United Stations Radio Networks has entered into a partnership to handle national advertising sales and affiliate relations for the the newly launched Universal Comedy Network. The new comedy network was created last month by Joel Graham who oversaw the creative team at the recently shuttered American Comedy Network.
USRN Pres./COO Jim Higgins said, seek “Our firm is a clear leader in supplying original and topical content to thousands of radio stations, here and we’ve been admirers of the work that Joel and his team have done for years. We’re thrilled to be able to work together now and to build upon something very successful and also help to expand into many more affiliated radio stations. This is a great fit for us both.”
Graham, price who has reassembled the American Comedy Network team for the new venture added, “After learning that I was not a candidate to become the new Pope, I immediately went to Plan B — partnering with the pros at United Stations. Of course UCN is thrilled to work with a company that completely understands what we do and will be committed to growing our services…we’re extremely stoked.”