WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XM Satellite Radio will air four different broadcasts of each World Series game -- the home team, visiting team, national radio, and Spanish broadcasts -- starting with Game 1 this Wednesday, October 24, at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT.
When the Boston Red Sox host the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday, the Red Sox broadcast will air nationwide on XM channel 176 while the Rockies broadcast airs on XM channel 183. The national radio feed can be heard on XM channel 189, and the Spanish feed will air on XM channel 174.
A full schedule of World Series broadcasts on XM is available online at http://www.xmradio.com/mlb
In addition to the live game coverage, baseball fans can tune into news and analysis on the 24-hour baseball talk radio channel MLB Home Plate (XM channel 175).
"Baseball is the ultimate radio sport, and XM is able to provide more coverage of the World Series than anyone else on the radio," said Chuck Dickemann, XM senior director, MLB programming. "Not only will you get four broadcasts of each game, you'll get extraordinary pre-game and post-game coverage from the stadium on the MLB Home Plate channel with a full roster of XM talent -- Mark Patrick, Charley Steiner, Ronnie Lane, Joe Castellano and Holden Kushner -- plus those who played the game: Buck Martinez, Rob Dibble, Kevin Kennedy, Bill Ripken and Mark Sweeney."
XM is the exclusive satellite radio network for Major League Baseball. XM airs every game for every MLB team throughout the season and postseason.
XM (NASDAQ: XMSR) is America's number one satellite radio company with more than 8.2 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, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, and Ferrari, 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. Programming is subject to change.Photo: NewsCom: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070313/XMLOGO
CONTACT: David Butler of XM Satellite Radio, +1-202-380-4317,