SIRIUS Satellite Radio to Broadcast The 2006 Bowl Championship Series

SIRIUS will broadcast a dozen college bowl games this post-season



Dec 21, 2005, 00:00 ET from SIRIUS Satellite Radio

    NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio
 (Nasdaq:   SIRI), the leading provider of sports radio programming, broadcasting
 the play-by-play of more than 350 pro and college teams, announced today it
 will broadcast 12 live college football bowl games during the 2005-06
 post-season, including all four games of the Bowl Championship Series.
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 )
     SIRIUS' coverage will begin Thursday, December 22, when Colorado State
 plays Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl at 10:30pm ET on SIRIUS' channel 125 and
 continues through Wednesday, January 4, when the top two teams in the nation,
 the defending national champion USC Trojans -- led by Heisman Trophy-winning
 running back Reggie Bush -- and the Texas Longhorns -- quarterbacked by
 Heisman runner-up Vince Young -- face off in The Rose Bowl at 8:00pm ET on
 SIRIUS' channel 123.
     From January 2 - 4, SIRIUS will broadcast all four of the Bowl
 Championship Series games: The Rose Bowl, FedEx Orange Bowl, Nokia Sugar Bowl
 and Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
 
     SIRIUS' College Bowl Game schedule: (All times ET)
 
 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego, CA -- Colorado State
                                    vs. Navy
            Thursday, December 22, 2005, 10:30pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
               Motor City Bowl, Detroit, MI -- Akron vs. Memphis
             Monday, December 26, 2005, 4:00pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
             Insight Bowl, Phoenix, AZ -- Arizona State vs. Rutgers
             Tuesday, December 27, 2005, 8:30pm, SIRIUS channel 118
 
        MPC Computers Bowl, Boise, ID -- Boise State vs. Boston College
            Wednesday, December 28, 2005, 4:30pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
        Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, San Diego, CA -- Oregon vs. Oklahoma
            Thursday, December 29, 2005, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 118
 
              Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Atlanta, GA -- Miami vs. LSU
             Friday, December 30, 2005, 7:30pm, SIRIUS channel 181
 
            EV1.net Houston Bowl, Houston, TX -- Iowa State vs. TCU
            Saturday, December 31, 2005, 2:30pm, SIRIUS channel 131
 
             AT&T Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX -- Texas Tech vs. Alabama
 Monday, January 2, 2006, 11:00am, SIRIUS ch. 125 (TX Tech); ch. 110 (Alabama)
 
          Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, AZ -- Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
              Monday, January 2, 2006, 4:30pm, SIRIUS channel 126
 
           Nokia Sugar Bowl, Atlanta, GA -- West Virginia vs. Georgia
              Monday, January 2, 2006, 8:30pm, SIRIUS channel 110
 
          FedEx Orange Bowl, Miami, FL -- Florida State vs. Penn State
              Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 123
 
                  The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA -- USC vs. Texas
             Wednesday, January 4, 2006, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 123
 
     SIRIUS airs more college sports than any other radio outlet, providing
 play-by-play from more than 125 college and university partners around the
 nation.  SIRIUS is the Exclusive Satellite Radio Partner of 21 of the programs
 playing in this college post-season, including five of the eight teams playing
 in this year's BCS - USC, Texas, West Virginia, Ohio State and Notre Dame.
     SIRIUS is also the Exclusive Satellite Radio Partner of Alabama, Army,
 Auburn, Colorado, Florida, Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU,
 Michigan, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri, Navy, Nebraska, Oklahoma,
 Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech,
 UCLA and Vanderbilt plus Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference.
     For a complete list of SIRIUS' partner schools and a schedule of upcoming
 college games on SIRIUS visit http://www.sirius.com/collegesports.
 
     About SIRIUS
     SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music,
 compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most extensive sports
 programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS
 offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55
 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a
 monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite
 Radio Partner of the NFL, NBA and NHL and broadcasts live play-by-play games
 of the NFL, NBA and NHL, plus college football and basketball, including the
 entire NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship (March 14 - April 3,
 2006).
     SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are distributed by
 Alpine, Audiovox, Brix Group, Clarion, Delphi, Directed Electronics, Eclipse,
 Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Magnadyne, Monster Cable, Pioneer, Russound, Tivoli and
 XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS
 radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City,
 Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at
 shop.sirius.com.
     SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler,
 Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury,
 Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and
 Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
     Click on http://www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a
 SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
 
     Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations,
 beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with
 respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be
 forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates,
 assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.
 Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference
 to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the
 key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our
 dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios,
 retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and
 any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.
 
     P-SIRI
 
     Media Contacts:
     Andrew FitzPatrick
     SIRIUS
     212.901.6693
     afitzpatrick@siriusradio.com
 
 

SOURCE SIRIUS Satellite Radio
    NEW YORK, Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS Satellite Radio
 (Nasdaq:   SIRI), the leading provider of sports radio programming, broadcasting
 the play-by-play of more than 350 pro and college teams, announced today it
 will broadcast 12 live college football bowl games during the 2005-06
 post-season, including all four games of the Bowl Championship Series.
     (Logo:  http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19991118/NYTH125 )
     SIRIUS' coverage will begin Thursday, December 22, when Colorado State
 plays Navy in the Poinsettia Bowl at 10:30pm ET on SIRIUS' channel 125 and
 continues through Wednesday, January 4, when the top two teams in the nation,
 the defending national champion USC Trojans -- led by Heisman Trophy-winning
 running back Reggie Bush -- and the Texas Longhorns -- quarterbacked by
 Heisman runner-up Vince Young -- face off in The Rose Bowl at 8:00pm ET on
 SIRIUS' channel 123.
     From January 2 - 4, SIRIUS will broadcast all four of the Bowl
 Championship Series games: The Rose Bowl, FedEx Orange Bowl, Nokia Sugar Bowl
 and Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
 
