NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that Jay Williams, the former Chicago Bulls player, will host an exclusive, new limited-run interview series on SiriusXM.
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Williams, who is currently a college basketball analyst for ESPN and was the 2002 National Player of the Year at Duke University, will host The Crossover with Jay Williams, scheduled to launch with a special episode on Friday, August 17 at 8:00 pm ET on Stars Too, channel 104. The Crossover with Jay Williams will be rebroadcast throughout the weekend.
The Crossover with Jay Williams debut show will feature Williams talking with Def Jam co-founder and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. SiriusXM listeners will hear Simmons talk about hip-hop, politics, meditation and more.
"Since my days at Duke, I have been interested in people from all walks of life and what drives them in their professional and personal lives," said Jay Williams. "SiriusXM gives me an ideal place to have conversations with a diverse lineup of guests and share them with people across the country."
"Jay is as skilled behind the mic as he was on the basketball court and we are excited to offer him a national platform to go beyond sports and speak with news makers, style leaders, key players in Hollywood and members of the media, many of whom cross over those lines," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
After The Crossover with Jay Williams premieres on Friday, August 17, the series will return in September.
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