NEW YORK, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that multiple Emmy® Award-winning Billy Crystal will sit down for an intimate Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Crystal," which will take place on Tuesday, December 11, will air on Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99, on Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00 pm ET and Laugh USA, channel 96, on Thursday, December 20 at 12:00 pm ET. For rebroadcast times please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Crystal" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic entertainers and figures sitting down with a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous SiriusXM "Town Hall" specials have featured Bruce Springsteen, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Carol Burnett, Tom Petty, Willie Nelson, KISS, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, the surviving members of Nirvana, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Usher and Tony Hawk.
Moderated by comedian, SiriusXM host and fellow Saturday Night Live alum Jim Breuer, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Crystal" will feature the legendary actor and comedian answering fan questions about his career in film and comedy, including his latest movie Parental Guidance, opening December 25. SiriusXM listeners are invited to submit a question for Billy Crystal on Twitter by 5:00 pm ET on Monday, December 10 @SiriusXM using the hashtag #SXMTownHall.
"From standup to Saturday Night Live to blockbuster movies to his classic hosting duties at the Oscars, Billy has entertained all of us with a smart but approachable style. Now, as part of our Town Hall series, his fans will get to meet their favorite comic and watch and enjoy his trademark wit and humor," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Crystal." Listen to Raw Dog Comedy or visit www.siriusxm.com/rawdog for Official Rules and details.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Billy Crystal" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
Jim Breuer hosts Fridays with Breuer on Raw Dog Comedy on Fridays at 4:00 pm ET.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
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