In the first deal of its kind, televised rock concert distributor Radio Vision Intl. has inked a yearlong deal with Gosteleradio, the Soviet Union’s national television station, to provide two hours of concert programming per month for primetime telecast in the USSR, starting June 1. First chows will include Fleetwood Mac, Genesis, Sinead O’Connor and Eric Clapton.
Separately, RVI secured exclusive tv and radio distrib rights outside the U.S. for the third annual Intl. Rock Awards. Show will be held at the London Docklands Arena on June 12.