NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that Hoda Kotb will host a live, one-hour show twice a week on SiriusXM's exclusive channel TODAY Show Radio starting on February 23, 2015. The announcement was made this morning on NBC's TODAY.
On her new show, The Hoda Show, Kotb will discuss some of her favorite "water cooler" topics, including the latest on her favorite TV shows, dating, health and beauty. Kotb will share personal anecdotes, take calls from SiriusXM listeners and speak with some of her favorite celebrity guests.
"I am so excited to peel off my Spanx®, wipe the shellac we call makeup off my face, get in my fat pants, and…gab on my new SiriusXM show," said Hoda Kotb. "Let's let it all hang out!"
"We're thrilled to welcome Hoda Kotb, one of the most popular hosts on broadcast TV, to the SiriusXM team to lead this original and exclusive call-in radio show. This will be a refreshing and fun addition for listeners nationwide," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "And we are again excited to work with the NBC Universal News Group, expanding our relationship further with one of the most respected brands in media."
The Hoda Show will air Mondays and Wednesdays starting February 23, 2015, at 2:00 pm ET on SiriusXM's TODAY Show Radio, channel 108. The show will also be rebroadcast on Mondays and Wednesdays at 5:00 pm ET.
On Monday, February 23, the day The Hoda Show launches on SiriusXM, NBC's TODAY will air a special segment showcasing the behind the scenes of Kotb's new SiriusXM show.
Hoda Kotb is the co-host of the fourth hour of "TODAY," alongside Kathie Lee Gifford. Kotb has also been a "Dateline" correspondent since April 1998 and covered a variety of domestic and international stories, as well as human-interest stories and features, across NBC News platforms.
SiriusXM launched TODAY Show Radio in June 2014, making the NBC morning program available to radio listeners for the first time ever. The satellite radio channel offers SiriusXM listeners across the country access to live audio feeds of TODAY from both coasts, including replays. SiriusXM is the exclusive audio home of TODAY. In addition to the live audio feeds, SiriusXM's TODAY Show Radio features exclusive content, including news reports from NBC News correspondents, backstage interviews with TODAY hosts and conversations with fans from around the world on the Rockefeller Plaza.
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