     SIRIUS' College Bowl Game schedule: (All times ET)
 
 San Diego County Credit Union Poinsettia Bowl, San Diego, CA -- Colorado State
                                    vs. Navy
            Thursday, December 22, 2005, 10:30pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
               Motor City Bowl, Detroit, MI -- Akron vs. Memphis
             Monday, December 26, 2005, 4:00pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
             Insight Bowl, Phoenix, AZ -- Arizona State vs. Rutgers
             Tuesday, December 27, 2005, 8:30pm, SIRIUS channel 118
 
        MPC Computers Bowl, Boise, ID -- Boise State vs. Boston College
            Wednesday, December 28, 2005, 4:30pm, SIRIUS channel 125
 
        Pacific Life Holiday Bowl, San Diego, CA -- Oregon vs. Oklahoma
            Thursday, December 29, 2005, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 118
 
              Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, Atlanta, GA -- Miami vs. LSU
             Friday, December 30, 2005, 7:30pm, SIRIUS channel 181
 
            EV1.net Houston Bowl, Houston, TX -- Iowa State vs. TCU
            Saturday, December 31, 2005, 2:30pm, SIRIUS channel 131
 
             AT&T Cotton Bowl, Dallas, TX -- Texas Tech vs. Alabama
 Monday, January 2, 2006, 11:00am, SIRIUS ch. 125 (TX Tech); ch. 110 (Alabama)
 
          Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Tempe, AZ -- Ohio State vs. Notre Dame
              Monday, January 2, 2006, 4:30pm, SIRIUS channel 126
 
           Nokia Sugar Bowl, Atlanta, GA -- West Virginia vs. Georgia
              Monday, January 2, 2006, 8:30pm, SIRIUS channel 110
 
          FedEx Orange Bowl, Miami, FL -- Florida State vs. Penn State
              Tuesday, January 3, 2006, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 123
 
                  The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA -- USC vs. Texas
             Wednesday, January 4, 2006, 8:00pm, SIRIUS channel 123
 
     SIRIUS airs more college sports than any other radio outlet, providing
 play-by-play from more than 125 college and university partners around the
 nation.  SIRIUS is the Exclusive Satellite Radio Partner of 21 of the programs
 playing in this college post-season, including five of the eight teams playing
 in this year's BCS - USC, Texas, West Virginia, Ohio State and Notre Dame.
     SIRIUS is also the Exclusive Satellite Radio Partner of Alabama, Army,
 Auburn, Colorado, Florida, Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisville, LSU,
 Michigan, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Missouri, Navy, Nebraska, Oklahoma,
 Oklahoma State, South Carolina, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Texas Tech,
 UCLA and Vanderbilt plus Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference.
     For a complete list of SIRIUS' partner schools and a schedule of upcoming
 college games on SIRIUS visit http://www.sirius.com/collegesports.
 
     About SIRIUS
     SIRIUS delivers more than 120 channels of the best commercial-free music,
 compelling talk shows, news and information, and the most extensive sports
 programming to listeners across the country in digital quality sound. SIRIUS
 offers 65 channels of 100% commercial-free music, and features over 55
 channels of sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic and weather for a
 monthly subscription fee of only $12.95. SIRIUS is the Official Satellite
 Radio Partner of the NFL, NBA and NHL and broadcasts live play-by-play games
 of the NFL, NBA and NHL, plus college football and basketball, including the
 entire NCAA(R) Division I Men's Basketball Championship (March 14 - April 3,
 2006).
     SIRIUS products for the car, truck, home, RV and boat are distributed by
 Alpine, Audiovox, Brix Group, Clarion, Delphi, Directed Electronics, Eclipse,
 Jensen, JVC, Kenwood, Magnadyne, Monster Cable, Pioneer, Russound, Tivoli and
 XACT Communications. Available in more than 25,000 retail locations, SIRIUS
 radios can be purchased at major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City,
 Crutchfield, Costco, Target, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, RadioShack and at
 shop.sirius.com.
     SIRIUS radios are currently offered in vehicles from Audi, BMW, Chrysler,
 Dodge, Ford, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep(R), Land Rover, Lexus, Lincoln-Mercury,
 Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, MINI, Nissan, Scion, Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen and
 Volvo. Hertz currently offers SIRIUS at major locations around the country.
     Click on http://www.sirius.com to listen to SIRIUS live, or to find a
 SIRIUS retailer or car dealer in your area.
 
     Any statements that express, or involve discussions as to, expectations,
 beliefs, plans, objectives, assumptions, future events or performance with
 respect to SIRIUS Satellite Radio Inc. are not historical facts and may be
 forward-looking and, accordingly, such statements involve estimates,
 assumptions and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ
 materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements.
 Accordingly, any such statements are qualified in their entirety by reference
 to the factors discussed in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended
 December 31, 2004 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Among the
 key factors that have a direct bearing on our operational results are: our
 dependence upon third parties, including manufacturers of SIRIUS radios,
 retailers, automakers and programming partners, our competitive position and
 any events which affect the useful life of our satellites.
 
     P-SIRI
 
     Media Contacts:
     Andrew FitzPatrick
     SIRIUS
     212.901.6693
     afitzpatrick@siriusradio.com
 
 SOURCE  SIRIUS Satellite Radio