ABC Radio Networks Kicks Off ‘The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40’ This Weekend – BroadcastNewsroom. LOS ANGELES, Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ — ABC Radio Networks kicks off its new agreement with Dees Entertainment this weekend as the syndication representative of “The Rick Dees Weekly Top 40.” The development agreement was recently signed by ABC Radio Networks and Dees Entertainment, the programming company owned by entertainment personality Rick Dees. Together they will work to develop and distribute original entertainment content targeting key audiences.
“Rick is one of the most respected talents in radio and we’re thrilled to add his knowledge and keen understand ing of the young-end audience to our portfolio,” said Carl Anderson, Senior Vice President for Programming and Distribution. “He has built an illustrious career rooted in his ability to connect with listeners. His experience and wide ranging success will be a strong advantage for our platforms.”