NEW YORK, Dec. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that an audiocast of NBC's Meet the Press, the iconic forum for political conversation on Sunday mornings, will be available to SiriusXM subscribers nationwide beginning Sunday, December 14.
SiriusXM will air the Meet the Press audiocast via satellite on SiriusXM POTUS channel 124 Sundays at 10:00 am ET. An afternoon re-broadcast of SiriusXM's Meet the Press will also be available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices. Please visit www.siriusxm.com for a complete list of replay dates and times.
Moderated by NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd, Meet the Press is the flagship Sunday morning public affairs program and longest-running broadcast in television history. Each week, Todd hosts top political leaders, newsmakers, and influential voices to discuss the major issues facing Americans and drive the debate in Washington and beyond.
"Meet the Press is an institution for in-depth, robust analysis of politics and issues," said Dave Gorab, Vice President and General Manager of Talk Programming, SiriusXM. "We're pleased that Chuck Todd and his weekly panel of our nation's top political voices will now be available to SiriusXM listeners at home or on the go."
"Meet the Press has always been more than a TV show -- it's a tremendous brand that we hope is synonymous with the best of political debate on every platform, regardless of where or how you get your fix," said Chuck Todd. "We're thrilled to expand our reach and welcome the audience of SiriusXM listeners."
This Sunday on "Meet the Press," former Vice President Dick Cheney joins Chuck Todd live and in-studio on the heels of the Senate's long-awaited torture report. Cheney will face questions about the CIA's interrogation techniques and their effectiveness, as well as what the Bush White House knew about the details of the program at the time. The wide-ranging conversation will also address the state of the Middle East, immigration reform, and the race for 2016.
POTUS channel 124 is SiriusXM's non-partisan, unfiltered, political news channel offering the latest news from the White House and Capitol Hill with shows hosted by Michael Smerconish, Tim Farley, Julie Mason, and others.
NBCUniversal News Group and SiriusXM also broadcast dedicated channels, including TODAY Show Radio (Channel 108), CNBC, the global leader in financial news (Channel 112), and MSNBC, where listeners can find in-depth analysis of daily headlines and informed perspectives on the political news of the day (Channel 117).
For more information on Meet the Press, please visit www.meetthepressnbc.com.
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.
About Meet the Press
"Meet the Press" is where newsmakers come to make news—setting the political agenda, and spotlighting the impact Washington decision-making has on people across the country. "Meet the Press" reaches more than 3 million people every Sunday through its broadcasts and millions more through NBCNews.com, the #TweetThePress interview series, Flipboard, and social media platforms. Chuck Todd is the moderator of "Meet the Press" and John Reiss is the acting executive producer.
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