1. Technology

XM Satellite Radio Programming Changes, Additions, Deletions

XM Satellite Radio is one of two providers in the satellite radio business. There continue to be ongoing programming changes, additions and deletions. Here you will find the latest news and information on programming for XM Satellite Radio

Art Bell Returns to a Full-Time Satellite Radio Show
Radio host Art Bell is coming back to radio full-time. The world's best known purveyor of the paranormal will launch a new late-night show on SiriusXM Satellite Radio this fall. "Art Bell's Dark Matter" will air on SiriusXM's Indie, channel 104, from 10 p.m. - 1 a.m. ET. Bell says he's looking forward to the "...the uncensored, unrestricted creative arena of satellite radio." Read more.

Sirius XM Satellite Radio Explodes with July 4th Holiday Programming
Got some down time during the long July 4th weekend? SiriusXM Satellite Radio is offering special programming on various channels from music specials and artist appearances to talk radio and sporting events. See the highlights for subscribers.

The Boys of Summer are Back on Your Radio and Here's Where to Listen
The Boys of Summer are back for another year of Major League Baseball and there are many options for listening to games on-air and online. Whether you're willing to pay for access or need a more frugal way to hear each pitch, there are options from Satellite Radio to local radio affiliates and more. Full article.

Where to Listen to Super Bowl XLVII on Radio
Most of the world will watch Super Bowl XLVII on television. But, there are many who wish to or for other reasons need to listen on radio. Last year alone, over 23 million people did just that. So, where can you hear the big game? Read more.

Seven Satellite Radio Secular and Sacred Stocking Stuffers
SiriusXM Satellite Radio is offering 7 different channels of Christmas and holiday music this year to both satellite listeners and subscribers to SiriusXM Internet radio. Here's a rundown of what's available, the channels, and when it begins.

Sirius XM Radio Takes You Out to the Ball Game During All-Star Week
Sirius XM Satellite Radio is running all the bases during Major League Baseball's All-Star Week beginning today (7/7/12) through July 10th. Subscribers can hear special broadcasts live from Kansas City including pre-game interviews, special programming, and both the 83rd All-Star Game and the Home Run Derby. Read more.

2012 Major League Baseball Spring Training on Sirius XM Satellite Radio
If you're a baseball fan, SiriusXM Satellite Radio is offering daily coverage of this year's Spring Training from both Arizona and Florida. Read more.

Pearl Jam Radio to Air Final Show from "Pearl Jam Twenty Tour"
Pearl Jam is wrapping up the "Pearl Jam Twenty Tour" this week and has decided to air the band's final concert from Mexico City on Pearl Jam Radio, the channel at SIRIUS XM that plays Pearl Jam 24/7. Read more.

Repackaging Ozzy Osbourne for Satellite Radio
During his decades as a rock icon, Ozzy Osbourne has fronted Black Sabbath, lived through a solo career, fought off drug abuse, and become a reality TV star. The only thing left was to lend his name to his own radio channel on SIRIUS XM Radio. Considered it lent.

SIRIUS XM Radio Offers More Christmas and Holiday Music
SIRIUS XM Radio is offering two additional holiday channels this Christmas season, adding a Latin seasonal and soul-sounding offering. In addition the regulars are back: Holiday Traditions, Holly, Holiday Pops, and Country Christmas. Read more.

SIRIUS XM Launches Studio 54 Radio
If you're a fan of the disco era, good news: it's back! SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio has launched Studio 54 Radio, a full-time channel that plays disco music from the 1970s and 1980s. Plus: special shows hosted by folks who worked at the famed Studio 54 night club during its heyday. Read more.

Lance Bass Hosts New Weekly Satellite Radio Countdown: The Pop Ten
Former NSYNC member, Lance Bass, has been tapped to host The Pop Ten, a weekly music and pop culture show on SIRIUS XM's OutQ, Channel 108. Read more.

The Phone Show on Sirius XM Will Pay 5 Grand to Least Boring Caller
Think you can keep a professional comedian entertained without him hanging up on you? Then you might be the perfect person to compete on The Phone Show, a contest on SIRIUS XM's Raw Dog Comedy channel with a $5,000 prize. It's simple: call and entertain in any way you can. You won't be censored and you can talk about anything you want. Read...

SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio to Broadcast Indianapolis 500
Sirius XM Satellite Radio will provide extensive coverage of the 2011 Indianapolis 500 race from Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 29. Comprehensive programming will include pre-race interviews with drivers and live coverage of driver introductions, the race itself, and then a post-race recap and interviews. Read more.

SIRIUS XM to Offer Mike Lupica, Michael Kay, Waddle and Silvy Sports Shows
Sirius XM Satellite Radio will now offer three local sports shows to the service's nationwide audience of subscribers: ESPN New York’s "Mike Lupica Show", "The Michael Kay Show", and ESPN Chicago’s "Waddle and Silvy". Read more.

