NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- E! Entertainment and SiriusXM announced jointly today that Chelsea Lately, the popular late-night comedy series hosted by bestselling author, actress and comedienne Chelsea Handler, will be available to SiriusXM subscribers nationwide beginning February 18. This marks the first time E!'s popular nightly show will be available to radio listeners in addition to its TV audience. Chelsea Lately will continue to air weeknights on E! at 11:00 pm ET/PT, and, beginning February 18, via satellite on Raw Dog SiriusXM Comedy Hits, channel 99, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, and online at siriusxm.com.
"In the twilight of my life, I've decided to transition off camera and on to the sound waves of SiriusXM. But, if you can't hear, you can still find me on E!," said Chelsea Handler.
"Thanks to the unique talents and perspective of Chelsea Handler, Chelsea Lately continues to thrive as a top destination in late-night television," said Suzanne Kolb, President, E! Entertainment. "In our ongoing efforts to provide fans new ways to engage with our shows across all platforms, we are excited to offer Chelsea Lately to SiriusXM listeners."
"Chelsea is a singular voice in late night TV with a bold, glamorous, irreverent, sharply funny style. We are very excited to bring her to a national audience of satellite subscribers," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "The broadcast of her show brings a new and fresh point of view to our Raw Dog SiriusXM Comedy Hits channel, where we expect it will shine."
Chelsea Handler will also host an exclusive live one hour show from NFL's Radio Row in New York City on Friday, January 31 at 12:00 pm ET. The live show will feature special guests and will air live on Raw Dog SiriusXM's Comedy Hits channel.
Raw Dog SiriusXM Comedy Hits features today's comedy stars like Louis C.K., Jim Gaffigan, Jimmy Fallon, Craig Ferguson; and favorites like George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Eddie Murphy and Mitch Hedberg, and is the home of Ron & Fez.
For more information on E!'s Chelsea Lately, please visit eonline.com/chelsealately.
For more on SiriusXM, please visit: siriusxm.com.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. One of the fastest-growing, most influential digital properties, Eonline is a leader in online video and mobile and a leading entertainment brand across social. Popular E! programming includes core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Chelsea Lately," "Fashion Police" and "True Hollywood Story," as well as the network's popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "Hello Ross" and "Eric & Jessie: Game On." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 25.6 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. and from retailers nationwide as well as at shop.siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, RVs, boats and aircraft through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™, SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, and XMWX Marine™. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers.
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