GBTV EXPANDS ITS PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS TEAM

GBTV EXPANDS ITS PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS TEAM

Eric Pearce Promoted to VP of Television Operations and Liz Julis Named VP of Special Event Programming

(New York, NY, November 1st 2011) GBTV, Glenn Beck’s live-streaming video network, announced today that it is expanding its production and operations team. Eric Pearce, former Director of Television Operations has been promoted to Vice President of Television Operations and Liz Julis, who produced Restoring Courage, Glenn’s historic event on the mall in Washington D.C., has been named VP of Special Event Programming.

Pearce, previously Director of Television Operations, has helped build GBTV into one of the world’s largest streaming video networks. In his new role, Pearce will continue to oversee GBTV’s operations and will help manage the creation of a production facility in Texas. Before joining Mercury Radio Arts, Pearce spent five and a half years with CNN working in the Program Development Unit, helping to launch multiple primetime shows for HLN, including Glenn’s first TV show back in May 2007.

Chris Balfe, President and COO of Mercury Radio Arts said: “GBTV is television on the internet, not internet television. One way we have accomplished that goal is by hiring top quality network level talent like Eric. He has done a tremendous job building GBTV’s world-class operations and we are glad he is part of our team.”

Julis, who oversaw all of the event production surrounding Glenn’s historic Restoring Courage rally on August 28th, 2010 and Glenn’s three events in Israel this past summer, will produce and organize coverage of live events for GBTV. The productions will not only include events headlined by Glenn but also third party events and special programming that will be announced at a later time. Julis joined Mercury in 2006.

Balfe said: “Glenn sets a very high quality standard for all Mercury projects and Liz has shown the incredible ability to produce historic, large scale events that meet those standards. We have some exciting plans for GBTV produced live-events and look forward to Liz bringing them to our subscribers across the country.”

Glenn’s two-hour show, which debuted on 9/12 is broadcast live weekdays from 5 to 7PM ET from a newly-built set designed by Glenn and his team at the iconic NEP Studios in Midtown Manhattan. It will be moving to Dallas next year.  The show features Glenn’s unique fusion of entertainment and enlightenment and includes contributors like Amy Holmes, Will Cain, S.E. Cupp and Raj Nair. In addition to Glenn’s new show, GBTV includes a wide range of programming including Liberty Tree House, Mercury Theater, The B.S. of A, a six camera simulcast of Glenn’s three hour radio show and “The 4th Hour” starring Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere.

GBTV is available on computers, Roku, iPads, iPhones and Boxee.

About Mercury Radio Arts

Mercury Radio Arts is Glenn Beck’s fully integrated multi-media production company. Mercury produces all Glenn Beck related properties including The Glenn Beck Program, America’s third highest-rated radio show, Beck’s New York Times bestselling books, and his live stage-show business.

Mercury’s digital platforms now include GlennBeck.com, the fan portal; GBTV, the live streaming video network;Markdown.com, the e-commerce site for connecting consumers with valuable discounts; andTheBlaze.com, the News & Information network.

Founded in 2002, Mercury has a full time staff of over 90 employees and is based in New York, NY.

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere reacted to a recent Washington Post op-ed in which the author, Ron Charles, suggests that "as Confederate statues finally tumble across America, [and] television networks are marching through their catalogues looking to take down racially offensive content," perhaps the next items that should be up on the cancel-culture chopping block are "problematic books."

"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

Watch the video below to catch more of the conversation:


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It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

Join Glenn Beck, broadcasting from Standing Rock Ranch, as he takes us to Plymouth, Gettysburg, and Federal Hall on an important journey through America's remarkable history to inspire a brighter future. Glenn asks the hard questions of every American. Is this system worth saving? Is there a better way? Where do we go from here, and how do we answer those questions?

Featuring performances from the Millennial Choirs and Orchestras, David Osmond, a very special children's choir, and guests Bob Woodson, Tim Ballard, David Barton, Burgess Owens, Kathy Barnette, Anna Paulina Luna, and Tim Barton.

Watch the full special presentation below:


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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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The current riots and movement to erase America's history are exactly in line with the New York Times' "1619 Project," which argues that America was rotten at its beginning, and that slavery and systemic racism are the roots of everything from capitalism to our lack of universal health care.

On this week's Wednesday night special, Glenn Beck exposed the true intent of the "1619 Project" and its creator, who justifies remaking America into a Marxist society. This clever lie is disguised as history, and it has already infiltrated our schools.

"The '1619 Project' desperately wants to pass itself off as legitimate history, but it totally kneecaps itself by ignoring so much of the American story. There's no mention of any black Americans who succeeded in spite of slavery, due to the free market capitalist system. In the 1619 Project's effort to take down America, black success stories are not allowed. Because they don't fit with the narrative. The role of white Americans in abolishing slavery doesn't fit the narrative either," Glenn said.

"The agenda is not ultimately about history," he added. "It's just yet another vehicle in the fleet now driven by elites in America toward socialism."

Watch a preview of the full episode below:


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