SiriusXM Launches Exclusive Programming Featuring National Geographic Kids
National Geographic Kids' Weird but True facts and amazing animal information,
airing on Kids Place Live, brings young listeners across North America closer
to world around them
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today
announced the launch of a series of fun and engaging vignettes for young
listeners, featuring content from National Geographic Kids beginning Monday,
January 14, 2013, on Kids Place Live, channel 78.
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The vignettes are based on National Geographic Kids books, including "Are You
Normal?," "Amazing Animals," "The 2013 National Geographic Kids Almanac" and
"Ultimate Weird but True." In this programming exclusively created for
SiriusXM Kids Place, young listeners will hear fun facts and be introduced to
the strange, wild and wonderful world around them.The facts willair
throughout the day, Monday through Friday.
"National Geographic Kids is known for taking the world and explaining it to
young people in understandable, usable ways. With our new daily features,
National Geographic Kids brings new, fun information to Kids Place Live all
throughout the day," said Kenny Curtis, Senior Director of Kids and
Entertainment Programming, SiriusXM.
"Bet you didn't know that porcupines can float," said Jennifer Emmett, Vice
President and Editorial Director of National Geographic Kids Books. "National
Geographic Kids does, and we're thrilled to share many more cool nuggets like
that with Kids Place Live listeners on SiriusXM so they can stump their
parents with our Weird but True facts, stories about amazing animals and
geography quiz questions."
National Geographic Kidsinspires young adventurers to explore the world
through award-winning magazines, books, website, apps, games, toys, television
series and events and is the only kids brand with a world-class scientific
organization at its core.National Geographic Kids Books publishes as many as
100 nonfiction titles each year and teaches young readers why the world is a
weird, fascinating and fun place.
SiriusXM Kids Place Live is a 24/7 interactive talk and music channel
featuring music and talk shows for kids. With live in-house "Rumpus Room"
concert events from the biggest names in kids' music, live hosts standing by
to take your song requests, and fun, on-air games, Kids Place Live allows
young listeners to play along and celebrate what it means to be a kid.
For more information, visitwww.siriusxm.com/kidsplacelive.
About National Geographic Kids
National GeographicKidsinspires young adventurers to explore the world
through award-winning magazines, books, apps, games, toys, videos, events and
a website, and is the onlykidsbrand with a world-class scientific
organization at its core. National GeographicKids(10 issues a year) and
LittleKids(6 issues a year) are photo-driven publications and are available
on newsstands or by subscription in print and on tablets. The award-winning
website kids.nationalgeographic.com exciteskidsabout the planet through
games, videos, contests, photos and blogs about cultures, animals and
destinations. National GeographicKidsBooks is the leading nonfiction
publisher with as many as 100 nonfiction titles each year, including theNew
York Timesbestselling"Kids Almanac." National GeographicKidsGames
engageskidsto learn through play with games like the online virtual animal
world of Animal Jam and the interactive TV experience of Nat Geo Kinect TV.
National GeographicKidsApps bring the best of National GeographicKidsto
smartphones and tablets.
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