XM's Holiday Music Programming Begins Today

Holiday Lineup to Feature Six Dedicated Music Channels, Including the Return of XM's Radio Hanukkah

WASHINGTON, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM, the nation's leading satellite radio service with more than 8.5 million subscribers, today announced that it will once again offer a suite of dedicated holiday music channels during the upcoming holiday season. XM kicks off its seasonal programming today with the launch of contemporary holiday hits channel "Holly" (XM 103). Additional channels will launch later in the month, including XM's Radio Hanukkah, the first-ever national broadcast channel devoted exclusively to Jewish Culture, which will also return for the 2007 holiday season.

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  XM Holiday 2007 Channel Lineup:

  -- Holly (XM 103)- Available beginning November 1 at 12 midnight ET
     through January 1
     Features contemporary holiday hits mixed with selected traditional
     favorites from popular artists, including Bruce Springsteen, Amy Grant
     and more.

  -- Holiday Traditions (XM 104)- Available November 19 at 12 midnight ET
     through December 25
     Features traditional holiday recordings from the 1940s through 1960s
     with classic artists such as Bing Crosby, Nat "King" Cole and more.

  -- Music City Holiday (XM 105)- Available November 19 at 12 midnight ET
     through December 25
     Features contemporary and traditional holiday hits from popular country
     music artists, including Faith Hill, Kenny Rogers, and more.

  -- A Classical Christmas (XM 106)- Available November 19 at 12 midnight ET
     through December 25
     Features traditional holiday carols performed by celebrated classical
     musicians Luciano Pavarotti, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, and many others.

  -- Special X-Mas (XM 107)- Available November 19 at 12 midnight ET through
     December 25
     Features a unique mix of novelty songs, parodies, and retro oddities by
     a broad range of artists, including Cheech and Chong, Bob Rivers, Weird
     Al, Tiny Tim, Monty Python, and more.

  -- Radio Hanukkah (XM 108)- Available December 4 at 12 midnight ET through
     December 12
     Features eight days of Hanukkah music and celebration of Jewish
     culture, including exclusive live performances; specials focused on
     contemporary and traditional Jewish music, film, children's programming
     and more; and nightly broadcasts of the traditional Hanukkah
     candlelight blessings.  Listeners will hear songs by Neil Sedaka, The
     Klezmatics, and Craig Taubman, among many others.


Select channels will be available on XM Radio Online (http://xmro.xmradio.com/) beginning November 12. Complete schedule and information on XM's dedicated holiday channels is available online at: http://www.xmradio.com/holiday.

About XM

XM is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 8.5 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2007 lineup includes more than 170 digital channels of choice from coast to coast: commercial-free music, premier sports, news, talk radio, comedy, children's and entertainment programming; and the most advanced traffic and weather information.

XM, the leader in satellite-delivered entertainment and data services for the automobile market through partnerships with General Motors, Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Porsche, Ferrari, Subaru, Suzuki and Toyota is available in 140 different vehicle models for 2007. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com/.

Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements in this press release include demand for XM Satellite Radio's service, the Company's dependence on technology and third party vendors, its potential need for additional financing, as well as other risks described in XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc.'s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 3-1-07. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department. All programming subject to change.

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SOURCE: XM

CONTACT: Anne-Taylor Adams, +1-212-708-6171,
annetaylor.adams@xmradio.com, or Katherine Barna, +1-212-708-6158,
katherine.barna@xmradio.com, both of XM

Web site: http://www.xmradio.com/
http://www.xmradio.com/holiday