SiriusXM Radio to Broadcast Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton
SiriusXM Satellite Radio is providing extensive coverage across many of it's channels to bring subscribers events associated with the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Here's a listing of highlights and where to listen.

Metallica and Sirius XM Join to Launch 'Big 4 Radio' Ahead of 'Big 4 Festival'
Sirius XM Radio will launch “Metallica Presents: Big 4 Radio” a commercial-free music channel featuring the music of Metallica, Megadeth, Anthrax and Slayer. This special 2-week channel is a lead up to the "Big 4 Festival" which will feature the aforementioned bands performing together for the first time in the U.S. on April 23 in Indio,...

Live Coverage of ICC Cricket World Cup Offered by SIRIUS XM Satellite Radio
Sirius XM Radio will broadcast the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, offering both Sirius and XM subscribers play-by-play coverage of men’s matches from India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from the group games through to the World Cup Final on April 2. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Lights the Christmas Tree and Menorah with Holiday Programmin
XM Satellite Radio has announced a series of special holiday channels to accentuate Christmas and Hanukkah. Whether it's contemporary, traditional, classical, or quirky, there's a specialty channel sure to please any subscriber. See what's playing.

Folk Music Thrives on XM Satellite Radio's "The Village"
"The Village" - XM Satellite Radio's folks music channel pays proper tribute to this genre. If you're a fan of folk music - both new and classic - then you'll certainly want to check it out. Plus: Bob Dylan's weekly show, "The Theme Time Radio Hour", is a gem. Read more in my review.

Oprah Winfrey Set to Debut on New XM Satellite Radio Channel
Beginning Monday (9/25/06), Oprah Winfrey will offer her brand of information and entertainment to listeners of XM Satellite Radio. The new "Oprah & Friends" channel is set to debut. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio to Launch 24-Hour Sports News and Talk Channel
XM Satellite Radio will launch "XM Sports Nation," (XMSN) a dedicated 24-hour sports news and talk channel. It will include shows hosted by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Cal Ripken, Jr., Coach Mike Krzyzewski, James Carville and Luke Russert. Read more.

Bob Dylan's XM Satellite Radio Show Debuts Today
Bob Dylan's XM Satellite Radio music show, "Theme Time Radio Hour with Your Host Bob Dylan" debuts today. XM promises that each weekly show will feature an eclectic mix of music based around a theme, and host Bob Dylan will offer stories about the music and topics of interest. Read more.

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson Doing Weekly Shows on XM ...
NASCAR drivers, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Jimmie Johnson, have moved from behind the wheel to in front of a microphone. Both are now doing weekly shows on XM Satellite Radio. Read more.

Oprah Winfrey Partners With XM Satellite Radio to Launch New Channel
Oprah Winfrey has inked a deal with XM Satellite Radio to create a new channel that will feature the "Oprah experience". Programming will cover nutrition, fitness, health, self improvement and feature personalities like Bob Greene, Dr. Robin Smith, Gayle King, and others. Read more.

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. Joins XM Satellite Radio For Weekly Show
NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join XM Satellite Radio for a weekly show beginning the week of February 13 on XM's NASCAR Radio (XM Channel 144) during Daytona Speedweeks.

James Carville to Host Weekly Sports Talk Show on XM Satellite Radio
XM Satellite Radio say it will launch a new sports-themed talk show hosted by Democratic political strategist, commentator and passionate sports fan James Carville. Read more.

NASCAR's Jimmie Johnson to Join XM Satellite Radio For Weekly Show
NASCAR superstar Jimmie Johnson will join XM Satellite Radio for a weekly show which will debut February 2006. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Surpasses 5 Million Subscribers
In the race for subscribers between XM and SIRIUS - XM continues to lead. Read more...

XM Satellite Radio to Carry 20th Farm Aid, Also Cuts Deal With NHL
XM Satellite Radio will carry the 20th Anniversary Farm Aid concert on September 18th and has also announced a $100 million dollar deal to air NHL Hockey. More Details.

XM Satellite Radio and Napster to Offer Integrated Online Music Service
Napster and XM Satellite Radio have announced a partnership to integrate their satellite radio and online music services for listening online and on a variety of MP3 players.

XM Satellite Radio to Encore Live 8 Programming
XM Satellite Radio will encore the best performances and interviews from XM's LIVE 8 coverage with "LIVE 8 Replay Weekends." Full Story

XM Satellite Radio Will Broadcast Every Performance at Live 8
XM Satellite Radio has expanded its broadcast coverage of the LIVE 8 concerts to include every artist and every performance live from London, Paris, Berlin, Rome, Philadelphia, and Barrie (Toronto). Full details plus channels and artist lineup.

