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Sirius XM Adds More Soccer, College Sports, Movie, LGBT, and Bilingual

October 20, 2012

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Tim Brown, former Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver

Sirius XM host, Tim Brown, former Tampa Bay Buccaneer wide receiver

Photo: Toiete Jackson, Public Domain
A multitude of program changes have been happening at Sirius XM Satellite Radio, including the addition of Heisman Trophy Winner, Tim Brown, a new channel devoted to soccer, a new broadcast facility, a new radio show for bilingual listeners, and an more programming for film lovers.

Heisman Trophy Winner Joins Up

Sirius XM has added Tim Brown to the SiriusXM College Sports Nation (channel 91). He will be hosting SiriusXM "College Sports Today" which will air on Fridays (9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET) as well as hosting "College Football Sunday" (9:00 a.m.a - 12 p.m. ET, Sundays). Brown was a Heisman Trophy wide receiver at Notre Dame before playing with the Los Angeles raiders and Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Brown will also anchor "NFL Extra Points" on SiriusXM NFL Radio (channel 88/Sirius and XM Premier). The show airs Sunday nights from 8:00 p.m. - midnight ET.

Follow the SiriusXM NFL Radio and SiriusXM College Sports Nation channels on Twitter (@SiriusXMNFL, @SiriusXM College).

Sirius XM Learns to Play Bass

Pop music icon, Lance Bass is hosting a new daily show called "Dirty Pop with Lance Bass" which is being promoted as "…an insider’s guide to pop culture hosted by pop music icon and LGBT rights advocate Lance Bass."

The show air weeknights from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM OutQ (channel 108). The show replays from 11:00 p.m. - 1 a.m. ET. The two-hour call-in show features Bass' take on pop culture, celebrity guests, and a regular crew of friends. Fan contributions or messages can be sent from Twitter @DirtyPop108. Bass has been with SiriusXM since July, 2011 when he began his weekly show "The Pop Ten with Lance Bass."

Soccer Gets More Respect

Sirius XM has introduced SiriusXM FC, a soccer-only channel (channel 94). Now, subscribers can listen to nationwide soccer including play-by-play and soccer talk. Games will be aired from the Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League and FA Cup, as well as matches from the Major League Soccer playoffs "The demand for worldwide quality soccer coverage continues to grow and we're very excited to now provide soccer…" said Steve Cohen, the services SVP of Sports Programming, in a prepared press release. For more iinformation, go to the SiriusXM website.

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