Washington, D.C., April 30, 2008 – XM Radio announced today that talk radio personality Randi Rhodes will return to the satellite broadcaster’s programming lineup on May 5. The new “Randi Rhodes Show,” which is syndicated by Nova M Radio, will air weekdays from 3-6 p.m. ET on XM’s progressive political talk channel, “Air America” (XM 167), and will feature the edgy, liberal political discussion that has made Rhodes one of the country’s most popular progressive radio personalities.
XM’s Air America channel offers a mix of both syndicated and original XM progressive talk programming, including shows hosted by Air America’s Rachel Maddow and Sam Seder, as well as Jones Radio’s Ed Schultz and Bill Press, and Nova M Radio’s Mike Malloy. The channel also features the XM-produced “Left Jab,” hosted by David Goodfriend and Mark Walsh. Detailed programming information, including show descriptions and schedules, is available online at http://airamerica.xmradio.com.
XM is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 9 million subscribers. Broadcasting live daily from studios in Washington, DC, New York City, Chicago, Nashville, Toronto and Montreal, XM's 2008 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 2008. XM's industry-leading products are available at consumer electronics retailers nationwide. XM programming is also available through XM Radio Online, the exclusive home on the Internet for XM’s commercial-free music channels; as downloads of original XM shows via podcasts from XM’s Web site or the Apple’s iTunes Store; and as streams of commercial-free XM music channels to AT&T and Alltel wireless customers through XM Radio Mobile. For more information about XM hardware, programming and partnerships, please visit http://www.xmradio.com/.
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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 2-28-08. Copies of the filing are available upon request from XM Radio's Investor Relations Department. All programming subject to change.