NEW YORK and ATLANTA, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Weather Channel Companies (TWCC) is pleased to announce that the top of the Empire State Building will be lit in "The Weather Channel blue" the evening of Wednesday, May 2 in honor of the company's 30th anniversary.
"The Weather Channel is a beacon for millions of people through both good and bad weather, so it's fitting that it will literally be a beacon on our 30th anniversary," said David Kenny, chairman and CEO, The Weather Channel Companies. "We're proud of all we've achieved in our first 30 years, and the next 30 will be truly transformative. We're thrilled that the Empire State Building is sharing our celebration with New Yorkers and we'll be wishing for clear skies that night."
About The Weather Channel Companies
The Weather Channel companies (TWCC) are made up of The Weather Channel® television network, The Weather Channel digital properties, and WSI. The Weather Channel is based in Atlanta and is seen in more than 100 million U.S. households. TWCC also operates Weatherscan®, a 24-hour all-local weather network; The Weather Channel Radio Network; and The Weather Channel HD. The most popular source of weather news and information, TWCC properties reach 60 million monthly Web consumers (weather.com and Desktop) and 32 million monthly mobile users (mobile Web and applications) and offers the second most popular mobile app on all smartphones. WSI, headquartered in Andover, MA, primarily provides business-to-business weather services, particularly for the media, aviation, marine and energy sectors. TWCC is owned by a consortium made up of NBC Universal and the private equity firms The Blackstone Group and Bain Capital. For more information, visit www.weather.com/press
SOURCE The Weather Channel