Howard Stern Announces Specials and Guests as Part of SIRIUS Internet Radio's Two-Day Worldwide Event
The Howard Stern Show and his two original channels live
NEW YORK, Oct 23, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- To celebrate the launch of SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR), its new CD quality, Internet-only version, SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) is offering a free two-day trial on October 25 and 26. For these two days, Howard Stern will deliver his daily uncensored four-hour-plus show along with original programs on Stern's two SIRIUS channels.
People around the globe can now easily sign up online to listen to Stern along with more than 75 channels of SIRIUS' premium content, including 100% commercial-free music, unique talk programming hosted by top political, cultural and entertainment figures, and hours of pro sports talk programs for the monthly subscription fee of $12.95.
"The two-day free trial of SIRIUS Internet Radio is a global event, featuring compelling, exclusive talk, music, and sports programming that exemplifies the depth and quality our current subscribers enjoy. Listeners who sign on will hear what has made SIRIUS the fastest growing company in satellite radio and the home of the most unique collection of entertainment ever put under one radio brand. The Best Radio on Radio is now The Best Radio on the Internet "said Scott Greenstein, SIRIUS President of Sports and Entertainment.
To participate in the free trial, visit http://www.sirius.com/howard or http://www.howardstern.com and register today. Listeners to the free SIR experience on the 25th and 26th will hear Stern and the other available channels.
Programming highlights from October 25th & 26th below (schedule and guests subject to change, and air dates and times updated throughout the week on http://www.sirius.com ):
The Howard Stern Show with special guests including The Who's Pete Townshend, Sharon Osbourne, and Danny Bonaduce.
The Gary Dell'Abate Roast, when Colin Quinn, Reverend Bob Levy, Lisa Lampanelli, Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling and a cast of others will all roast "Baba Booey."
The Bitter Half, a radio drama about relationships, written and produced by Sam Simon, one of the original developers of The Simpsons. Howard 100 and Howard 101 breaks new ground with The Bitter Half, starring Howard Stern, Beth Ostrosky, John Stamos, Gilbert Gottfried, Robin Quivers, Fred Norris, Artie Lange, Andrew Dice Clay, George Takei, Gary Dell'Abate, Mary Dell'Abate, Allison Norris, Craig Gass and Ralph Cirella.
Scott Ferrall taking calls and keeping listeners on the edge of every sport from the NFL to the World Series and everything in between.
Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling is back on the Howard Stern channels with Jackie's Joke Hunt, laughing through the best comedy on radio.
100% COMMERCIAL-FREE MUSIC
The final concert at CBGBs: Encore broadcast of Patti Smith's performance on SIRIUS Disorder / channel 24
Jimmy Buffett live in concert from Chula Vista, CA on Radio Margaritaville / channel 31
Steven Van Zandt hosts 2-part special, Little Steven's Introduction to Garage Rock, on Underground Garage / channel 25
The Who from A to Z, exclusive interviews with Pete Townshend and Roger Daltrey, and two special concert broadcasts on The Who Channel / channel 10
The Stones from A to Z featuring interviews with Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, and Charlie Watts on Rolling Stones Radio / channel 98
48-hour Bam-A-Thon featuring the best of Radio Bam, Bam Margera's weekly show, and highlights from Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio on Faction / channel 28
Bode Miller gives his most in-depth interview since the Olympics on Faction / channel 28
Special editions of Nordic Rox, including exclusive interview with Roxette's Per Gessle by original MTV VJ Mark Goodman, and interview with ABBA's Bjorn Ulvaeus and the Hives' Pelle Almquist on The Spectrum / channel 18
First international edition of Faction with extreme skier Jon Olsson on Faction / channel 28
UK Rising Stars Showcase featuring live performance by The Feeling and Lily Allen in her first US radio performance and interview on Left of Center / channel 26
Alice Cooper interview on Buzzsaw / channel 19 The Top 100 Hair Bands of All Time countdown on Hair Nation / channel 23 Pop
Phil Collins interviewed by original MTV VJ Mark Goodman on Big '80s / channel 8
GRAMMY(R) winner John Legend live in-studio performance on Heart & Soul / channel 51
Roxette's Per Gessle guest DJs on Big '80s / channel 8
Original MTV VJs/current SIRIUS DJs Mark Goodman, Nina Blackwood, Alan Hunter and Martha Quinn share their biggest '80s moments on Big '80s / channel 8
Ace of Base's Ulf Ekberg guest DJs on The Pulse / channel 9 Hip Hop
Eminem to appear live in-studio on his own Shade 45 channel where he'll personally world premiere a new track from Shady Records' forthcoming album Eminem Presents: The Re-Up. The new song is performed by Stat Quo and produced by Dr. Dre. Only on Shade 45 / channel 45.
Diddy interviewed about his new album on Hip-Hop Nation / channel 40
Timbuktu talks about the important influence American hip hop artists have on the music community worldwide on Hip Hop Nation / channel 40.
