SiriusXM to become the radio home of COMEDY CENTRAL's unparalleled
collection of stand-up comedy
24/7 channel dedicated to stand-up comedy from today's top comedians to
tomorrow's rising stars
TORONTO, May 17, 2013 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today
announced the launch of COMEDY CENTRAL Radio. The new channel offers an
all-access pass to content from the leading name in stand-up comedy and
will launch at midnight ET on Sunday, May 19th on channel 95.
For the first time, COMEDY CENTRAL is creating a 24/7 audio channel with
SiriusXM consisting of new stand-up and exclusive performances from its
expansive and world-class library. COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will offer
hundreds of hours of stand-up comedy performances from COMEDY CENTRAL's
massive library including stand-up series such as COMEDY CENTRAL
Presents and Premium Blend, and select performances from COMEDY CENTRAL
Roasts and its roster of one-hour stand-up specials.
In addition, COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will feature new performances,
behind-the-scenes and backstage broadcasts from COMEDY CENTRAL events,
broadcasts from COMEDY CENTRAL Certified clubs, and exclusive shows
from comedians taking listener calls and being "guest DJ" on the
channel, often tied in with launches and specials on COMEDY CENTRAL.
"COMEDY CENTRAL is the leader in the world of comedy," said John Lewis,
VP Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "We are always looking to expand our
programming for our subscribers to offer them the best comedy, sports,
talk and music content. By adding COMEDY CENTRAL Radio to our already
impressive comedy lineup, we are continuing to offer SiriusXM listeners
unmatched and exclusive comedy content."
COMEDY CENTRAL Radio joins SiriusXM's broad collection of comedy
channels, including Canada Laughs, Laugh USA, Blue Collar Radio, Jamie
Foxx's The Foxxhole, Raw Dog Comedy and more.
Select programming from COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will be available on
SiriusXM On Demand after it airs for subscribers listening via the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or
online at siriusxm.ca. Visit www.siriusxm.ca/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.ca.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with over 2.2
million subscribers, is the country's leading audio entertainment
company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free
music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most
recognized news and entertainment brands as well as every major sport
including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including
pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats,
smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for
homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its
radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations
nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit
our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
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SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada
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