Martha Stewart Launches Live Daily Radio Show on SiriusXM
Martha Stewart to host new show, "Martha Live," featuring all facets of
Martha's interests in lifestyle, entrepreneurism, culture, social media and
Live call-ins, interviews, special segments from Martha's worldwide travels,
contributions from Martha's favorite experts and curated excerpts from
Martha's extensive broadcast archives
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013
NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced that Martha Stewart will host a new, daily radio show, Martha Live,
exclusively on SiriusXM.
This will be the first time that Martha Stewart has hosted a daily radio show,
and will be the first format that exposes every aspect of her vast interests
and experiences, from her enduring passion for living well to her leadership
in new media; her international explorations and discoveries; the fascinating
people she meets from all walks of life; her growing appeal to millennials and
her philanthropic endeavors.
The new Martha Live show will feature segments including "Ask Martha," with
live call-ins; "Mostly Martha," with high-profile guest interviews and
discussions; segments hosted by Martha's favorite experts; as well as curated
segments from Martha's vast archives of radio and television. Beginning
February 19, Martha Live will air weekdays from noon to 2:00 pm ET, and replay
from 7:00 to 9:00 pm ET, on SiriusXM Stars, channel 107.
Martha Live will be available on SiriusXM On Demand listening via the SiriusXM
Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices, and online at
SiriusXM.com. The new show, and shows from the vast Martha Stewart broadcast
archive, will air 24/7 on a new Martha Stewart channel on SiriusXM Internet
Radio online and via smartphones and other connected devices.
"I am happy to launch my newest show on SiriusXM, and I look forward to
spending more time than ever sharing my knowledge and experiences with
listeners from all over the country and learning from them and my
guests,"said Martha Stewart.
"Our subscribers have clearly spoken: they want more access to Martha and we
could not be happier to give them that exactly. For the first time, Martha
will host a daily radio show, and will expand her format to include everything
that interests and fascinates her," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief
Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Her show will be as eclectic as her amazing array
of interests and skills, and will feature many opportunities for listeners to
call in live. Martha is always educating, always informing, always interesting
and now, SiriusXM listeners will get the most of Martha."
Visit www.siriusxm.com and www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more information.
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connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada
which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and
merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle
content and distinctive products. The Company reaches approximately 66 million
consumers across all media platforms each month and has a growing retail
presence with 8,500 products in thousands of retail locations. MSLO's media
brands, available across multiple platforms, include Martha Stewart Living,
Martha Stewart Weddings, and Everyday Food; the Company also offers books and
utility Apps. MSLO's television and video programming includes the new
"Martha Stewart's Cooking School" series on PBS, in addition to new
made-for-the-web video and a vast library of how-to content available
online. Martha Live, a new radio show hosted by Martha Stewart, airs every
weekday on SIRIUS XM Channel 107. MSLO also designs high-quality Martha
Stewart products in a range of lifestyle categories available through select
retailers, including The Home Depot, Macy's, Staples (together with Avery),
PetSmart, Michaels and Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores. The Company entered into
a strategic alliance with J.C. Penney Company, Inc., and will launch products
in jcp stores in Spring 2013. The MSLO family of brands also includes Chef
Emeril Lagasse's media and merchandising properties. Additional information
about MSLO is at www.marthastewart.com.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
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