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Programming Set for This Week's Bway's Best 77

Sirius Satellite Radio has lined up nonstop Broadway programming for the week of July 25th on its Broadway's Best 77 station, which is "coast-to-coast and commerical-free."

On Wednesday, July 27th, Broadway Baby Jason Drew will dedicate his show to "Broadway Open House: The Official Theatre Tour" from 1 PM to 2 PM. On Friday, July 29th, "Maureen McGovern, fresh from Little Women, brings her Stradivarius voice and seemingly limitless range to Seth Rudetsky's Studio A Cabaret at 9 PM and midnight ET." The show will be rebroadcast on Sunday, July 31st at 10 PM ET. Rodgers Rules: The Music Of Richard Rodgers will be heard on Sunday, July 31st; the show is traditionally played on Sundays 10 AM-4 PM ET. "Class is in session as Doctor Michael Bourne takes you on a six hour crash course on the music, life and times of Richard Rodgers. He knows everything, and now, so can you!," states a press release.

On weekdays, "Broadway's Best On-Air Hosts" broadcast "the greatest showtunes and film soundtracks from yesterday and today." From 7 AM to 1 PM, Christine Pedi ("The Woman of a Thousand Voices" best known from Forbidden Broadway) is featured before Jason Drew, the Broadway Baby, from 1 PM to 5 PM. Theatre historian and journalist Bourne has air time from 5 PM to 7 PM, and Seth Rudetsky, "the Ahmaazing One" is the host with the most from 7 PM to 1 AM.

On Saturdays from 10 AM to 4 PM, Dueling Divas Pedi and Rudetsky "team up for six hours of Broadway chatter, unvarnished opinion, celebrity guests and your phone calls (1-877-33-SIRIUS)". Saturday Sondheim is held on Saturdays from 4 PM to 6 PM ET, and is "a master class in the work of Broadways greatest living composer; Stephen Sondheim, and postgraduate study of the best of Broadway hosted by Bourne."

"Sirius delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music, compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most exciting sports programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. Sirius offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. Sirius also broadcasts live play-by-play games of the NFL, NBA and NHL, and is the Official Satellite Radio partner of the NFL."

Additional information is available at www.sirius.com/broadwaysbest


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