ABC Audio Announces Special Labor Day Weekend Programming



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BC Audio will provide three different specials to affiliates for use over Labor Day weekend, including an ABC News special on the evolving U.S. labor market, a rock and classics special presented by Speakeasy, and a country music special hosted by country superstar Cole Swindell.

ABC News Radio presents “Help Wanted” hosted by anchor Cheri Preston. In this three-hour special, Preston and a team of ABC News correspondents report on America’s jobs – from the most desirable positions to the most difficult careers and some unbelievable and rare jobs in between. The program explores the shifting U.S. labor market and examines roles across all kinds of industries. The special introduces listeners to workers that make a living in vital cybersecurity positions, the growing social media influencer world, dangerous first-responder roles and more.

“Labor Day Live,” presented by Speakeasy and hosted by ABC Audio’s Matt Wolfe, celebrates some of the most unforgettable live performances from rock legends such as Billy Joel, Led Zeppelin, Heart and more. The special features interviews from artists about the magic of being on stage, as well as recordings from the most iconic venues to the smallest shows.

Country artist Cole Swindell hosts “Singles Saturday Night,” presented by ABC Audio’s Front & Center. In the special, Swindell takes listeners through the making of his chart-topping tracks, including his own hits and other songs he wrote that hit number one for fellow country stars like Luke Bryant, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett. The special will also give listeners a preview of his upcoming single, out Sept. 10, and feature some of Swindell’s personal favorite tracks written and recorded by other country artists, past and present.

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ABC Audio is America’s premier source for radio news, entertainment and lifestyle content, and podcasts. ABC News Radio reaches more Americans than any other commercial broadcaster through its network of more than 1,900 radio stations and digital distributors. ABC Audio also offers stations access to Air Power, which provides on-demand access to original video and social media content, and ABC Digital, a 24/7 service providing stations news, entertainment and lifestyle digital text stories. ABC Audio is also part of a top ranked podcasting network, along with its partners at ESPN and National Geographic. ABC’s growing podcast portfolio includes ABC News’ flagship daily news podcast, “Start Here,” as well as the critically acclaimed, chart-topping hits “The Dropout” and “In Plain Sight: Lady Bird Johnson.”

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August 23, 2021 10:00am ET by ABC Publicity  


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