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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sirius to Broadcast New Show From the Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center
September 19, 2008
"SIRIUS Live on Broadway" will welcome Broadway fans every Wednesday at 12 noon ET to the Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center to watch live interviews and performances featuring their favorite Broadway stars (New York, NY - September 19, 2008) SIRIUS XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and The Broadway League today announced a new weekly series, SIRIUS Live on Broadway, to air weekly on Broadway's Best SIRIUS channel 77 beginning today, Friday, September 19 starting at 7 pm ET.
Broadway fans will be invited to SIRIUS Live on Broadway with host Seth Rudetsky at the Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center each Wednesday at 12 noon ET to watch interviews and performances with their favorite Broadway stars. The show will feature Tony Award®-winning actress Bebe Neuwirth and Xanadu star Cheyenne Jackson and cast members from popular Broadway shows such as [title of show], Avenue Q, Grease and Spring Awakening. Interviews and performances will be followed by autograph signings and photos. The Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center is located inside the Times Square Information Center at 1560 Broadway between 46th & 47th streets. SIRIUS Live on Broadway will be open to the public.
Charlotte St. Martin, The Broadway League's Executive Director, says, "We are thrilled about this new venture with SIRIUS XM Radio and the prospect of bringing exciting live events such as SIRIUS Live on Broadway tapings to the Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center. This new program will bring Broadway performers to a national radio audience. It will also underline the Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center's role as the place not only to meet your favorite Broadway stars up close, but also the place to plan your night of theatre."
The Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center is the new service from The Broadway League that offers audiences an official place to go for five-star Broadway hospitality and customized service for Broadway and Off-Broadway tickets and information.
In addition to SIRIUS Live on Broadway, SIRIUS host Seth Rudetsky-multi-talented actor, comedian, musician and published author-can be heard daily at 2 pm ET on Seth's Big Fat Broadway as well as with Christine Pedi on Dueling Divas for six hours of Broadway chatter, opinion and celebrity guests on Saturday mornings at 9 am ET, on SIRIUS' Broadway's Best channel. Seth was recently featured as the vocal coach on MTV's Legally Blonde and he currently writes a weekly column on Playbill.com.
For more information on SIRIUS and to register for a 3-day trial to listen, please visit www.sirius.com.
Go to www.BroadwayLeague.com for more information and a schedule of future events.
About SIRIUS XM Radio
SIRIUS XM Radio is America's satellite radio company delivering the "The Best Radio on Radio" to more than 18 million subscribers, including 100% commercial free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather.
SIRIUS XM Radio has exclusive content relationships with an array of personalities and artists, including Howard Stern, Oprah, Martha Stewart, Jimmy Buffett, Elvis, Jamie Foxx, Barbara Walters, Frank Sinatra, Opie & Anthony, The Grateful Dead, Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tom Petty, and Bob Edwards. SIRIUS XM Radio is the leader in sports programming as the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, Major League Baseball, NASCAR, NHL, and PGA Tour, and broadcasts major college sports.
SIRIUS XM Radio has exclusive arrangements with every major automaker. SIRIUS XM Radio products are available at shop.sirius.com and shop.xmradio.com, and at retail locations nationwide, including Best Buy, Circuit City, RadioShack, Target, Sam's Club, and Wal-Mart.
SIRIUS XM Radio also offers SIRIUS Backseat TV, the first ever live in-vehicle rear seat entertainment featuring Nickelodeon, Disney Channel and Cartoon Network; XM NavTraffic service for GPS navigation systems delivers real-time traffic information, including accidents and road construction, for more than 80 North American markets.
About The Broadway League
The Broadway League, founded in 1930, is the national trade association for the Broadway industry. The League's 600-plus members include theatre owners and operators, producers, presenters, and general managers in over 240 North American cities, as well as suppliers of goods and services to the theatre industry. Each year, League members bring Broadway to nearly 30 million people in New York and on tour across the U.S. and Canada.
The Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center is presented by Visa with support provided by the official sponsor, The New York Times.