SIRIUS subscribers and XM subscribers with the “Best of SIRIUS” get live play-by-play of every NFL game
Comprehensive talk and analysis airs on SIRIUS NFL Radio, channel 124
John Madden hosts new show, “Madden Football,” Wednesdays on SIRIUS NFL Radio
NEW YORK ““ September 8, 2010 ““ SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, will offer comprehensive coverage of the 2010 NFL season, providing SIRIUS subscribers and XM subscribers with the “Best of SIRIUS” live play-by-play of every game plus 24-hour coverage of the sport on SIRIUS NFL Radio, channel 124.
SIRIUS XM broadcasts every NFL game live nationwide ““ from the preseason through the Super Bowl. For more information and a schedule of NFL games on SIRIUS XM, visit www.sirius.com/nfl or www.xmradio.com.
The 2010 NFL season kicks off this Thursday, Sept. 9 (8:30 pm ET), when the defending Super Bowl champion New Orleans Saints host the Minnesota Vikings in a rematch of last year’s NFC Championship Game. SIRIUS XM will offer listeners multiple broadcasts of the game, allowing fans to hear the Saints radio broadcast (SIRIUS channel 126, XM channel 103), the Vikings radio broadcast (SIRIUS channel 125, XM channel 102) and the national radio broadcast (SIRIUS channel 124, XM channel 124). NFL play-by-play is available to all SIRIUS subscribers and to XM subscribers who purchase the “Best of SIRIUS” programming package.
SIRIUS NFL Radio (SIRIUS channel 124 and XM channel 124 with the “Best of SIRIUS”), the only radio channel dedicated entirely to pro football talk, offers in-depth coverage of the league 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. SIRIUS NFL Radio features exclusive daily talk shows hosted by NFL experts, one-on-one interviews with players, coaches and executives from around the league, plus in-depth coverage of the NFL Draft, training camps, and more.
SIRIUS NFL Radio showcases an unparalleled roster of hosts that includes both current and former players, coaches and front office executives including: Carl Banks, Gil Brand t, Rand y Cross, Dean Dalton, Rich Gannon, Pat Kirwan, John Madden, Jim Miller, Tim Ryan, Marty Schottenheimer, Ross Tucker, Solomon Wilcots, and Jets offensive lineman Damien Woody.
Longtime NFL broadcaster and Super Bowl winning head coach John Madden will return for his seventh season as a commentator on SIRIUS NFL Radio, expand ing his role to host a new program, Madden Football, every Wednesday (2:00 ““ 3:00 pm ET) alongside Adam Schein and Rich Gannon. Madden will discuss the latest news from around the NFL and look ahead to the coming weekend’s matchups. Madden’s game previews will also replay every Sunday morning on The SIRIUS NFL Tailgate Show, SIRIUS NFL Radio’s pre-game program (Sundays from 9:00 am ““ 12:00 pm ET).
In addition, Madden will join Chris “˜Mad Dog’ Russo for a weekly NFL discussion every Friday at 5:00 pm ET on SIRIUS XM’s Mad Dog Radio channel (SIRIUS channel 123 and XM channel 144).
SIRIUS NFL Radio debuts a new morning show this season which will begin the live programming day at 6:00 am ET. The Morning Kickoff, hosted by Ross Tucker, will air every weekday (6:00 ““ 7:00 am ET) and extend the number of live daily programming hours to 16.
SIRIUS NFL Radio listeners will also hear weekly interviews with head coaches from around the league including: Sean Payton (Saints), Brad Childress (Vikings), Jack Del Rio (Jaguars), Jim Schwartz (Lions), John Fox (Panthers), Josh McDaniels (Broncos), Ken Whisenhunt (Cardinals), Marvin Lewis (Bengals), Mike Tomlin (Steelers), Steve Spagnuolo (Rams), Tom Cable (Raiders), Mike McCarthy (Packers), John Harbaugh (Ravens), Jim Caldwell (Colts), Jeff Fisher (Titans) and Mike Smith (Falcons).
NFL on SIRIUS XM ““ Opening Weekend: (All times ET) SIRIUS Chns: XM Chns:
Away Home Away Home
Feed Feed Feed Feed
Thu 9/9 8:30 PM Minnesota @ New Orleans 125 126 102* 103*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Cleveland @ Tampa Bay 122 158 106*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Miami @ Buffalo 91 130 108*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Cincinnati @ New England 123 127 104*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Carolina @ NY Giants 144 121 107*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Detroit @ Chicago 155 125 102*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Atlanta @ Pittsburgh 153 126 103*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Oakland @ Tennessee 90 110*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Denver @ Jacksonville 113 108 109*
Sun 9/12 1:00 PM Indianapolis @ Houston 129 147 105*
Sun 9/12 4:15 PM Arizona @ St. Louis 122 126 103*
Sun 9/12 4:15 PM Green Bay @ Philadelphia 123 127 104*
Sun 9/12 4:15 PM San Francisco @ Seattle 91 125 102*
Sun 9/12 8:20 PM Dallas @ Washington 125 126 102* 103*
Mon 9/13 7:00 PM Baltimore @ NY Jets 125 126 102* 103*
Mon 9/13 10:15 PM San Diego @ Kansas City 127 91 104* 105*
* denotes “Best of SIRIUS” channel on XM.
SIRIUS NFL Radio channel 124 Daily Schedule: (All times ET)
o 6 -7 am: The Morning Kickoff with Ross Tucker
o 7 ““ 11 am: The Opening Drive with Bob Papa, Marty Schottenheimer, Peter King, Ross Tucker and Carl Banks
o 11 am ““ 3 pm: The SIRIUS Blitz with Adam Schein, Rich Gannon and Jim Miller
o 3 ““ 7 pm: Movin’ The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan
o 7 ““ 8 pm: NFL Network’s Total Access
o 8 ““ 11 pm: Late Hits with Bryan McGovern, Gil Brand t, Damien Woody and Jim Miller
o 2 ““ 3 pm: Madden Football with John Madden, Adam Schein and Rich Gannon
o 11 pm: SIRIUS XM Fantasy Football Replay with John Hansen and Adam Caplan
o 8 ““ 11 am: The Weekend Kickoff with Howard David and Dean Dalton
o 11 am ““ 2 pm: Press Coverage with Vic Carucci and Dan Leberfeld
o 2 ““ 4 pm: Chalk Talk with Andrew Bogusch
o 4 ““ 7 pm: The End Zone with Bryan McGovern and Pat Kirwan
o 7 ““ 11 pm: Late Hits with Zig Fracassi and Jim Miller
o 9 am ““ Noon: SIRIUS NFL Tailgate Show with Adam Schein, John Madden, Gil Brand t
o Noon ““ 8 pm: The Sunday Drive with Steve Torre and Bill Lekas. Live cut-ins to NFL games, up-to-the-minute news and highlights from around the league and post-game interviews from the day’s star performers.
o 8 pm ““ Midnight: NFL Rewind with Jack Arute and Jim Miller
SIRIUS XM will once again feature the “SIRIUS|XM Pigskin Pick “˜Em Game” on SIRIUS.com. Each week throughout the NFL regular season, visitors can log on to the website to enter their game picks and compare their scores to the experts on SIRIUS NFL Radio and other hosts from across the SIRIUS XM platform. Prizes will be awarded weekly. For details and Official Rules, visit www.sirius.com/pigskin. No purchase is necessary. The game is open only to legal residents of the contiguous United States and D.C., age 18 and over.