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"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tony Hawk" to Air Live on Faction on September 10

Tony Hawk to sit down exclusively with SiriusXM listeners for a "Town Hall" special
"Town Hall" to be hosted by skateboarder and award-winning director Stacy Peralta

NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that action sports icon and SiriusXM host Tony Hawk will sit down for an exclusive, live Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.

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"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tony Hawk" will air live on Faction, channel 41, on Monday, September 10 at 7:00 pm ET. The special will be hosted by skateboarder and director Stacy Peralta, director of Bones Brigade: An Autobiography, which is scheduled to be released on November 2, 2012.

The event is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic artists and studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Usher, Ronnie Dunn, Linkin Park, Ziggy Marley and the surviving members of Nirvana.

The "Town Hall" special will feature the legendary skateboarder and host of SiriusXM's Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio answering a variety of questions from the studio audience about his career as a skateboarder, his life's work of building skateparks for underprivileged communities and more.

"I'm looking forward to talking with the live audience and answering questions with Stacy," said Tony Hawk. "I'm proud to be a part of his new documentary and I hope to enlighten fans about our history together and the evolution of action sports in general."

"Tony's talent and passion have taken a niche sport and helped turn it into a phenomenon with international popularity and appeal. He has crossed the lines of action sports, gaming and music to become one of the coolest brand ambassadors of our time, not to mention one of the driving forces powering our Faction channel," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Tony lives his life in non-stop action and listeners will get a broad look into what it's like to be a legendary pro-skater and get an expansive look into the icon's life without boundaries."

Tony Hawk hosts Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio, the weekly show on Faction featuring live calls from fans, special guests and Tony's favorite music. Tony Hawk's Demolition Radio airs Tuesdays at 7:00 pm ET on Faction.

Faction, SiriusXM's action sports and music channel features music by artists like Rancid, Avenged Sevenfold, Ramones, Tupac, Pennywise, Dr. Dre, Sublime, Green Day, Beastie Boys, Metallica, Eminem and features shows hosted by Marky Ramone, Jason Ellis and Bam Margera.

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