Monday, March 12, 2007

NPR Stays Sirius

March 12, 2007

Press Release Source: SIRIUS Satellite Radio

SIRIUS Satellite Radio Renews Long-Term Programming Deal With NPR
Monday March 12

SIRIUS to continue broadcasting the best of NPR and public radio programming across two channels

SIRIUS NPR channels include 'A Prairie Home Companion,' 'Car Talk,' 'Fresh Air,' and 'Talk of the Nation'

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI - News) announced today it has renewed an exclusive long-term agreement for NPR to continue programming two 24/7 public radio channels featuring a variety of shows from NPR, other public radio producers and NPR Member stations from across the country.

Source: SIRIUS Satellite Radio

The channels -- NPR Now (SIRIUS channel 134) and NPR Talk (SIRIUS channel 135) -- include a wide-ranging slate of news talk, information, cultural and entertainment programming. Among the news and talk shows are Talk of the Nation, News & Notes, Fresh Air, The Diane Rehm Show, Day to Day, Marketplace, On the Media, Radio Times, Justice Talking, Latino USA and Forum. Entertainment shows include A Prairie Home Companion, Car Talk, Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!, Chef's Table and Travel with Rick Steves. From the Top, Jazz Profiles and Soundprint are among the arts, culture and music series on the schedules.

Additionally, SIRIUS will be the exclusive satellite radio home of a new morning news and information program for Adults 25-44 that NPR will launch in all media in September.

Selected programs from NPR Now and NPR Talk will be available to SIRIUS subscribers also through SIRIUS.com and SIRIUS Internet Radio (SIR), SIRIUS' CD-quality Internet only service, starting later in 2007. Subscribers to SIRIUS Satellite Radio can access online all of SIRIUS' 100% commercial-free music channels, a combination of news, talk, and entertainment, political talk shows, and comedy channels, as well as exclusive sports talk programming.

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