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Perez Hilton Teams With CBS Radio for Multi-Platform Content Partnership

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Perez Hilton at the amfAR Inspiration Gala in New York on June 16, 2015. 

CBS Radio announced Thursday a new partnership with web, TV and radio personality Perez Hilton on a variety of content initiatives, including the launch of an exclusive podcast for CBS' Play.it podcast network. As well, Hilton's Radio Perez daily celebrity news feature will now be heard on 20 CBS radio stations nationwide. 

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The PHP: Perez Hilton Podcast is now available for download or on-demand listening, providing celebrity gossip news with led by Hilton's commentary and insight. He will be joined weekly by Los Angeles' 97.1 KAMP Radio afternoon drive host and entertainment personality Chris Booker, as well as special guests. New episodes will be available every Thursday on Play.itor through iTunes.

"Excited does not begin to describe my overflowing enthusiasm for my new partnership with CBS RADIO," Hilton said in a statement. "FUN is a great way to describe ‘The PHP: Perez Hilton Podcast’ on Play.it. I put a lot of thought into my co-host and I could not have chosen anyone better than Chris Booker. He and I have electric chemistry, and I can guarantee listeners will agree as we chat everything pop culture and dig deep into the trending topics of the week."

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"Our relationship with Perez is a terrific example of our audiences’ passion for unique and engaging content suited for their on-demand lifestyle, as well as their desire for compelling entertainment news heard live on their favorite FM music stations," added Chris Oliviero, executive vice president, programming for CBS RADIO. "This combined platform of Play.it and major market radio stations will provide Perez with another outstanding opportunity to stay connected to his loyal fans."  

In addition to Los Angeles' KAMP-FM and Chicago's WBBM-FM, the Radio Perez entertainment and gossip update added to stations in New York, San Francisco, Dallas, Houston, Washington, D.C., and others. A full list of stations can be found here.