FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020
NBC SPORTS AND SIRIUSXM TO LAUNCH NEW 24/7 CHANNEL, DEBUTING TOMORROW, DEC. 3
NBC Sports Audio Can be Found on Channel 211 on SiriusXM radios and on the SiriusXM app
NBC Sports Audio Features Live Weekday Sports Programming Including PFT Live, The Dan Patrick Show, The Rich Eisen Show, Brother From Another & Simms Unbuttoned
NBC Sports Audio to Present Live Coverage of Select NBC Sports Events
STAMFORD, Conn. And NEW YORK, NY – Dec. 2, 2020 – NBC Sports and SiriusXM today announced the launch of a new 24/7 audio channel featuring some of the biggest names in sports talk – NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM – which debuts tomorrow, Dec. 3.
NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM will feature live daily weekday sports programming from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. ET. In addition, the channel will present live weeknight and weekend coverage of some of the biggest events in the NBC Sports portfolio including Triple Crown horse racing, major golf events, and more.
The NBC Sports Audio channel is available exclusively on SiriusXM and is available to subscribers on the SiriusXM radios in their cars (channel 211), on the SiriusXM app and at home with Amazon Alexa, the Google Assistant or however they stream in the house.
“We are excited to partner with SiriusXM to bring the NBC Sports Audio lineup of top sports talk shows and live events to SiriusXM subscribers across the country,” said Nicolina O’Rorke, SVP, NBC Sports Enterprises & General Manager, Sports Betting and Gaming.
“The NBC Sports Audio channel is a terrific addition to the SiriusXM lineup,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming. “Fans of NBC Sports’ great programming and talent will get access to an outstanding sports talk lineup every weekday, and our subscribers will get access to live play by play of many top events on the sports calendar. And as a SiriusXM subscriber you can tune in to this great programming anywhere – whether you are in your car, at home or on the go.”
NBC Sports Audio’s weekday block of live programming includes PFT Live featuring Mike Florio and Chris Simms at 7 a.m. ET, followed by The Dan Patrick Show at 9 a.m. ET, The Rich Eisen Show at Noon ET, Brother From Another, with Michael Holley and Michael Smith, at 3 p.m. ET, and PFT PM at 5 p.m. ET. On Mondays, Safety Blitz, featuring Rodney Harrison and Jac Collinsworth, airs at 6 p.m. ET, with Chris Simms Unbuttoned on at 6 p.m. ET from Tuesday through Friday.
Following is NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM’s weekday sports programming:
|PFT Live||7 a.m. – 9 a.m.|
|The Dan Patrick Show||9 a.m. – Noon|
|The Rich Eisen Show||Noon – 3 p.m.|
|Brother From Another||3 p.m. – 5 p.m.|
|PFT PM||5 p.m. – 6 p.m.|
|Safety Blitz*||6 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
|Chris Simms Unbuttoned**||6 p.m. – 7 p.m.|
ABOUT NBC SPORTS GROUP
NBC Sports Group serves sports fans 24/7 with premier live events, insightful studio shows, and compelling original programming. The sports media company consists of NBC Sports, NBC Olympics, NBCSN, Golf Channel, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBC Sports Audio Network and NBC Sports Digital, which includes NBCSports.com, NBCOlympics.com, GolfChannel.com, the digital assets of the NBC Sports Regional Networks, Rotoworld, the NBC Sports Talk franchise, multiple apps, and two transactional sports businesses, GolfNow and SportsEngine, and two direct-to-consumer products – NBC Sports Gold and GolfPass. NBC Sports Group possesses an unparalleled collection of media rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, NASCAR, INDYCAR, PGA TOUR, The R&A, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, Premier League, Tour de France, French Open, and many more.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the leading audio entertainment company in the U.S., and the premier programmer and platform for subscription and digital advertising-supported audio products. Pandora, a subsidiary of SiriusXM, is the largest ad-supported audio entertainment streaming service in the U.S. SiriusXM and Pandora’s properties reach more than 150 million listeners, the largest addressable audience in the U.S., across all categories of digital audio – music, sports, talk, and podcasts. SiriusXM’s acquisitions of Stitcher and Simplecast, alongside industry-leading ad tech company AdsWizz, make it a leader in podcast hosting, production, distribution, analytics and monetization. SiriusXM, through Sirius XM Canada Holdings, Inc., also offers satellite radio and audio entertainment in Canada. In addition to its audio entertainment businesses, SiriusXM offers connected vehicle services to automakers. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.