‘On Air with Ryan Seacrest’ To Debut In Australia Monday

January 7, 2011 7:08 pm

A kangaroo bounds across the Australian beach at sunset.

Get ready Australia! We’re proud to announce that “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” will launch on Sydney’s Mix 106.5 and Melbourne’s Mix 101.1 this Monday, January 10. The show which reaches a weekly worldwide audience estimated at more than 20 million, will be heard Monday through Friday beginning at 7:00 p.m. local time.

Seacrest, a household name in Australia as host of American Top 40 with Ryan Seacrest, E! News and FOX’s American Idol, stated, “I’m beyond excited to be On Air in Sydney and Melbourne. It’s always a thrill to know our show is broadcasting all the way on the other side of the planet from Hollywood in one of my favorite countries. We look forward to delivering the best in music and pop culture from Hollywood all the way Down Under.”

“With celebrity being such an important part of our listeners’ lives these days, Ryan will be a great addition to the line-up on Mix Sydney and Melbourne,” stated Australian Radio Network’s National Content Director Duncan Campbell. “When it comes to being connected to the world of celebrity, whether through music, movies or entertainment, no one comes close to Ryan. We look forward to working with him and the team to position this show as the number one-rated radio program in both Sydney and Melbourne.”