Oct 05 2009

CBS Interactive Music Group Presents “Live On Letterman” Webcast With Tim McGraw On Monday, Oct. 12

Exclusive Concert From Historic Ed Sullivan Theater To Feature Classic Hits and Songs From McGraw’s New Album, Southern Voice, Streamed Live On the LATE SHOW Website at CBS.com And Broadcast On CBS RADIO’s Country Music Stations

McGraw to Also Perform Two Nights on CBS’s “LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN,” Monday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 16

Country music star Tim McGraw will perform an exclusive “Live on Letterman” webcast concert from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Monday, Oct. 12, following the taping of his appearance on the LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN.

This CBS Interactive Music Group event will be promoted across and broadcast on several CBS assets, as the concert will be streamed on the LATE SHOW website at CBS.com (www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show) that evening at approximately 8:00 PM, ET/5:00 PM, PT, and will also be featured live on-air and online on CBS RADIO country music stations across the country. Additionally, live and on-demand video of the concert will be available on CBS properties including Last.fm, mp3.com, TV.com, etonline.com and theinsider.com, as well as the CBS Television Station websites, among others.

This exclusive performance is the fourth time the LATE SHOW has used the historic Ed Sullivan Theater as a concert venue – Pearl Jam performed a live webcast concert for the LATE SHOW and CBS.com on May 4, 2006, Elvis Costello and the Imposters did one on May 14, 2007, and Paul McCartney performed from atop the Ed Sullivan Theater marquee during his webcast concert on July 15, 2009.

Additionally, McGraw will perform two nights on the LATE SHOW, Monday, Oct. 12 and Friday, Oct. 16 (11:35 PM-12:37 AM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. On the Friday broadcast, McGraw will also sit down for an interview with Letterman.

During the concert, McGraw will perform songs from his new album, Southern Voice, which drops Oct. 20, as well as some of his classic hits during the webcast. He has sold more than 40 million units and dominated the charts with 30 #1 singles. He’s won three GRAMMY® Awards, 14 Academy of Country Music Awards, 11 Country Music Association Awards, 10 American Music Awards, three People’s Choice Awards and numerous other honors. His concert tours consistently rank at #1 and he and wife, Faith Hill, hold the record for the best selling consecutive multi-year North American tour in country music history for their “Soul2Soul Tour” outings in 2006 and 2007.

Following is the list of CBS RADIO stations featuring the concert:

WUSN-FM/Chicago

WYCD-FM/Detroit

KILT-FM/Houston

KMLE-FM/Phoenix

KMPS-FM/Seattle

WSOC-FM/Charlotte

WIRK-FM/West Palm Beach

WQYK-FM/Tampa

WDSY-FM/Pittsburgh

KNCI-FM/Sacramento

KFRG-FM/Riverside

For more information on the LATE SHOW, please visit http://www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show/; for Tim McGraw, visit http://www.timmcgraw.com/.

The LATE SHOW with DAVID LETTERMAN is a production of Worldwide Pants Incorporated. Barbara Gaines, Matt Roberts, Jude Brennan, Maria Pope and Rob Burnett are the executive producers.

About the CBS Interactive Music Group

Established in May 2009, the CBS Interactive Music Group combines CBS RADIO’s digital assets, including its websites, over 150 online audio streams, and its various mobile applications, as well as Last.fm, a leading music discovery site, to form a single division which creates richer and more immersive experiences for millions of music fans around the world. The combined assets of the newly formed division reach almost 40 million unique monthly users worldwide.