World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. : Yahoo! Brings Fans the Exclusive Global Online Live Stream of the Rolling Stones 50TH Anniversary Concert on December 15
12/06/2012| 09:10am US/Eastern
Yahoo! Inc. and WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced the
exclusive global online live stream of the Rolling Stones 50th
anniversary concert, an historic pay-per-view special that will take
place on Saturday, December 15 at 9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT on Yahoo! Music (http://music.yahoo.com).
Rolling Stones at London's O2 arena. Opening night of the Stones '50 and Counting' tour on November 25, 2012. Credit: Brian Rasic
Rolling Stones fans can come to Yahoo! for historic footage including
past concerts, band interviews and backstage access. Beginning at 8:30
p.m. ET/ 5:30 p.m. PT on December 15, fans can watch an exclusive
special entitled Countdown to the Rolling Stones, featuring
pre-show activities and a countdown of the 10 greatest Rolling Stones
moments of all-time.
The Rolling Stones concert is the latest in a series of exclusive
special music events accessible to millions of viewers on Yahoo! From
concerts such as the Clinton Foundation 10th Anniversary and iHeart
Radio festival, to red carpet premieres for "Twilight: Breaking Dawn"
and "The Hunger Games," Yahoo! brings our users their latest
entertainment obsessions and their time-honored favorites, across
computers and mobile devices.
"The Rolling Stones' music has crossed generations and the world and
Yahoo! is excited to bring this very special music event to our global
audience," said Erin McPherson, Vice President and Head of Yahoo!'s
video and originals. "The Rolling Stones are living legends, and we are
honored that the band and WWE chose us to be a part of their 50th
"We are pleased to partner with Yahoo!, a global leader in digital
media, to bring the Rolling Stones pay-per-view online to millions
across the world," said Vince McMahon, Chairman and CEO, WWE. "Our
partnership will create unprecedented reach for this historic event."
WWE, the world's pre-eminent provider of pay-per-view programming, in
partnership with Dainty Group and Endemol, will distribute the
pay-per-view event globally. For additional information on how to watch
the pay-per-view event in your market, please visit www.rollingstones.com/watch.
And the Official Rolling Stones app is now available on the App Store http://bit.ly/UaJTNQ.
WHAT: Yahoo! Music (http://music.yahoo.com)
to host the exclusive pay-per-view live stream of the Rolling Stones' 50th
Anniversary concert from The Prudential Center.
WHEN: Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
WHERE: Concert to be streamed globally on Yahoo! Music (http://music.yahoo.com).
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