Mel Brooks to Sit Down with Judd Apatow during Fan Q&A Session for SiriusXM's "Town Hall" Series, Part of Limited-Run "Mel

Mel Brooks to Sit Down with Judd Apatow during Fan Q&A Session for SiriusXM's
      "Town Hall" Series, Part of Limited-Run "Mel Brooks Radio" Channel

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, April 18, 2013

NEW YORK, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI)
announced today that comedy legend Mel Brooks will sit down for an intimate
Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners, moderated by filmmaker
Judd Apatow, as part of the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series.

(Logo: )

"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Mel Brooks," which will take place on Thursday,
April 18, will air on the limited-run channel "Mel Brooks Radio," channel 96
(Laugh USA), on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 am ET. For rebroadcast times,
please visit

Moderated by Apatow, the "Town Hall" special will feature the legendary
comedian answeringa variety of questions from the studio audience about his
celebrated career, including the new PBS documentary, American Masters Mel
Brooks: Make A Noise, which is scheduled to premiere on May 20, and will be
released on DVD on May 21.

"I grew up listening to the radio, so it holds a special place in my
heart.I'm thrilled to be on SiriusXM and only wish I could have listened to
'Mel Brooks Radio' when I was a kid, but of course physics got in the way,"
said Mel Brooks.

"We know we are on firm ground describing Mel Brooks as a comic genius of
legendary proportions and we are honored to have him meet our subscribers in
an intimate setting," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content
Officer, SiriusXM. "What makes it even better is having Judd Apatow, one of
the most successful directors of comic films in the last decade, moderate the
special. Bringing these two comic stars together is the kind of great
chemistry we look for with our 'Town Hall' series."

The special is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with
iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM
listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce
Springsteen, Willie Nelson, Billy Crystal, Tom Petty,Tony Bennett, Quentin
Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Taylor Swift,Aerosmith, Coldplay, Ringo Starr,
Roger Waters,GreggAllman, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members
of Nirvana.

"Mel Brooks Radio" will launch on Saturday, April 27 at midnight ET via
satellite on channel 96, as well as via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for
smartphones and other connected devices online at The channel
will feature Brooks sharing personal stories and anecdotes about the making of
some of history's most iconic comedies, including Blazing Saddles, Young
Frankestein, Space Balls and The Producers, which will be released as a
Collector's Edition Blu-ray/DVD combo on July 2. SiriusXM listeners will also
hear excerpts from the recently released DVD box set The Incredible Mel
Brooks: An Irresistible Collection Of Unhinged Comedy as well as songs from
the soundtracks of his films.

After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Mel Brooks" will be available
on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via theSiriusXM Internet
Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online more info on SiriusXM On Demand.

For more information on SiriusXM, please

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 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.

On social media, join the SiriusXM community on Facebook,, Twitter,, Instagram,, and YouTube at

This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements
include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and
operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with
respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements
identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will
continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan,"
"projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking
statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our
management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and
competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to
predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ
materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ
materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the
forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of
radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic
conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured;
our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties
we pay for music rights: our ability to attract and retain qualified executive
officers; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; rapid
technological and industry change; failure of third parties to perform;
changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our substantial
indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ
materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found
in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which
is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available
at the SEC's Internet site ( The information set forth
herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or
obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of
developments occurring after the date of this communication.


Contact for SiriusXM:
Samantha Bowman
212 901 6644

SOURCE Sirius XM Radio

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.