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SiriusXM and NBA Expand Agreement to Offer Fans with Streaming Subscriptions Access to NBA Live-Game Audio

Subscribers with the SiriusXM Premier Streaming Package to get every NBA game plus 24/7 SiriusXM NBA Radio channel More fans to have access to official team broadcasts for all 30 NBA teams on the SiriusXM app and connected devices The National Basketball Association and SiriusXM have expanded their agreement to include additional streaming rights starting with the 2020-21 NBA season. The multi-year agreement will provide SiriusXM subscribers with the SiriusXM Premier Streaming Package access to live audio broadcasts for…

SiriusXM’s New SXM-7 Satellite, Built by Maxar and Launched Aboard A SpaceX Falcon 9, Performing Properly After Launch

SiriusXM's new 1300-class satellite will provide continuous and expanded delivery of its audio entertainment and information services across North America Maxar Technologies , a trusted partner and innovator in Earth Intelligence and Space Infrastructure, SiriusXM, the leading audio entertainment company in the United States, and SpaceX, announced that the SXM-7 satellite was successfully launched and is performing properly. SXM-7, a high-powered digital audio radio satellite, was launched aboard a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket…

SiriusXM and 88rising Launch 88rising Radio, An All-Asian Artist Music Channel

First 24/7 radio channel in North America dedicated to showcasing Asian artists from around the world Daily programming will include interviews, performances, and music from the biggest Asian stars and emerging artists across Asia Full-time channel hosted by 88rising talent and founder Pandora to launch complementary 88rising Radio station SiriusXM and 88rising, the pioneering Asian-focused music and media company, announced the launch of 88rising Radio, the first all-Asian, multi-genre music radio channel available…

SportsGrid Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM January 7

SportsGrid Radio and SiriusXM announced that they are teaming up to launch the SportsGrid Radio Channel on SiriusXM on January 7, 2021. SiriusXM subscribers nationwide will have access to SportsGrid's real-time sports news, statistics, odds, and lines, along with live expert analysis.  The SportsGrid Radio channel will be available to SiriusXM subscribers 24 hours a day 7 days a week on SiriusXM radios (channel 204) in their cars or anywhere with the SiriusXM app.  SportsGrid Radio will be replacing the VSiN channel, which…

SiriusXM’s Beloved Holiday Channels Arrive Early to Spread Cheer Across the Airwaves

17 ad-free channels featuring a wide collection of music to celebrate the holiday season SiriusXM announced its extensive holiday music lineup featuring 17 ad-free channels including a new channel, Jolly Christmas, as well as the much-anticipated Holly and Holiday Traditions channels. 14 of the music channels are kicking off the holiday season and are available on the SiriusXM app now. SiriusXM's holiday music channels will offer listeners a variety of traditional holiday songs, classic Christmas carols, holiday pop…

SiriusXM Completes Acquisition of Stitcher

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. announced that it has completed its acquisition of Stitcher and is moving forward as the premier full-service platform for podcast creators, publishers, and advertisers. With this acquisition, SiriusXM adds Stitcher, a longtime pioneer in podcasting, to its leading audio entertainment platform. Alongside Pandora, Simplecast, and AdsWizz, Stitcher strengthens SiriusXM's position in this fast-growing area. By combining Stitcher's leading programming and advertising networks with SiriusXM's existing…

SiriusXM Announces Leadership Update

Jim Meyer to Retire as CEO on December 31, 2020 and Become Vice Chairman of the SiriusXM Board of Directors Jennifer C. Witz, President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, to Become CEO Entertainment Industry Veteran Sean S. Sullivan Appointed CFO SiriusXM announced that Chief Executive Officer, James E. Meyer, intends to retire on December 31, 2020. Upon Mr. Meyer's retirement, Jennifer C. Witz, President, Sales, Marketing and Operations, will become the Company's new Chief Executive Officer. Gregory B. Maffei,…

AudioGO Emerges from Public Beta with New Features Designed for Easy Audio Ad Buying

AudioGO, the self-serve audio ad buying service from SiriusXM-owned AdsWizz, announced that it is emerging from public beta with several new features designed to support smaller buyers looking to capitalize on increasing audio consumption. “We’re a small organization and can’t afford to commit a $5,000 or higher budget to each platform we advertise on, so I’m glad AudioGO gives me a way to add internet radio into our advertising mix at a budget that makes sense for us.” Digital audio listening has been on the rise over…

Peacock To Become Exclusive Live Streaming Home Of “PFT Live With Mike Florio”

Peacock announced that PFT Live with Mike Florio will live stream exclusively on Peacock beginning August 24. Mike Florio and Chris Simms, along with regular guests Peter King and Rodney Harrison, will continue to keep fans current on the NFL each weekday from 7:00–9:00 a.m. ET. PFT Live is known for delivering inside information and comprehensive analysis from an independent perspective. The show covers all the latest news around the league, breaks down reports and rumors and features interviews with players, coaches and…

Will the US Podcast Advertising Revenue Hit $1 Billion Mark?

