SiriusXM Canada announces programming for 2014 NFL season

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David Diehl, Mark Dominik and Takeo Spikes join the SiriusXM NFL Radio roster

TORONTO, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced that it will offer fans the most comprehensive coverage of the league available on radio throughout the 2014 NFL season, featuring live broadcasts of every game as well as news, analysis and NFL talk daily on the SiriusXM NFL Radio channel.

The NFL kicks off its 95th season this Thursday, Sept. 4 (8:30 pm ET), when the defending Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.  SiriusXM will offer subscribers access to both the Seahawks radio broadcast and Packers radio broadcast, as well as the national radio broadcast. 

Throughout the season every NFL game is available on all Sirius radios, and on XM radios with either a Premier or All Access package.  Subscribers who have SiriusXM Internet Radio access in addition to their satellite radio subscription can also listen to every game via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and at SiriusXM.com.  Weekly NFL schedules with SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.siriusxm.ca/sports-schedules/nfl/.

SiriusXM NFL Radio (channel 88), which celebrated the 10th anniversary of its launch on August 2, continues to offer the most in-depth radio coverage of the NFL.  The daily programming lineup features shows hosted by NFL experts and interviews with players, coaches and executives from around the league.  NFL fans can call in and be part of the discussion about their teams and the headline stories of the day. 

SiriusXM NFL Radio hosts include former players, coaches and front office executives including Gil Brandt, Tim Brown, Keith Bulluck, Rich Gannon, Brad Hopkins, Pat Kirwan, James Lofton, Booger McFarland, Jim Miller, Bill Polian, Phil Savage, Amani Toomer and Ross Tucker

New to SiriusXM NFL Radio's roster this season are former All-Pro linebacker Takeo Spikes, who can be heard Saturdays at 7:00 pm ET previewing the next day's games, and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers GM Mark Dominik, who will host various shows on the channel.  Former New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl, who previously hosted a weekly show on the channel as a player during the 2011 and 2012 seasons, returns to host Wednesday mornings at 7:00 am ET.

Throughout the season SiriusXM NFL Radio listeners will also hear weekly interviews with many head coaches from around the league.

SiriusXM NFL Radio voices also include a number of NFL insiders and radio veterans including Bob Papa, Bruce Murray, Alex Marvez, Howard David, Vic Carucci, Dan Leberfeld, Bill Lekas, Zig Fracassi, Mike Keith, Steve Torre and Casey Stern.

About SiriusXM Canada

Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada, with approximately 2.5 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, entertainment and major sports brands including the NHL, NFL, NBA, NASCAR, CNN, CBC, FOX, BBC, Howard Stern, Oprah, Disney, Comedy Central and more.

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 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.

SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies five years in a row and 2013 and 2014 rankings in PROFIT 500's list of Canada's Fastest Growing Companies.

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SOURCE: SiriusXM Canada

For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Mike Calnek, Director, Publicity, Promotion and Sponsorship, 416-513-7459, mike.calnek@siriusxm.ca


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