Ryan Seacrest holds preeminent positions in broadcast and cable television, as well as nationally syndicated radio and local radio.
He is celebrated internationally as host of the top-rated primetime talent showcase “American Idol” on Fox. He is host and executive producer of ABC’s annual New Year’s eve program, “Dick Clark’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest.” He also has an agreement with NBCUniversal that includes on-air broadcasting and producing duties across the NBC and E! networks.
On radio, Seacrest is host of “On Air with Ryan Seacrest,” his market-topping #1 nationally syndicated LA morning drive-time show for iHeart Media’s 102.7 KIIS-FM, as well as a nationally-syndicated Top 40 radio show.
Seacrest launched Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP) in 2006, which has since become an Emmy-winning entertainment production powerhouse creating unscripted, scripted and digital programming. RSP is currently producing the E! hit series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians” and spin-off “Kourtney and Khloe Take the Hamptons,” “Shahs of Sunset” on Bravo, and “My Transparent Life” for ABC Family. RSP is also producing a scripted drama series for NBC, “Shades of Blue,” starring Jennifer Lopez. The company produced the Emmy Award-winning reality series “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution.”
As an entrepreneur, Seacrest has investments in media and entertainment companies including Civic Entertainment Group, a marketing services company, Pinterest, FlightCar, attn:, a news media company targeted at millennials, and Mobile System Security (MSS) through Seacrest Global Group. He has also made independent investments in TYPO, a smartphone accessory company, DigiTour Media, an emerging media and entertainment company that creates and produces IRL (“in real life”) YouTube experiences in the form of concerts, as well as the cable network, AXS TV.
In the fall of 2014, he launched a new tailored clothing collection, Ryan Seacrest Distinction, at Macy’s.
His philanthropic efforts are focused on youth-oriented initiatives, including serving as Chairman of The Ryan Seacrest Foundation and Honorary Chair of the Grammy Foundation. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation has opened eight broadcast media centers – Seacrest Studios – in pediatric hospitals in cities across the country. He is also on the board of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
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