College Football Season Kicks Off on SIRIUS August 30
SIRIUS to air more than 300 games featuring the nation's top ranked teams Terry Bowden and Jack Arute return to host weekly 'SIRIUS College Football Coaches Show'
NEW YORK, Aug 29, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ --
SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) will kick off its college football coverage Thursday, August 30, airing 29 games over the season's opening weekend. Throughout the 2007 season, SIRIUS will broadcast more than 300 football games featuring teams from the Big Ten, Big 12, Big East, Conference USA, Mountain West Conference, Pac-10, SEC and Ivy League.
SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of six of the top ten teams in the current Associated Press Top 25 Poll. SIRIUS broadcasts games from #1 USC, #3 West Virginia, #5 Michigan, #6 Florida, #8 Oklahoma, #10 Louisville, #11 Ohio State, #14 UCLA, #18 Auburn, #20 Nebraska, #22 TCU, #25 Texas A&M, plus Alabama, Army, Baylor, Colorado, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Navy, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, South Carolina, Syracuse, Texas Tech and Vanderbilt.
With SIRIUS, college football fans from coast to coast will have access to some of this season's most anticipated games including Ohio State-Michigan, UCLA-USC, Oklahoma-Texas, Auburn-Florida, Army-Navy and many others. For a schedule of upcoming games on SIRIUS visit www.sirius.com/collegesports.
In addition to live play-by-play, SIRIUS airs exclusive talk shows that cover the college game from sideline to sideline with news, highlights and season-long analysis of the nation's teams and conferences, Heisman Trophy contenders, and the race for the National Championship.
The SIRIUS College Football Coaches Show, hosted by Jack Arute and former Auburn head coach Terry Bowden, returns for its third season on SIRIUS, airing every Wednesday (1-3 pm ET) exclusively on SIRIUS Sports Central channel 123. Guests on today's season premiere included: USC head coach Pete Carroll, Ohio State head coach Jim Tressel, West Virginia head coach Rich Rodriguez, Virginia Tech head coach Frank Beamer, Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden, Clemson head coach Tommy Bowden and Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema.
Rivals Radio, hosted by college sports insiders Bill King and Bobby Burton, covers the college game in-depth every weekday morning (6-9 am ET) year-round exclusively on SIRIUS channel 123.
College Football on SIRIUS - Opening Weekend Schedule: (All times ET) Channels: Away Home Date/Kickoff Time Feed Feed Thu 8/30 7:30 PM Murray State @ Louisville 161 Thu 8/30 8:00 PM Kent State @ Iowa St 118 Fri 8/31 7:30 PM Navy @ Temple 140 Fri 8/31 8:00 PM Washington @ Syracuse 181 Sat 9/11 2:00 PM Colorado State @ Colorado 122 Sat 9/1 12:00 PM Youngstown State @ Ohio St 126 Sat 9/1 12:00 PM Appalachian State @ Michigan 123 Sat 9/1 12:00 PM East Carolina @ Virginia Tech 110 Sat 9/1 12:30 PM Western Kentucky @ Florida 121 Sat 9/1 1:00 PM Virginia @ Wyoming 119 Sat 9/1 3:30 PM Georgia Tech @ Notre Dame 159 Sat 9/1 3:30 PM UCLA @ Stanford 140 Sat 9/1 3:30 PM Nevada @ Nebraska 126 Sat 9/1 3:30 PM Western Michigan @ West Virginia 123 Sat 9/1 3:30 PM Missouri @ Illinois 122 Sat 9/1 6:00 PM Baylor @ TCU 161 Sat 9/1 6:00 PM Eastern Michigan @ Pittsburgh 119 Sat 9/1 6:45 PM Oklahoma St. @ Georgia 107 (National feed) Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Montana State @ Texas A&M 130 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Richmond @ Vanderbilt 181 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Western Carolina @ Alabama 114 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Louisiana Lafayette @ South Carolina 110 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Army @ Akron 123 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM Central Michigan @ Kansas 140 Sat 9/1 7:00 PM North Texas @ Oklahoma 121 Sat 9/1 7:45 PM Kansas State @ Auburn 122 126 Sat 9/1 10:00 PM New Mexico @ UTEP 119 Sat 9/1 10:15 PM Idaho @ USC 125 Mon 9/3 4:00 PM Texas Tech @ SMU 122
SIRIUS, "The Best Radio on Radio," delivers more than 130 channels of the best programming in all of radio. SIRIUS is the original and only home of 100% commercial free music channels in satellite radio, offering 69 music channels. SIRIUS also delivers 65 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather and data. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, NASCAR and NBA, and broadcasts live play-by-play games of the NFL and NBA, as well as live NASCAR races. All SIRIUS programming is available for a monthly subscription fee of only $12.95.
SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR) is a CD-quality, Internet-only version of the SIRIUS radio service, without the use of a radio, for the monthly subscription fee of $12.95. SIR delivers more than 80 channels of talk, entertainment, sports, and 100% commercial free music.
SIRIUS Backseat TV(TM) is the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring three channels of children's TV programming, including Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network, for the subscription fee of $6.99 plus applicable audio subscription fee.
SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are available in more than 20,000 retail locations, including Best Buy, Circuit City, Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at shop.sirius.com.
SIRIUS radios are offered in vehicles from Audi, Bentley, BMW, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln, Mercury, Maybach, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Rolls Royce, Scion, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Hertz also offers SIRIUS in its rental cars at major locations around the country.
Click on www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to purchase a SIRIUS radio and subscription.
Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates, assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2006 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the significant factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those expressed are: our pending merger with XM Satellite Radio Holdings, Inc. ("XM"), including related uncertainties and risks and the impact on our business if the merger is not completed; any events which affect the useful life of our satellites; our dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios, retailers, automakers and programming providers; and our competitive position versus other audio entertainment providers.
P-SIRI MEDIA CONTACT: Andrew FitzPatrick SIRIUS 212.901.6693 email@example.com
SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio
Copyright (C) 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved
News Provided by COMTEX