NEW YORK, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that Emmy® and Golden Globe-award winning writer, actress, comedian, producer and bestselling author Tina Fey and her husband producer, director, composer and music supervisor Jeff Richmond, will be the featured guests on an upcoming installment of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners.
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"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond" will be hosted by SiriusXM's Seth Rudetsky at the SiriusXM studios in New York City. Throughout the hour-long special, Fey and Richmond will discuss their lives, careers and experiences in the worlds of comedy and entertainment and take a variety of questions from a select group of SiriusXM listeners.
Fey and Richmond met when they were both members of the Chicago-based improvisational comedy group The Second City. Fey has received seven Emmy Awards, two Golden Globe Awards, five Screen Actors Guild Awards and four Writers Guild of America Awards for her work as a performer and head writer on Saturday Night Live and as creator/star of 30 Rock. She has starred in the feature films Mean Girls, Baby Mama, Date Night, Admission and Megamind. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Bossypants. In 2010, Fey became the youngest-ever winner of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. Richmond is a composer, actor,
director and producer who has composed music for 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live and Baby Mama. Fey and Richmond have collaborated on 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live, Baby Mama and Mean Girls.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond" will premiere on Saturday, July 6 at 9:00 am ET on SiriusXM Stars, channel 106. Encore presentations will air July 6 at 6:00 pm, July 7 at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm, July 8 at 11:00 am and July 9 at 7:00 am on SiriusXM Stars and on July 6
at 5:00 pm, July 7 at 5:00 pm and July 8 at 7:00 pm on Entertainment Weekly Radio, channel 105 (all times ET).SiriusXM's Town Hall with Tina Fey and Jeff Richmond" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com.
"Tina Fey is a creative force of nature who leaves an indelible mark on pop culture with every character and show she brings to life," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Our listeners will be thrilled to hear firsthand from Tina and her husband Jeff Richmond the stories behind their remarkable collaborative efforts on 30 Rock, Saturday Night Live and beyond."
Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Billy Crystal, Quentin Tarantino, Carol Burnett, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, KISS, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Roger Waters, the surviving members of Nirvana, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.
SiriusXM's Seth Rudetsky—Broadway pianist, actor, Playbill columnist, novelist and award-winning comic—hosts Seth's Big Fat Broadway and co-hosts Dueling Divas on SiriusXM's On Broadway, channel 72. He is also the host of Seth Speaks on SiriusXM Stars and has his own online TV network, www.SethTV.com.
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