According to the latest IAB report titled the “US Podcast Advertising Revenue Study”, the podcasting media is considered as the most resilient content marketing and advertising platform in the COVID-19 disrupted market. Despite a sluggish run in the last two quarters, podcast formats are seen to be performing better than other advertising channels. The reason? The DIY content creation which can be easily scaled to meet ad messaging standards across multiple marketing genres… According to the IAB report, the US…

Jim Gaffigan Becomes First Comedian to Get His Own SiriusXM Pop-up Channel

The Jim Gaffigan Channel launches on SiriusXM's streaming platform Two new unreleased stand-up albums to premiere on the channel SiriusXM announced the launch of The Jim Gaffigan Channel, which features the prolific comedian's full stand-up library as well as two never-before-heard albums, interviews, and other rare material. The channel launched today on SiriusXM's streaming platform and will run through August 13. Known for his largely clean, sarcastic material about everyday life (food, fatherhood, and laziness)…

SiriusXM Appoints Entertainment Industry Executive, Jonelle Procope

Sirius XM Holdings Inc., the leading audio entertainment company in the US, announced the appointment of Jonelle Procope as a new independent member of its Board of Directors. Ms. Procope brings to the SiriusXM Board significant entertainment industry, legal and business experience. She serves as the President and CEO of the Apollo Theater Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization that operates the Apollo Theater in New York. She is also an active member of many civic and community organizations in New York City.…

SiriusXM to Acquire Stitcher

Transaction will Combine the Leading Audio Entertainment Company in the U.S. with a Pioneer in Podcast Production, Distribution, and Ad Sales Acquisition will Create the Premier Full-Service Platform for Podcast Creators, Publishers, and Advertisers Stitcher Podcasts Include Freakonomics Radio, My Favorite Murder, How Did This Get Made?, SuperSoul Sunday from The Oprah Winfrey Network, Office Ladies, Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend, Literally! with Rob Lowe, LeVar Burton Reads, Comedy Bang! Bang!, and WTF with Marc Maron…

SiriusXM Acquires Podcast Management and Analytics Platform Simplecast

With SiriusXM AdTech Subsidiary AdsWizz, Acquisition Enables End-to-End Offering for Podcasters on One Platform, from Creation to Monetization SiriusXM announced the acquisition of Simplecast, a leading podcast management platform that enables podcasters to publish, manage, and measure their content.  The Simplecast solution, paired with the award-winning monetization platform of AdsWizz, the adtech subsidiary of SiriusXM, creates an end-to-end solution that enables creators to publish and generate revenue from their…

Classic NFL Tripleheader to Air Sundays on SiriusXM

Listeners can re-live "The Greatest Game Ever Played," "The Catch," and many more of the NFL's most memorable games and moments SiriusXM NFL Radio's "Ultimate Classic Sundays" kick off May 17 SiriusXM today announced that it will launch a new Ultimate Classic NFL Sunday series – rebroadcasting some of the greatest games in NFL history – each week on its 24/7 SiriusXM NFL Radio channel. Starting May 17 and airing Sundays through August, SiriusXM will present a tripleheader of NFL classics, re-aired in their entirety. …

Jonas Brothers to Answer Fan Questions in Virtual SiriusXM Hits 1 Celebrity Session

Audience to feature frontline healthcare workers and their families from across the country Celebrity Session to air on SiriusXM Hits 1 on Friday, May 15 as a part of SiriusXM's Stream Free offer to everyone and will coincide with Jonas Brothers' new single "X" featuring KAROL G SiriusXM announced that the Jonas Brothers will participate and answer fan questions in a virtual SiriusXM Hits 1 Celebrity Session hosted by The Morning Mash Up. The virtual Celebrity Session will feature the Jonas Brothers interacting with an…

SiriusXM Teams Up With Calm to Launch ‘The Calm Channel’

The Calm Channel will feature soothing music and relaxing soundscapes to help create a peaceful state-of-mind Channel includes mini meditations, "Mindful Moments," to air four times daily Special channel will now be available as part of SiriusXM's Stream Free SiriusXM and Calm, the leading meditation and mindfulness app, announced today the launch of The Calm Channel, a new channel featuring soothing music, tranquil soundscapes and mindfulness meditations. The Calm Channel is available on channel 68, as well as any time on…

Taylor Swift to Launch Home DJ Series on SiriusXM Hits 1 Channel

SiriusXM announced that global superstar Taylor Swift will help launch a Home DJ series on SiriusXM's top pop channel SiriusXM Hits 1 starting on Friday, April 3. Hits 1 n chill, first in the Home DJ Series, includes Swift and will be followed by other pop stars, as they take over SiriusXM Hits 1 right from their homes. The stars will be playing the most requested hits and their favorite music, providing commentary and more to connect with their fans all across North America. Listeners will be able to hear upcoming Hits 1…

Howard Stern Announces Free Access To Full SiriusXM Premier Streaming Service Through May 15

With millions currently staying home, SiriusXM opens access in North America via the SiriusXM app and at SiriusXM.com/streamfree Announcement made by Howard Stern broadcasting from his home Featuring 300+ channels of news and information, entertainment, escape, and companionship across ad-free music channels, plus channels of live news, faith-based content, comedy, sports talk, politics, and on demand content New #StayHome Radio channel brings happy, feel-good music The Billy Joel Channel and Dave Matthews Band Radio…

SiriusXM’s Pearl Jam Radio to Broadcast Special Programming for Band’s New Album

Gigaton, Pearl Jam's eleventh studio album, to air in full Friday on Pearl Jam Radio SiriusXM announced today that Pearl Jam Radio, the band's exclusive SiriusXM channel, is creating special programming surrounding the release of Gigaton, Pearl Jam's new album that will air in its entirety on Friday, March 27. Marketing Technology News: COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album on Friday. Gigaton marks the band's first studio album since…