Popular college sports talk show is now available to SIRIUS and XM listeners
NEW YORK – March 16, 2010 – SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that is has begun broadcasting the popular college sports talk program, The Paul Finebaum Show, to satellite radio subscribers nationwide.
SIRIUS and XM subscribers from coast to coast can now hear the show live every weekday afternoon (3:00-7:00 pm ET) on SIRIUS XM Sports Nation (SIRIUS channel 122 and XM channel 143).
Paul Finebaum has been one of the most prominent voices of college sports for over twenty years, writing and commentating on both regional and national issues. His radio show, based in Birmingham, AL, is among the most listened to programs in the country and has garnered many accolades. The Paul Finebaum Show was named one of the nation’s top 12 sports shows by Sports Illustrated and The Orlando Sentinel named him the most powerful media member in the SEC.
“We are unbelievably excited about the unique opportunity to be on SIRIUS XM,” said Finebaum. “Broadcasting just a few miles from the Southeastern Conference headquarters, our main fare is SEC football and basketball. Considering Alabama is coming off a national championship in football, we feel this is an extraordinary time to connect our listeners to the vast national reach of SIRIUS XM.”
Finebaum has been a guest lecturer at the University of Massachusetts, Columbia University, University of Alabama-Birmingham, Samford University and Birmingham Southern College. He is a Memphis native and a graduate of The University of Tennessee.
SIRIUS XM Radio broadcasts more college sports events than any other radio outlet. For more information on SIRIUS XM’s college sports offerings, please visit www.sirius.com/collegesports or www.xmradio.com/collegesports.