NEW YORK, March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it has added Adam Schein to the talent roster on its all-sports Mad Dog Radio channel (SiriusXM channel 86).
Starting Monday, March 11, Schein will host Schein on Sports live every weekday (10am-2pm ET/7-11am PT) on Mad Dog Radio. He moves to Mad Dog Radio from the SiriusXM NFL Radio channel, where he hosted The SiriusXM Blitz alongside 2002 NFL MVP Rich Gannon.
Mad Dog Radio's all-sports format will provide a new, expanded forum for Schein's animated, opinionated and informed brand of sports talk radio. On Schein on Sports, Schein will engage his listeners on anything and everything happening across the sports landscape. He will regularly interview high profile guests – players, coaches, executives, agents and more – and offer his hard-hitting take on the headline stories of the day.
"I am incredibly excited about the move to Mad Dog Radio, where I can debate and discuss everything happening across the world of sports with an audience that is as passionate as they come," said Schein. "My style fits in perfectly on Mad Dog Radio and I'm thrilled to be joining Chris Russo and the rest of the team after nine wonderful years on SiriusXM NFL Radio. There is no better place to talk sports than on SiriusXM."
"Adam is an exceptionally talented radio host and through his nine years on SiriusXM NFL Radio he's established himself as a star in an industry where it is very hard to stand out," said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM's President and Chief Content Officer. "This new platform will showcase the scope of his abilities as a commentator and interviewer and will produce more must-listen radio for our subscribers."
Schein's career at SiriusXM began in 2004, when he was the first voice listeners heard on the launch of the SiriusXM NFL Radio channel. He played a feature role as the channel grew in popularity with NFL fans, hosting alongside NFL legends John Madden, John Riggins and others. He has served as one of the anchor voices for SiriusXM NFL Radio's NFL Draft coverage and hosted the channel's Sunday "Tailgate" show during the season.
On Mad Dog Radio, Schein joins a daily lineup that includes Chris Russo, host of Mad Dog Unleashed (weekdays, 2-7pm ET), Evan Cohen and former Mets GM Steve Phillips, hosts of Evan & Phillips in the Morning (weekdays, 6-10am ET), Dino Costa, host of the Dino Costa Show (weekdays, 7-11pm ET) and Bill Lekas and Dan Graca, hosts of Night Cap (weeknights, 11pm-1am ET).
In addition to his work on SiriusXM, Schein hosts the TV shows Loudmouths (SportsNet New York) and NFL Monday QB (CBS Sports Network). He also writes a regular column for NFL.com. From 2001-06 Schein was a regular sports talk show host on WFAN Radio in New York. From 2002-04, Schein was on nationally syndicated FOX Sports Radio. Schein graduated in 1999 from Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, a school renowned for producing some of the most successful broadcasters in the business. While there he won the John Bayliss Award for Excellence in Radio Journalism in 1998 and 1999.
About Sirius XM Radio
Sirius XM Radio Inc. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24 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.
This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan," "projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: our competitive position versus other forms of radio and audio services; our dependence upon automakers; general economic conditions; failure of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured; our ability to attract and retain subscribers at a profitable level; royalties we pay for music rights: our ability to attract and retain qualified executive officers; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; rapid technological and industry change; failure of third parties to perform; changes in consumer protection laws and their enforcement; and our substantial indebtedness. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.
Media contact: Andrew FitzPatrick SiriusXM 212-901-6693 firstname.lastname@example.org
SOURCE Sirius XM Radio