XM Satellite Radio Will Provide Extensive Coverage of LIVE 8 Concerts
XM Satellite Radio says it will broadcast LIVE 8 performances from around the globe. On July 2, XM will carry LIVE 8 concerts from London, Paris, Berlin, Rome and Philadelphia with XM personalities covering the performances live on location. Full Details.

XM Satellite Radio to Debut PGA Tour Network for Golf Fans
XM Satellite Radio has announced that the PGA TOUR Network (XM Channel 146) will debut June 9 with live coverage of the Booz Allen Classic at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland. Full Story

First Satellite Broadcast of The Indy 500 Happens This Weekend on XM
Sunday's Indy 500 race will be broadcast via satellite for the first time on XM Satellite Radio's Extreme XM stream (Channel 152). More details.

XM Satellite Radio and America Online to Launch Combined Online Radio Service
America Online and XM today announced that they will join forces to create a new online radio service. The service brings together the best of both XM and the AOL Radio Network products and programming to form the world's largest combined digital radio network. Full Story.

XM Satellite Radio To Offer Dr. Laura and G. Gordon Liddy
XM Satellite Radio will become the new satellite radio home to national talk radio personalities Dr. Laura Schlesinger and G. Gordon Liddy, beginning mid-February when XM launches its new talk programming line-up. Read More.

XM Satellite Radio Launches 24-Hour Major League Baseball Channel
XM Satellite Radio will launch the nation’s first 24-hour radio channel devoted exclusively to Major League Baseball today. The "MLB Home Plate" channel will feature news, listener call-in shows, interviews, and rebroadcasts of classic games. Details and lineups.

Jose Canseco Talks About New Tell-All Baseball Book on XM Satellite Radio
Jose Canseco, baseball veteran and author of the new book "Juiced: Wild Times, Rampant 'Roids, Smash Hits & How Baseball Got Big," is scheduled to appear live on XM Satellite Radio's MLB Home Plate channel (XM Channel 175) this afternoon at 4:00 pm ET.

XM Radio: What Exactly Is The Definition of Commercial-Free?
An email from an XM Satellite Radio listener complaining of "commercials" on "commercial-free" channels prompted an investigation to find out what exactly he may have heard to make him feel this way. Well, the answer is not so simple. Read why.

XM Satellite Radio To Raise Basic Montly Subscription Price
Today XM Satellite Radio today announced a price increase in basic service to also include and expanded basic service package. The monthly subscription price for XM's basic service will increase from $9.99 to $12.95 beginning April 2, 2005. Read more.

Tony Kornheiser Now On XM Satellite Radio
Tony Kornheiser has found a Satellite home on XM Satellite Radio. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio's Opie & Anthony to Modify Daily Time Slot
Beginning Monday, March 14, XM Satellite Radio's "Opie & Anthony" will modify the program’s current timeslot. Full Story

XM Satellite Radio and PGA Team Up for Golf Coverage
The PGA TOUR and XM Satellite Radio have announced a long-term agreement which includes exclusive XM broadcasts of PGA TOUR events. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio To Broadcast Live From Famed N.Y. Clubs
XM Satellite Radio has announced it will broadcast live concerts from two of the nation's most famous music venues -- the Blue Note and the B.B. King Blues Club in New York City. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Announces Holiday Music Offerings
XM Satellite Radio will deliver the gift of holiday music to its listeners from coast to coast throughout the holiday season. Full Story.

XM Radio Online Offers Two New Channels
XM Satellite Radio has announced that its new premium Internet radio service, XM Radio Online, has added two new XM music channels available only on the Internet: "The Eye" and "enLIGHTen!". Full Story.

XM Satellite Radio to Broadcast Major College Football Bowl Games
XM Satellite Radio has announced it will broadcast the major college football bowl games live from coast-to-coast. Details.

XM Satellite Radio Surpasses 3 Million Subscriber Mark
XM Satellite Radio has announced that it recently surpassed 3.1 million subscribers, the company's year-end goal for 2004. Full Story.

XM Satellite Radio to Broadcast "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope"
XM Satellite Radio will broadcast "Tsunami Aid: A Concert of Hope," on Saturday, January 15. The live benefit special organized by the NBC Universal Television Group to help victims of the tsunami tragedy in southern Asia will air from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm ET. Full Details.

XM Radio’s '60 Stream More Than Just Music
XM Radio’s "The ‘60s” stream is a prime example of what satellite radio can do that terrestrial radio can’t and never will. It takes chances - big chances - in the hopes of proving to subscribers that what they’re paying for really is worth the money.

