New Comedy Channel to Launch on SiriusXM: Just For Laughs Radio Premieres Thursday, September 26
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Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) announced today the upcoming launch of its newest 24/7-comedy channel, Just For Laughs Radio.The channel will feature over 30 years of stand-up comedy drawn from the comedy archives of the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, including the work of established comedians, new faces, international superstars, and stand-up from comedians before they were stars.
The Montreal festival is billed as the world's largest and most prestigious comedy event, welcoming more than 1.25 million people every summer. The Festival's vast comedy archives include performances from Bill Burr, Greg Giraldo, Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook, Kevin Hart, Mitch Hedberg, AZIZ ANSARI, Russell Peters, among other comedic talents.
"We continually refresh and expand our comedy offering for subscribers and we are excited to add the Just For Laughs Radio channel to our stellar lineup. The Just For Laughs Festival's international reach and rich archive of standup material is a valuable addition to our Comedy offering," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Just For Laughs joins our unmatched lineup of comedy channels which includes the leading names in comedy."
"We are thrilled to expand our audiences with this exciting new opportunity with SiriusXM," said Bruce Hills, COO, Just For Laughs. "We couldn't be happier that audiences across North America will finally get a chance to hear some incredible comedy from our vast library over the last 30 years."
The channel premieres Thursday, September 26 via satelliteon channel 403 on new SiriusXM radios and in select vehicles.Just For Laughs Radio is a part of the recently expanded lineup of SiriusXM channels made available through the company's newest technology that delivers greater satellite bandwidth while maintaining the broadcast quality of SiriusXM's satellite channels.Just For Laughs Radio will also be available to listenersthrough the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online atsiriusxm.com.