SiriusXM to Broadcast Exclusive Special with Academy Award®-Nominated Writer/Director Paul Thomas Anderson Anderson to sit down with a studio audience to answer their questions about his life, career, and newest movie, "The Master"

Special to be hosted by Rotten Tomatoes'™ Editor in Chief Matt Atchity and Senior Editor Grae Drake

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Academy Award®-nominated writer/director/producer Paul Thomas Anderson will sit down for an in-depth Q&A session with an audience of SiriusXM listeners and fans to discuss his new film The Master.

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Hosted by Rotten Tomatoes' Editor in Chief Matt Atchity and Senior Editor Grae Drake, SiriusXM's Paul Thomas Anderson special will air on Friday, October 12 at 11:00 am ET on SiriusXM Stars Too channel 104. Encore presentations will air on SiriusXM Stars Too on Friday at 3:00 pm ET, Saturday at 9:00 am and 7:00 pm ET, and Sunday at 8:00 am and 12:00 pm ET, and on SiriusXM Stars channel 107 on Friday at 7:00 pm ET, Saturday at 6:00 pm ET, and Sunday at 7:00 am ET.

Anderson—the five-time Academy Award-nominated director of Boogie NightsMagnolia, There Will Be Blood, Hard Eight and Punch-Drunk Love—will sit down with a studio audience at SiriusXM's New York City headquarters to discuss The Master as well as his life, career, the movies he's made and the ones that influenced him.

"Paul Thomas Anderson is a remarkable talent with a truly unique body of work," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We are happy that SiriusXM can provide artists–whether from the world of music, television, books or film—with a platform that connects them with their fans nationwide."  

A striking portrait of drifters and seekers in post World War II America, The Master unfolds the journey of a Naval veteran, Freddie (Academy Award-nominee Joaquin Phoenix), who arrives home from war unsettled and uncertain of his future until he is tantalized by The Cause and its charismatic leader, Lancaster Dodd (Academy Award-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman). Academy Award-nominee Amy Adams plays Dodd's wife Peggy.

Atchity and Drake can be heard regularly discussing movies and entertainment on SiriusXM's Rotten Tomatoes Radio.  

For more information and to find out how to be part of the studio audience, please visit www.siriusxm.com/siriusxmstarstoo.

About SiriusXM

Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 22.9 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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