AEG Goes DiscLive
AEG-TV, which produces concert simulcasts in movie cinemas among other things, has signed a vendor deal with the parent company of DiscLive.
The companies will pursue opportunities to broadcast live events to pay-per-view, high definition cinemas and networks, and to produce CDs immediately following live performances.
No release date has been set for the launch of the venture, but AEG-TV said the companies plan to pursue a minimum of six major tours or live broadcasts per year.
DiscLive, owned by Immediatek, manufactures mobile recording and production facilities. Within 20 minutes of a concert, a DiscLive facility can produce about 1,000 CDs of the performance for sale to exiting concert-goers.
Along with cinema simulcasts, AEG-TV produces pay-per-view and television events. AEG-TV CEO John Rubey told Pollstar that the company expects the DiscLive venture to be implemented first with the simulcasts, then move to pay-per-view and other mediums.
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