Glenn Beck's TheBlaze to Launch "TheBlaze Radio News" on SiriusXM
24/7 channel "TheBlaze Radio Network" to air on SiriusXM Internet Radio
NEW YORK, March 25, 2013
NEW YORK, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced today that TheBlaze, Glenn Beck's multi-platform news, information,
and opinion network, will produce 24/7 hourly radio newscasts on SiriusXM
Patriot, SiriusXM's conservative talk channel. Additionally, Beck's "TheBlaze
Radio Network" will be added to the SiriusXM Internet Radio lineup.
Beginning March 25, hourly updates from "TheBlaze Radio News" will begin every
hour of programming on SiriusXM Patriot channel 125, with anchors and
reporters from around the nation providing news and information specifically
targeted toward the SiriusXM Patriot listener.
Also beginning March 25, SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 778 becomes "TheBlaze
Radio Network,"which recently launched online. "TheBlaze Radio Network"
features exclusive talk programs from Jay Severin, Doc Thompson, and Buck
Sexton, as well as The Glenn Beck Program and The Pat & Stu Show.
"TheBlaze is successfully becoming a true multi-platform news, information and
opinion network," said Glenn Beck. "We are excited to further our long
relationship with SiriusXM with the launch of'TheBlaze Radio Network,'and
feel that SiriusXM Patriot is the perfect home for our news updates which will
prove that the truth has no agenda."
"As TheBlaze brand and SiriusXM continue to grow, SiriusXM is pleased to
expand our relationship with Glenn Beck with the creation of 'TheBlaze Radio
News' and the addition of 'TheBlaze Radio Network' to our lineup," said Jeremy
Coleman, Senior Vice President, Talk and Entertainment Programming, SiriusXM.
TheBlaze's newsgathering operation is led by President and Chief Content
Officer Joel Cheatwood, who's held previous management roles for Fox News
Channel, CNN, and CBS. Scott Baker, formerly a news anchor at ABC-affiliate
WTAE Pittsburgh, is Editor-in-Chief. Glenn Hall, former
Editor-in-ChiefofTheStreet.com, is Managing Editor.
SiriusXM Patriot featuresdaily shows hosted byBeck, Mike Church, Sean
Hannity, Mark Levin, Cam & Company from NRA News.com, David Webb and Andrew
Wilkow.Wilkow is also the host ofWilkow!,a nightly show on Beck's TheBlaze
Visit www.siriusxm.comandwww.theblaze.com for more information.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by
revenue and has 24 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts
commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news;
exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music,
sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from
every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at
siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM
Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other
connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada
which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties
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officers; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; rapid
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Glenn Beck's TheBlaze is a multiplatform news, information & opinion network
dedicated to delivering high quality programming 24 hours a day, 7 days a
week. The exclusive provider of Glenn's daily television broadcast, TheBlaze
also offers a full slate of thought provoking news and opinion shows like Real
News and Wilkow, late night comedy like BS of A,family-friendly programming
like Independence USA and Liberty Treehouse,provocative documentariesand
other original specials covering a myriad of entertaining and enlightening
topics. TheBlaze, which receives over 10 million unique online visitors per
month, is the only network where you can find the facts and stories you care
about most. TheBlaze -Truth Lives Here.
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