Opus 1 to Provide Production Library Music to TV & Radio Station Group that includes ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX Affiliates Nationwide
Los Angeles, CA â€“ April 29 — Opus 1 Music Library, a division of AECG (Alan Ett Creative Group) has signed a three year music packaging deal with the Journal Broadcast Group, it was announced today by AECG President & CEO Alan Ett. Opus 1 will provide production library music for use with promos, bumpers and advertising for the Journal Broadcast Groupâ€™s many regional network affiliate television stations and radio stations nationwide.
One of the fastest growing music library companies in the world, Opus 1 Music Library has its own catalog featuring over 15,000 tracks, which are represented internationally by sub-publishers in over 35 territories around the world, and is the exclusive US distributor for fourteen of the premiere European music library labels. This includes AE2 Music, a newly established co-venture with the Cutting Edge Group, the UKâ€™s premiere music company, which markets the music of both companies to the film, television and commercial industries. AECG is a pre-eminent full-service music and music service providers for the film, TV and media production communities. AECG has produced music for thousands of network, cable and syndicated television shows, national TV and radio commercials, feature films, CD-Roms, DVDâ€™s, video and computer games and live stage productions.
â€œThe Journal Broadcast Group is a strong alliance of stations reaching the heartland of America,â€? says Ett. â€œWeâ€™re honored that our music will enrich their broadcasts while reaching a vast TV and radio audience.â€?
â€œIt was clear that Opus 1 has a robust library of music that will enable our stations to produce top sounding creative product that will entertain and attract viewers and listeners across our group. Weâ€™re proud to be working with them,â€? said Jim Thomas, Journalâ€™s VP of Marketing, Programming and Interactive Media.â€?
The Journal Broadcast Group is comprised of network affiliate stations in local markets nationwide including: ABC affiliates KTNV-TV (Las Vegas), KGUN-TV (Tucson), KIVI-TV & KSAW-LP (Boise); NBC affiliates WTMJ-TV (Milwaukee), KMIR-TV (Palm Springs) & WGBA-TV (Green Bay); CBS affiliate KMTV-TV (Omaha); Fox affiliates WFTX-TV (Ft Myers/Naples) & WSYM-TV (Lansing); and MyNetworkTV affiliates WACY-TV (Green Bay) & KPSE-TV (Palm Springs). In addition the Group has 35 radio stations in markets including Knoxville, Boise, Milwaukee, Omaha, Tucson, Tulsa, Wichita and Springfield.
About Alan Ett Creative Group:
AECG (Alan Ett Creative Group,
) is a community of companies founded in 1991 by Alan Ett, focused on building synergistic relationships in the production community by providing a wide range of services and products. In addition to Opus 1 Music Library (
), AECG is comprised of: Alan Ett Music Group (
) the music production, clearance and administration company; Opus 19 Music, a music publishing arm; Media City Sound (MCS) (
), a full service audio post production facility; Creative Production Group (
), a media production company; and Newdance & Newdance kids (
), dynamic new divisions of AECG that focuses on developing creative concepts for strategic partnerships that unite brands and companies with proprietary intellectual property.