FUSE TO SHOWCASE THE "2013 GLOBAL CITIZEN FESTIVAL: LIVE FROM CENTRAL PARK"
LIVESTREAM ON FUSE.TV AND YOUTUBE.COM/FUSE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 AT 4:00PM ET
FOLLOWED BY TWO-HOUR HIGHLIGHT CONCERT TO AIR ON FUSE
AND MSG NETWORK SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
KINGS OF LEON, ALICIA KEYS, JOHN MAYER AND STEVIE WONDER
TO PERFORM LIVE FROM CENTRAL PARK'S GREAT LAWN
New York, NY (September 27, 2013) - Fuse, the national music television network of The Madison Square Garden Company, will showcase the 2013 Global Citizen Festival: Live From Central Park this weekend on both its linear and digital platforms as part of its continuing commitment to deliver comprehensive coverage of music festivals. The concert event will stream live in its entirety on Fuse.tv and the Fuse YouTube channel on Saturday, September 28 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., livestream powered by MLB Advanced Media, LP. Timed to coincide with the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the Global Citizens Festival helps to draw attention to the issues surrounding education, women's equality, global health, and global partnerships in an effort to help end extreme poverty by 2030. This year's headliners include Kings of Leon, Alicia Keys, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder, all activists in their own right who are committed to furthering the mission of the Global Poverty Project.
After the initial livestream, Fuse will air a two-hour highlight reel of the concert on Sunday, September 29 at 11:00 a.m. ET on the network, featuring the night's most memorable and powerful moments. Encore presentations will air on MSG Network Sunday, September 29 at 9:00 p.m. ET and again at 1:00 a.m. ET.
For more about the 2013 Global Citizen Festival: Live From Central Park, viewers can visit www.fuse.tv/global-citizen-festival, and join the conversation on twitter @fusetv using the hashtag #GlobalCitizen.
Fuse, the national television network dedicated to music, brings viewers closer to their favorite artists and bands by featuring original series and specials, exclusive interviews, live concerts and video blocks - all rooted in the music experience. Celebrating the hit makers of today, familiar favorites and edgy newcomers, Fuse accommodates the wide ranging tastes and attitudes of its 18-34 year-old audience with compelling music programming on-air, on-line, on-demand, in HD and via mobile technologies. Fuse is a part of MSG Media, which includes television networks MSG, MSG +, MSG HD and MSG + HD, as well as MSG Interactive, which oversees all company digital initiatives. MSG Media is a division of The Madison Square Garden Company (NASDAQ:MSG), along with MSG Sports and MSG Entertainment. MSG Sports includes the New York Knicks (NBA); the New York Rangers (NHL); the New York Liberty (WNBA); the Hartford Wolf Pack (American Hockey League); and MSG Entertainment includes concerts and events at Madison Square Garden, the Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall, the Beacon Theatre, the Forum in Inglewood, California, The Chicago Theatre, and the Wang Theatre in Boston, and manages wholly-owned live entertainment properties including the Radio City Christmas Spectacular, starring the Rockettes. Additional information about Fuse can be found at www.fuse.tv.
About The Global Poverty Project
Best known for the 2012 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park, NYC, and the Live Below the Line campaign, The Global Poverty Project is an international education and advocacy organization working to catalyze the movement to end extreme poverty. An Australian-grown project, The Global Poverty Project creates campaigns with the purpose of increasing the number and effectiveness of people taking action to end extreme poverty, with the vision of a world without extreme poverty, within a generation. For more information, visit www.globalpovertyproject.com.