XM's NASCAR Radio 2 Will Let Fans Hear In-Car Audio
XM Satellite Radio is launching a second XM Radio channel for NASCAR which will provide fans with in-car audio. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Debuts "XM Emergency Alert"
As America commemorates the third anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attack by terrorist, XM Satellite Radio debuts a new emergency channel to disseminate information during during natural disasters, weather emergencies and other hazardous incidents. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio To Offer Programming Online For A Fee
XM Satellite Radio has announced the introduction of XM Radio Online, a premium Internet music service to debut in early October. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio To Air Exclusive Interview With "Cat Stevens"
XM Satellite Radio will air a recent, never-before-heard interview with Yusuf Islam, the singer/songwriter formerly known as Cat Stevens tonight at 8:00 am ET on XM Public Radio (XM Channel 133). Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Launches Online Streams
XM Satellite Radio has launched its premium Internet radio service XM Radio Online. Now you don't have to invest in a satellite receivers to listen in on commercial-free music streams and other XM programs. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio to Broadcast Recreations of D-Day News Coverage
In honor of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Western Europe during World War II, XM Satellite Radio will air a 40-hour, real-time recreation of D-Day news coverage starting Sunday, June 6. Details.

XM Satellite Radio Hits 2 Million Mark For Subscribers
XM Satellite Radio has announced it recently surpassed 2 million subscribers, the latest milestone for the leading provider of satellite radio. More.

XM Satellite Radio Adds SPEED Channel Programming To NASCAR Channel
XM Satellite Radio has announced that NASCAR Radio (XM Channel 144) is adding programming from the popular cable network SPEED Channel to its schedule of live NASCAR races, interviews, and call-in shows. More details.

Eminem and SIRIUS Satellite Radio To Create Hip-Hop Channel
Eminem is joining up with SIRIUS Satellite Radio to launch a new Hip-Hop channel. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Signs Bob Edwards to New Public Radio Channel
XM Satellite Radio has signed Bob Edwards, the award-winning public radio newsman, to host a new morning interview program, "The Bob Edwards Show," exclusively on XM. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio and Starbucks Coffee to Launch New Channel
XM Satellite Radio and the Starbucks Coffee Company have teamed up to offer the "Starbucks Hear Music" channel, beginning this fall. The new channel will feature music programming from Hear Music, the voice of music at Starbucks.

XM Programming Coup: Opie & Anthony Join XM Radio
XM Satellite Radio today announced that talk radio personalities Opie and Anthony will make their long-anticipated return to radio on XM Satellite Radio. Read More.

XM Satellite Radio Drops Commercials On All Music Streams
XM Satellite Radio announced today it had eliminated all commercials from its music streams. In addition, the service has added new channels and plans programming specials in February. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Launches Traffic & Weather Service for Major Market
XM Satellite Radio has introduced radio's first advanced instant traffic and weather service for major markets nationwide. Additional features include Amber Alerts, homeland security alerts and more. Read the full article

Freewheeling On Satellite
In the 1980s, Cleveland Wheeler created the "ZOO" radio format which was copied by morning shows at radio stations across the country and even around the world. Today he is a programmer at XM Radio and he talks about the state of radio and the future of it.

XM Users Turning To TV War Coverage Via Satellite Radio
Interested in the latest from Fox or CNN on the Iraqi conflict? If you have XM Satellite Radio, you're still hearing the latest - anytime and anywhere you want.

XM Satellite Radio Reaches 1 Million Subscriber Milestone
XM Satellite Radio has reached it's goal of 1 million subscribers. Growth has been phenomenal for satellite Radio services. Read more.

XM Satellite Radio Offers Moody Blues, Pearl Jam And Nascar In...
XM Satellite Radio has announced special programming for November including an acoustic Moody Blues, Pearl Jam recorded live, various Nascar races and more. Click for details.

XM Satellite Radio Kicks Off Sweepstakes and Stunt
XM Satellite Radio has decided it needs another 300,000 subscribers right away. That's why they've launched a sweepstakes, contest AND pretty clever publicity stunt. Read more.

Classical Music On Satellite Radio
XM Radio and Sirius Radio both provide channels dedicated to classical music programming. Here are more details.

Mine Is Bigger Than Yours
In Radio, he with the biggest antenna and most receivers wins. Delphi and XM Satellie Radio have jointly released a plug and play satellite radio. It's called SKYFi and it lets a user listen to XM's 101 channels anywhere.

SiriusXM to Cover Daytona 500 and NASCAR Speedweeks
SiriusXM Satellite Radio is providing extensive coverage of speedweeks leading up to the 2012 Daytona 500. Plus: the service offers subscribers the ability to hear the drivers in their cars during the action. Read more.

Where to Hear the Daytona 500 on Radio by Internet Stream
The 2014 Daytona 500 Race is February 23. If you're looking to hear the race on radio there are satellite choices, streaming audio, and Internet apps. Read more.

Opie & Anthony: 20 Years on the Radio
Opie & Anthony are celebrating 20 years on the radio and SiriusXM will dedicated a special live broadcast to the occasion on April 17. What led up to this? Here's a handy timeline for that!

You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.