NEW YORK, Dec. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM and Barstool Sports, a leading comedy, sports and men's lifestyle brand, have teamed up for an exclusive new daily show, hosted by Barstool founder Dave Portnoy, that will showcase the site's funny, irreverent and unfiltered approach to covering sports, men's lifestyle, popular culture and more.
Barstool Radio on SiriusXM will make its debut on the SiriusXM airwaves January 3 and air live every weekday from 12:00-2:00 pm ET/9:00-11:00 am PT on SiriusXM Rush, available nationwide on channel 93 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.
Portnoy and his army of bloggers have built a cult following based on their takes on sports, pop culture, girls, entertainment and current events. For the common man, by the common man has become a point of difference for Barstool Sports's unique agenda-less view on the world. They will bring the same philosophy to Barstool Radio on SiriusXM, where they can connect live over the air with their listening audience and invite fans to be part of the daily discussion.
"We're excited to bring our brand of humor to SiriusXM and its listeners, and to bring our Barstool crew to the mix," said Dave Portnoy, Founder of Barstool Sports. "We have a unique take on most topics and we're looking forward to sharing this with listeners all over the country."
"Dave and the team at Barstool have built a huge and exceptionally loyal audience by consistently delivering content that attracts and entertains fans of sports, pop culture and so much more," said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM's SVP of Sports Programming. "We're excited to bring the Barstool brand to our SiriusXM Rush channel and give fans across the country a new way to interact with the site's creators and be a part of the daily Barstool conversation."
For more information, go to www.SiriusXM.com/Rush.
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About Barstool Sports
Barstool Sports is a driving force in comedy, sports, entertainment and men's culture. Created in 2004, Barstool has generated a massive cult following of loyal fans across its blog, podcasts, video series, events and appearances. Barstool and its personalities El Pres, Big Cat, KMarko, KFC and PFT Commenter have launched hit shows Pardon My Take, KFC Radio, The Rundown, Barstool Idol and Highlights Without Rights as well as viral trends Saturdays Are For the Boys and RIP Harambe. Known for its original takes and unfiltered view of most everything, Barstool Sports is the controversial brand that people love or love to hate.
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