NEW YORK, Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today's launch of "El Show de Piolin," hosted by Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo. For Piolin's first show, confirmed guests include international singer/songwriter Enrique Iglesias, acclaimed actresses Angelica Vale, Angelica Maria and Kate del Castillo, and Banda El Recodo.
In addition, during the show's first week after launch, "El Show de Piolin" has confirmed a star-studded line-up of celebrity guests including singer, songwriter Ana Gabriel; Mariachi Los Toros; popular band La Arrolladora Banda El Limon; Gerardo Ortiz; Los Horoscopos de Durango; and comedian Gabriel Iglesias.
"El Show de Piolin" features Piolin's take on the day's events, interviews with celebrities, listener call-ins, pranks, music and beloved characters "Dona Chela," "Casimiro" and "Don Poncho." Broadcasting from the SiriusXM studios in Los Angeles, Piolin is the first Latin radio personality to host his own Spanish-language show and channel exclusively on SiriusXM. The live, four-hour morning show airs Monday through Friday 6:00 am – 10:00 am PDT reaching listeners across the country and will replay multiple times throughout the day on Piolin Radio channel 147.
Listeners coast-to-coast can listen to "El Show de Piolin" on SiriusXM Piolin Radio channel 147, along with a special line-up of exclusive Spanish and English-language commercial-free music channels and sports, news, talk and entertainment channels, through SiriusXM Espanol, the $5.99 monthly satellite subscription offer. Fans can listen free through the "Piolin y mas," the complimentary trial running through February 15, 2014, giving listeners access to "El Show de Piolin" via the SiriusXM Internet App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online.
The programming package for the low-cost subscription offer and the limited-time, free online offer both include more than 50 specially selected English and Spanish language channels including SiriusXM's Aguila: The sound of Norteno bands, Ranchera, Duranguense and traditional Mexican music; La Mezcla: Top hits in Spanish and English; Caliente: The biggest salsa, merengue and reggaeton hits; RadioFormula Mexico: 24/7 news and talk from Mexico's leading radio broadcaster; ESPN Deportes Radio: Featuring call-in talk shows and commentary from hosts about a full range of sporting events, including soccer, American football, baseball and boxing; Doctor Radio: 24/7 health and medical with shows hosted by leading doctors and experts from New York University; The Highway: the sounds of new country; Laugh USA: family comedy; The Catholic Channel: engaging shows hosted by members of the clergy and distinguished laity focusing on the current events and issues happening in the Catholic Church and much more.
Eddie "Piolin" Sotelo has won numerous broadcasting awards, including several NAB Marconi Radio Awards, and was voted one of the most influential entertainers by the Los Angeles Times. He is scheduled to be inducted into the National Radio Hall of Fame in November 2013.
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