Luke Russert and James Carville Pay Tribute to Tim Russert on XM Satellite Radio Show '60/20 Sports'

WASHINGTON, June 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Luke Russert and James Carville will pay tribute to Luke's father Tim Russert on their weekly XM Satellite Radio sports talk show "60/20 Sports" on Friday, June 20.

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The program, which will focus on Tim Russert's passion for sports, will feature guests Lance Armstrong, Yogi Berra, Bill Bradley, Bill Russell, Bud Selig, and Marv Levy.

The show will also air highlights from Tim Russert's interviews with sports figures on NBC's "Meet the Press," CNBC and MSNBC.

This two-hour edition of "60/20 Sports" will air Friday at 12 noon ET/9 am PT on XM Sports Nation (XM channel 144). An encore presentation of the commercial-free program will follow at 2 pm ET/11 am PT.

A temporary channel -- XM 148 -- will replay the program starting Friday at 4 pm ET / 1 pm PT and airing through Sunday night.

"60/20 Sports," named for the generational difference between 63-year-old Carville and 22-year-old Russert, airs nationwide on XM.

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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

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. Programming is subject to change.

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