WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM Satellite Radio's presidential election channel POTUS '08 will provide wall-to-wall coverage of the Super Tuesday contests on February 5 as voters go to the polls in 24 states.
POTUS '08 is the first radio channel devoted exclusively to news and commentary about the 2008 election. The non-partisan, commercial-free channel airs nationwide on XM channel 130.
POTUS '08 hosts Rebecca Roberts, Joe Mathieu, and Adrienne Mitchell will anchor the Super Tuesday coverage from the XM studios in Washington, D.C. POTUS '08's Scott Walterman will be in Los Angeles to cover the California primaries, while fellow anchor Tim Farley will be in Manhattan to report on the results in New York state.
Tammy Haddad, the veteran network TV political producer and media commentator, will host the latest edition of "High Definition Politics" on POTUS '08 on Tuesday at 6:00 pm ET/3:00 pm PT. Haddad's guests for the hour- long special will include CNN political correspondent Jessica Yellin; Bob Shrum, presidential campaign adviser for Al Gore and John Kerry; Todd Harris, presidential campaign adviser for Fred Thompson and John McCain's 2000 bid; Mike Allen, chief political correspondent for The Politico; and Alexandra Stoddard, political analyst and associate editor for The Hill.
POTUS '08 contributors from the Washington Post, FOX News, Los Angeles Times, the polling firm Zogby International, National Journal, and Campaigns & Elections' Politics magazine will report news from Super Tuesday states across the nation. Bloggers and podcasters will weigh in with opinions and analysis.
As a public service, XM broadcasts the POTUS '08 channel for free to all XM radios. Those who do not have XM radios can listen to POTUS '08 for free for two weeks at http://www.xmradio.com/potus. The channel's name (pronounced "POH- tus") is a term used by White House staff for President of the United States.
XM (NASDAQ: XMSR) 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, 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, 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. 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 is subject to change.Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070313/XMLOGO
SOURCE: XM Satellite Radio
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