Hank Williams Jr. guest DJs for an exclusive two-hour special on Outlaw Country / channel 63
Billy Gibbons and Dusty Hill of ZZ Top join Hillbilly Jim for a special edition of his Moonshine Matinee show on Outlaw Country / channel 63
A special rebroadcast of the premiere episode of Deadwood Radio, the radio companion of HBO's acclaimed Outlaw western, on Outlaw Country / channel 63
Dance Paul van Dyk hosts The Vonyc Sessions on Area 33 / channel 33 DJ Stonebridge on Area 33 / channel 33 Encore broadcast from Nikki Beach-St. Tropez on Area 33 / channel 33
Award Winning songwriter and producer Andreas Carlsson, in worldwide exclusive, debuts tracks from the upcoming, groundbreaking concept album, Dandyworld, on The Beat / channel 36
Classical & Broadway
Live broadcasts from the Metropolitan Opera in New York City: Verdi's Rigoletto and Leoncavallo/Mascagni's Cavelleria Rusticana/I Pagliacci on Metropolitan Opera Radio / channel 85
Bjorn Ulvaeus of ABBA and creator of Broadway hit Mamma Mia! On Broadway's Best / channel 77
Swedish superstar Peter Joback, whose career spans both musical theater and pop music, will debut some of his most well known works, and offer his unique perspective on the influence of Broadway on international musical theater in an exclusive interview with Seth Rudetsky on Broadway's Best / channel 77.
STARS & EXCLUSIVES
Deepak Chopra live on his new show Deepak Chopra's Wellness Radio on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Steven Van Zandt and Vincent Pastore co-host special edition of The Wiseguy Show on Raw Dog Comedy / channel 104
Encore broadcast of the Coen Brothers' and Charlie Kaufman's Theater of the New Ear, starring Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Steve Buscemi and John Goodman on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Pakistani rock star Salman Ahmad performs on Deepak Chopra's Wellness Radio on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Victoria Silvstedt, former Miss Sweden, TV host, actress, and supermodel, live on Maxim Radio / channel 108
Ace of Base's Ulf Ekberg live on Maxim Radio / channel 108
Dave Marsh broadcast of interview with Bruce Springsteen to mark re-release of Springsteen's "We Shall Overcome... the Seeger Sessions" CD, and publication of Marsh's "Bruce Springsteen on Tour 1968-2005," on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
The Judith Regan Show marathon featuring interviews with Nicole Richie, Gov. Jim McGreevey, Larry Miller, Tommy Chong, Danny Bonaduce and Victoria Gotti on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Sen. Bill Bradley's American Voices showcase on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
The Jay Thomas Show on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Conversation with NPR's Garrison Keillor on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Interviews with the Scissor Sisters, Indigo Girls, Erasure, Josh Zuckerman, Jen Foster and Joi Cardwell on SIRIUS OutQ / channel 106
Brooke and Hulk Hogan on Maxim Radio / channel 108
Mojo Nixon special on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Dee Snider hosts Fangoria Radio's Halloween Special on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
2-time Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady joins hosts Adam Schein, Jim Miller, and Solomon Wilcots on The Afternoon Blitz on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
2-time NASCAR Champion Tony Stewart gives an exclusive interview, discussing his upcoming weekly show on SIRIUS, on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
New York Giant Tiki Barber and Tampa Bay Buccaneer Ronde Barber host The Barber Shop on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
Taking It to The House hosted by Carolina Panther Keyshawn Johnson on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
Late Hits hosted by Jerry Rice, Carl Banks and Bryan McGovern on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
The Opening Drive hosted by Don Lagreca, Bob Papa and Randy Cross on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
Movin' the Chains hosted by Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
The Red Zone hosted by Bruce Murray, Gil Brandt and Daryl "Moose" Johnston on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
Live conversations with NFL players and coaches including Dennis Green, Marvin Lewis, Jeff Fisher, Dick Jauron, Mike McCarthy, John Madden, Boomer Esiason, Mike Doss and Joseph Addai on SIRIUS Football Radio / channel 124
NBA expert Rick Kamla hosts In the Paint, featuring interviews with the #1 overall picks from the last two NBA Drafts, Mavericks forward Dirk Nowitzki, Suns guard Leandro Barbosa, Raptors forward Andrea Bargnani, and Bucks center Andrew Bogut, on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
The Football Show hosted by soccer superstar Giorgio Chinaglia and Charlie Stillitano on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Maria Shriver hosts coverage of the 2006 California Governor's Women's Conference, featuring Suze Orman, Martha Stewart, Sarah Ferguson, Anne Sweeney, Anna Quindlen, Sally Ride and the Dalai Lama on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Martha Stewart live on Martha Stewart Living Radio / channel 112
Candace Bushnell, creator of Sex and The City, live on her new show Candace Bushnell's Sex, Success and Sensibility on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Whatever with Alexis and Jennifer celebrates its one-year anniversary on Martha Stewart Living Radio / channel 112
Richard Simmons celebrates the one-year anniversary of Lighten Up with Richard Simmons on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Chefs Showcase featuring Bobby Flay, Marcus Samuelsson, Todd English and Sylvia Weinstock on Martha Stewart Living Radio / channel 112
Cosmopolitan magazine's favorite lingerie experts on Cosmo Radio / channel 111
Victoria Silvstedt, former Miss Sweden, TV host, actress, and supermodel, live on Cosmo Radio / channel 111
PJ Walsh and Larry The Cable Guy live from Larry's House on Blue Collar Radio / Channel 103
Bill Engvall live on Blue Collar Radio / channel 103
Jim Breuer's Impressionist Improv Day on Jim Breuer Unleashed on Raw Dog Comedy / channel 104
Jim Breuer's Halloween Event on Jim Breuer Unleashed on Raw Dog Comedy / Channel 104
Weird Al Yankovic Musical Comedy Special on Laugh Break / channel 105 British Comedy Special on Raw Dog Comedy / channel 104 The World Series of Comedy on Raw Dog Comedy / channel 104 PLAYBOY & PAM Jenna Jameson live on Playboy Radio / channel 198
Encore of Pam Anderson's backyard broadcast with Kid Rock on SIRIUS Stars / channel 102
Gene Simmons interview on Playboy Radio / channel 198 Live broadcast from Playmate casting call on Playboy Radio / channel 198 About SIRIUS
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