SIRIUS Satellite Radio Will Broadcast Historic Rev. Billy Graham New York Crusade
NEW YORK, June 24, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will broadcast Reverend Billy Graham's historic three day crusade at Flushing Meadow Corona Park, New York. Reverend Graham has preached the gospel to more people in live audiences than anyone else in history -- over 210 million people in more than 185 countries and territories. SIRIUS Satellite Radio is the only radio outlet to provide national coverage of the crusade and the only place, within a 50 mile radius of the site, where the crusade will be broadcast.
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This exclusive satellite radio broadcast will air on SIRIUS channel 126 for three nights in a row, just as the event occurs in New York. The first SIRIUS broadcast will be Tuesday, June 28th at 8 p.m. ET of the crusade held Friday. Subsequent broadcasts will be on Wednesday, June 29th at 8 p.m. ET of the crusade held Saturday, and Thursday, June 30th at 8 p.m. ET of the crusade held Sunday. On Friday July 1, SIRIUS will broadcast the entire three-day crusade starting at 9 a.m. ET. The entire crusade will be broadcast again on Sunday, July 3rd starting at 9 a.m. ET.
SIRIUS is the only place where the entire 3-day crusade will be condensed into a single broadcast. As there will not be any live television broadcast, SIRIUS is the only national outlet offering complete coverage.
SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music, compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most exciting sports programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS also broadcasts live play-by- play games of the NFL and NBA, and is the Official Satellite Radio partner of the NFL.
SIRIUS radios for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are manufactured by Alpine, Audiovox, Blaupunkt, Clarion, Delphi, Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Pioneer, Sanyo and XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Office Depot, Sears, Target, Wal-Mart and RadioShack. SIRIUS is also available at heavy truck dealers and truck stops nationwide.
SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jeep(R), Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Porsche, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
Click on http://www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
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