SiriusXM to Present "The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend" Starting
Thursday, April 4
Previews new 24/7 COMEDY CENTRAL Radio channel scheduled to launch this spring
Preview weekend to feature "Town Hall" special with Gabriel Iglesias on
Friday, April 5
NEW YORK, April 4, 2013
NEW YORK, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and
COMEDY CENTRAL®, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB),
announced today that it will present "The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview
Weekend" beginning Thursday, April 4.
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The weekend-long preview of SiriusXM's COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will showcase
highlights of the programming lineup listeners can expect to hear when the
channel launches later this spring. The preview, which will air on SiriusXM's
Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99, will kick off on Thursday, April 4 at 6:00 pm ET
with a live call-in show with comedian Gabriel Iglesias and special guests.
SiriusXM's "The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend" will also feature a wide
variety of COMEDY CENTRAL's stand-up featuring comedians Aziz Ansari, Bo
Burnham, Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Hardwick, Mitch Hedberg, Pete Holmes,
Anthony Jeselnik, Marc Maron, John Mulaney, John Oliver, Amy Schumer, Nick
Swardson, Daniel Tosh and more.
Additionally, the preview weekend will feature an exclusive SiriusXM "Town
Hall" special with Gabriel Iglesias airing on Friday, April 5 at 5:30 pm ET
moderated by comedian Martin Moreno. "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Gabriel
Iglesias" will feature Iglesias, whose two-night world premiere of "Gabriel
Iglesias: Aloha Fluffy" airs on COMEDY CENTRAL on Sunday, April 7 at 9:00 p.m.
ET and Sunday, April 14 at 9:00 p.m. ET, answering questions from the studio
audience about his career. For rebroadcast times please visit
SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series are intimate gatherings with iconic musicians,
entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous
"SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Taylor
Swift,Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty, Kevin Hart, Alicia Keys, Tony
Bennett, Aerosmith, Carol Burnett, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Crosby, Stills
and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
For a schedule of "The COMEDY CENTRAL Radio Preview Weekend," please visit
COMEDY CENTRAL Radio joinsSiriusXM's broad collection of comedy channels,
including Blue Collar Radio, George Carlin's Carlin's Corner, Jamie Foxx's The
Foxxhole, Laugh USA, Raw Dog Comedy, Upright Citizens Brigade's UCB Radio and
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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About COMEDY CENTRAL
Available on-air, online and on-the-go, COMEDY CENTRAL (www.cc.com) is the #1
brand in comedy and is owned by, and is a registered trademark of, Comedy
Partners, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB). For
up-to-the-minute and archival press information and photographs visit COMEDY
CENTRAL's press Web site at www.cc.com/press and follow us on Twitter
@ComedyCentralPR for the latest in breaking news updates, behind-the-scenes
information and photos.
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