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Andrew Wilkow To Become Next National Talk Radio Star Exclusively on SIRIUS Satellite Radio

Will create new style of conservative talk on SIRIUS Patriot channel

NEW YORK, June 8, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio announced today that Andrew Wilkow will join the SIRIUS Patriot channel as a new national talk show host.

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Wilkow is the next generation of talk radio. He began his radio career as an 18-year-old college student, has hosted a daily talk program on WGY- AM/Albany since 2003, and also hosts a weekend talk show on WABC-AM/New York. Wilkow's move to SIRIUS takes his contemporary approach to conservative talk radio to a national and diverse audience.

"SIRIUS features today's biggest names and constantly seeks the best new talent," said Scott Greenstein, SIRIUS President of Entertainment and Sports. "Adding an emerging star like Andrew Wilkow is just one more example of SIRIUS offering our subscribers 'The Best Radio on Radio.'"

Wilkow said, "Now is the time for a new school of conservative voices with a whole new style and passion, which is what my show is all about. Moving to SIRIUS lets me take that style and passion nationwide. I am honored to be given this opportunity."

Wilkow's show will air on SIRIUS Patriot, channel 144, weekdays from 12 to 3 pm ET, starting on August 1.

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    Elise Brown
    SIRIUS
    212.584.5290
    ebrown@siriusradio.com

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