24/7 channel will be available to fans nationwide in the car, at home and on the SiriusXM app
Daily lineup will feature exclusive live call-in shows hosted by 'El Presidente' Dave Portnoy, Kevin 'KFC' Clancy, Dan 'Big Cat' Katz, Pat McAfee and others
TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Barstool Radio, the new 24/7 channel available exclusively on SiriusXM, will launch on Wednesday, January 17, as the radio home for Barstool's funny, irreverent and unfiltered approach to covering sports, men's lifestyle, popular culture and more. Subscribers nationwide can tune in to Barstool Radio on SiriusXM on satellite radios (Power 85 - available to Sirius subscribers only) and on the SiriusXM app (available to all subscribers).
Barstool Radio on SiriusXM will feature a full schedule of live original Barstool programming every weekday, plus select content from Barstool's popular lineup of podcasts including Pardon My Take, Laces Out, KFC Radio, I Am Rapaport and others, giving listeners access to Barstool's brand of entertainment around the clock.
Listeners will hear exclusive call-in shows that include: The Barstool Radio Show with Dave Portnoy and Kevin "KFC" Clancy (weekdays, 4:00-6:00 pm ET/1:00-3:00 pm PT), The Heartland Radio Show with Pat McAfee with former NFL punter Pat McAfee (weekdays, 10:00 am-1:00 pm ET/7:00-10:00 am PT), The Evening Yak hosted by Dan "Big Cat" Katz (weekdays, 6:00-7:00 pm ET/3:00-4:00 pm PT) and others.
"We're excited to launch our Barstool channel," said Barstool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy. "It's been a wild ride to get to this point and this is another big step in our plan for total world domination."
SiriusXM subscribers with streaming access can also listen to SiriusXM's 200+ channels – including Barstool Radio – at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Apple TV, Sony PlayStation, Sonos speakers and more. Go to siriusxm.ca/listen-everywhere/at-home to learn more.
About Barstool Sports
Barstool Sports is the leading face and era of comedy and a driving force in sports, entertainment and men's culture. Created in 2004, Barstool has generated a massive cult following of loyal fans across its blog, podcasts, video series, events and appearances. It is the fastest growing brand in social media for men ages 18-34 with a following of 12 million. Barstool and its personalities have launched over 17 hit podcasts including "Pardon My Take," "Fore Play," "The Rundown," "Zero Blog Thirty" and "Podfathers" and created the viral trends Saturdays Are for the Boys and RIP Harambe. Barstool has partnerships with Facebook and Snapchat where they air original shows "The Starting 9" and "Barstool 5th Year." For Super Bowl LI, Barstool made its television premiere on Comedy Central with "The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston" which was the No. 1 show on late night television throughout its four day run. Known for its original takes and unfiltered view of most everything, Barstool Sports is the controversial brand that people love or love to hate.
About SiriusXM Canada
Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., operating as SiriusXM Canada, is the country's leading entertainment company. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; and exclusive talk and entertainment. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.ca.
SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
SiriusXM Canada has been designated one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies eight years in a row and is currently a Platinum Club Member.
SOURCE Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.
For further information: SiriusXM Canada contact: Kayla J. Schwartz, Senior Manager, Communications and Sponsorship, 416-408-6033, [email protected]