NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, will provide comprehensive coverage of the 2013 NFL season, offering fans nationwide live broadcasts of every game.
The season kicks off tonight, Sept. 5 (8:30 pm ET), when the defending Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens face off against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. SiriusXM will air the Ravens radio broadcast (ch. 92 on Sirius, ch. 225 on XM Premier), the Broncos radio broadcast (ch. 86 on Sirius, ch. 86 on XM) and the national radio broadcast (ch. 88 on Sirius and XM Premier).
Every NFL game is available to Sirius and XM Premier subscribers. Satellite radio subscribers who add SiriusXM Internet Radio access to their subscription can also listen to every NFL game on the SiriusXM Internet Radio App and online. Weekly NFL schedules with SiriusXM channel assignments can be found at www.siriusxm.com/nflschedule.
SiriusXM NFL Radio (channel 88 on Sirius and XM Premier) continues to offer in-depth coverage of the league 24 hours a day, 365 days a year with exclusive daily talk shows hosted by NFL experts, one-on-one interviews with players, coaches and executives from around the league, and more. The channel's unparalleled roster of hosts includes both current and former players, coaches and front office executives including: Gil Brandt, Derrick Brooks, Tim Brown, Rich Gannon, Pat Kirwan, John Madden, Booger McFarland, Jim Miller, Scott Pioli, Bill Polian, LaDainian Tomlinson, Amani Toomer, Ross Tucker, and Solomon Wilcots.
New to the schedule this season will be No Huddle, a weekly show hosted by Buffalo Bills legends Jim Kelly, Andre Reed and Steve Tasker that will air every Wednesday (7:00 pm ET) on SiriusXM NFL Radio. Kelly, Tasker and Reed will cover the NFL's headline stories and discuss the NFL's past, present and future with listeners nationwide.
Madden Football, hosted by NFL Hall of Famer and 16-time Emmy Award winner John Madden, Adam Schein and Rich Gannon, will return for a tenth season. The show will air every Wednesday (2:00 – 3:00 pm ET) on both SiriusXM NFL Radio and Mad Dog Sports Radio (SiriusXM channel 86) and will showcase Madden's thoughts on the latest NFL news and the coming weekend's matchups. Madden's in-depth game breakdowns will also replay every Sunday morning on The SiriusXM NFL Tailgate Show, SiriusXM NFL Radio's pre-game program (Sundays at 9:00 am ET).
Madden will also join Chris 'Mad Dog' Russo for a weekly NFL discussion every Friday at 5:00 pm ET on SiriusXM's Mad Dog Sports Radio.
Throughout the season SiriusXM NFL Radio listeners will also hear weekly interviews with many head coaches from around the league including: Bruce Arians (Cardinals), Mike McCarthy (Packers), Mike Tomlin (Steelers), Mike Smith (Falcons), Jim Schwartz (Lions), John Fox (Broncos), Marvin Lewis (Bengals), Dennis Allen (Raiders), Ron Rivera (Panthers), Pete Carroll (Seahawks), Joe Philbin (Dolphins), Jeff Fisher (Rams) and Gus Bradley (Jaguars).
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Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has more than 25 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is also available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for Android, Apple, and BlackBerry smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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