NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that international film and music stars, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, co-stars of Grease, the biggest movie musical of all time, will sit down for a rare and intimate Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John," which will take place on Wednesday, December 12, will air on SiriusXM Stars, channel 107, on Friday, December 14 at 10:00 am ET and OUTQ, channel 108, on Friday, December 21 at 10:00 am ET. The "Town Hall" will be rebroadcast throughout the month. For rebroadcast times please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic entertainers 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, KISS, Coldplay, Ringo Starr, Roger Waters, the surviving members of Nirvana, Renee Fleming, Gregg Allman, Usher, Duke basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and Tony Hawk.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John" will feature the entertainment icons answering fan questions about their careers, including their roles as "Danny Zuko" and "Sandy Olsen" in Grease and their new holiday album This Christmas, which was released on November 13. Travolta and Newton-John will donate the artist proceeds from the album equally to their respective charities, the Jett Travolta Foundation and the Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Centre in Melbourne, Australia.
"It is a thrill to have these two beloved superstars in our studios, meeting at this special time of the year," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "With their new collaboration, they are providing more of what fans want and have missed since Grease—they are back together and we are happy to have them."
SiriusXM listeners will have the chance to attend "SiriusXM's Town Hall with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John." Listen to SiriusXM Stars or visit www.siriusxm.com/stars for Official Rules and details.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John" 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.
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