ABC News Radio Offers Three, One-Hour Specials for 2013 Memorial Day Weekend

By Nicole Enberg

May 8, 2013 2:09pm

ABC’s Car Crazy! America’s Love Affair with Cars, Summer Survival Guide 2013 & Super Epic Summer Movie Special of Steel

Promos Available for Download on Monday May 13 at 9:00AM ET

One-Hour Specials Available for Download on Monday May 20 at 9:00AM ET

ABC’s Car Crazy! America’s Love Affair with Cars: Low interest rates make new car purchases very appealing, but how do you know what set of wheels are right for you? Single and sporty? Married with children? Looking for some luxury and the latest technology? Whatever your life circumstance, ABC’s Car Crazy! America’s Love Affair with Cars will deliver a helpful roundup of reviews on the latest models.

ABC News Radio’s Michael Barr hit the Consumer Reports® Auto Test Track to test drive today’s hottest cars. From design and fuel efficiency to safety and technology, ABC News Radio goes behind-the-scenes to make sure your next car purchase is worth every penny. Anchored by ABC News Radio’s Cheri Preston and Michael BarrABC’s Car Crazy! America’s Love Affair with Cars offers a one-hour guide to all of your auto inquiries.

ABC’s Summer Survival Guide 2013: The summer season means longer days and warmer nights and time to do things we never have time for during the rest of the year — like a weekend getaway with the family or getting caught up with projects around the house.

However you embrace the season, ABC’s Summer Survival Guide 2013 is definitely for you! Packed with everything from making the perfect summer cocktail, to backyard barbecue parties and modern tips for camping trips, this one-hour special promises to keep you informed, prepared, and most importantly, entertained. Anchored by ABC News Radio’s Alex Stone, ABC’s Summer Survival Guide 2013 features tips from top brands including EsquirePopular Mechanics and Good Housekeeping, offering listeners the ultimate handbook to a sizzling summer vacation.

ABC’s Super Epic Summer Movie Special of Steel: Summer is here, temperatures are rising and you know what that means — it is the perfect time to head to your local air-conditioned multiplex to check out all of the big summer movies! How to decide which movies are worth your hard-earned cash? Have no fear; ABC’s Super Epic Summer Movie Special of Steel is here to help you!

ABC Entertainment Correspondent David Blaustein anchors this fast-paced, one-hour special, providing listeners with the lowdown on everything hot and happening on the big screen this summer. From high-flying heroes and sci-fi epics to apocalyptic dramas and hilarious comedies, ABC’s Super Epic Summer Movie Special of Steel has the inside scoop on the must-see flicks during beach season.

PROMOS & SHOW AVAILABILITY:

A 30-second promo for each ABC Radio special will be available for download on www.abcnewscall.com under the “longform” tab by 9:00AM ET, Monday, May 13th.

Each one-hour ABC Radio special will be available for download on www.abcnewscall.com under the “longform” tab by 9:00AM ET, Monday, May 20th.

ABC News Radio is America’s largest commercial radio news organization, delivering daily newscasts and breaking news coverage to more than 1,800 affiliates nationwide and reaching approximately 77 million people each week. ABC News Radio also produces ABC Sports Radio and ABC Entertainment Radio, along with news, entertainment and sports audio and text content for an array of digital partners. ABC News Radio’s digital audio partnership with Slacker Radio and AOL Radio provide a combined reach of 60+ million users. ABC News Radio is distributed to radio stations by Cumulus Media, which has 4,4000 affiliate radio stations reaching more than 110 million listeners in the 12+ demographic each week.

Cumulus Media Networks has more than 4,000 affiliate radio stations reaching 121 million listeners in the 12+ demographic each week. Programs and services include ABC News Radio, The Mark Levin ShowThe Michael Baisden Show, The Huckabee ReportImus in the MorningThe John Batchelor ShowRed Eye RadioMoneyTalk with Bob BrinkerThe Larry Kudlow ShowRadio Perez with Perez Hilton, Kidd Kraddick in the MorningCannon’s Countdown with Nick Cannon and American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks.  Other Cumulus Media Networks services include advanced digital media platforms with online interactive advertising; streaming audio and podcasts; ABC Sports Radio; format-specific ePrep; production libraries; and nine 24-hour formats including Scott Shannon’s True Oldies Channel and ESPN Radio. Cumulus Media Networks en Español includes leading Spanish-language programming such as ConexiónThalia and ESPN Deportes Radio.

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