ESPN's Stephen A. Smith to Host New National Radio Show Exclusively on SiriusXM; ESPN Radio to Produce the Daily Program
"Words can't express how excited I am to be going to SiriusXM," said Smith. "I've waited a long time for this. All I'm going to say is
Traug Keller, ESPN senior vice president, production, business divisions, added, "This is an exciting new business opportunity for ESPN Audio. By creating outstanding exclusive audio content for SiriusXM, in this case The Stephen A. Smith Show, we are maximizing our presence on a variety of platforms that expand our reach and options for sports fans."
"Stephen A. is an exceptional talent," said
The Stephen A. Smith Show will lead in each day to Mad Dog Unleashed, hosted by the channel's headline personality, Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo. The daily weekday lineup on Mad Dog Sports Radio will now feature:
Evan and Phillips in the Morning with
Schein on Sports with
The Stephen A. Smith Show (1:00 -
Mad Dog Unleashed with
Dog Bites with
Mad Dog Sports Radio Tonight with
The Wrap with
Smith will continue to make newsworthy guest appearances on ESPN New York 98.7FM and other ESPN Radio affiliates. He will remain a featured commentator on ESPN2's First Take and make appearances on SportsCenter and other ESPN television shows. He had hosted a local radio show on ESPN New York since 2011.
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ESPN Digital Audio includes one of the most listened to live streams of any terrestrial broadcaster in the world - reaching more than 714,000 listeners per month who logged more than six billion total listening minutes in 2013, with 15.4 million session starts per month (source: Ando Media). Additionally, ESPN Digital On Demand Content logged 216 million completed downloads in 2013 via the ESPN PodCenter and iTunes.
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