tv.broadwayworld.com

COMEDY CENTRAL Radio to Launch Exclusively on SiriusXM

COMEDY-CENTRAL-Radio-to-Launch-Exclusively-on-SiriusXM-20010101

SiriusXM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and COMEDY CENTRAL, a wholly-owned unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA and VIAB), announced today a multi-year deal for Comedy Central Radio.

The new channel will be an all-access pass to content from the top brand and leading name in stand-up comedy. 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.

"We are excited to work with SiriusXM to launch this exclusive 24/7 satellite radio channel and have COMEDY CENTRAL's top tier comedy content available to the millions of SiriusXM subscribers everywhere they go," said Michele Ganeless, President, COMEDY CENTRAL.

"COMEDY CENTRAL is the definitive name and leader in the world of comedy and we are excited to work with them to create Comedy Central Radio for our listeners," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "By adding Comedy Central Radio to a comedy lineup that includes Blue Collar Radio and Jamie Foxx's The Foxxhole, we are delivering unmatched and exclusive comedy programming to millions of listeners nationwide."

"COMEDY CENTRAL Radio will instantly become one of the premier destinations for high-quality comedy curated from our diverse and vast library of series and specials," said Mitch Fried, Executive Vice President, Enterprises, COMEDY CENTRAL. "Through this agreement with SiriusXM, we'll be able to deepen our relationship with those who make, and those who enjoy the best in comedy."

Related Links
GSN Achieves Most-Watched Summer Ever in Primetime Across All Key DemosGSN Achieves Most-Watched Summer Ever in Primetime Across All Key Demos
September 02, 2015
Scoop: TODAY - 12/29 - 1/9 on NBCScoop: TODAY - 12/29 - 1/9 on NBC
by TV Scoop - December 24, 2014
CBS Sport to Air 2014 HYUNDAI SUN BOWL, 12/27CBS Sport to Air 2014 HYUNDAI SUN BOWL, 12/27
December 24, 2014


About Author

   Subscribe to Author Alerts


TV VIDEOS


BLOGS
BWW Review: Underwhelming RICKI AND THE FLASH is Sweet, Despite FlawsBWW Review: Underwhelming RICKI AND THE FLASH is Sweet, Despite Flaws Brynn O'Malley Answers BWW's TV 10: Geeks Out for BIG BROTHER, SEINFELD, LOST
Brynn O'Malley Answers BWW's TV 10: Geeks Out for BIG BROTHER, SEINFELD, LOST

Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber

           Facebook Like Follow