TORONTO, Jan. 23, 2013 /CNW/ - Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR), (SiriusXM Canada) the country's leading audio entertainment company, announced today that Canadian comedy writer, director, producer and star Kenny Hotz, will host Hotzcast, an exclusive new show on SiriusXM's Laugh Attack (XM channel 160) live on Tuesday's at 5:00 pm ET starting this month.
Hotz, the co-creator and star of Kenny vs. Spenny, will hold court every week on Hotzcast, taking aim at whatever catches his ire — political strife or pop culture gossip, nothing is off limits in Hotz's live, uncensored program. Hotz will be joined on-air by long-time collaborator Jeff Kassel.
"As the only 24/7 all-Canadian comedy channel on-air, Laugh Attack is the perfect home for Kenny Hotz," said Joe Thistel, Director, Sports & Talk Programming, SiriusXM Canada. "We are very excited to have Kenny be a part of Laugh Attack. His particular brand of in-your-face comedy is what helps make the channel a lightning rod for cutting-edge Canadian comedy and we look forward to bringing it to our listeners".
"I've always wanted to do radio and my fans have been requesting I do a show for years," said Hotz. "I'm going to have the biggest radio show in Canada, even if I have to speak French to do it."
A former writer for South Park, Hotz is the only Canadian entertainer to have two television series premiere on different American networks simultaneously. His concept for Kenny vs. Spenny became the largest purchase by the CBC for the first season of a comedy program. Kenny vs. Spenny went on to run for six seasons, garnering eight Gemini nominations and a Rose D'or for Best International Series. His most recent work includes the FX Network's Testees with co-star Jeff Kassel, and the acclaimed series Kenny Hotz's Triumph of The Will.
Replays of Hotzcast will air throughout the week on XM's uncensored Canadian comedy channel, Laugh Attack. Found on Channel 160, Laugh Attack hosts the hottest Canadian comics, completely uncensored. Listeners can also catch replays of Hotzcast on Kenny's YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/kennyhotz.
About SiriusXM Canada
Canadian Satellite Radio Holdings Inc. (TSX: XSR) operates as SiriusXM Canada. SiriusXM Canada is the country's leading audio entertainment company and broadcasts more than 120 satellite radio channels featuring premier sports, news, talk, entertainment and commercial-free music. SiriusXM Canada offers an array of content from the most recognized news and entertainment brands as well as from professional sports leagues including the NHL, NFL, MLB and CFL.
SiriusXM programming is available on a variety of devices including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks and boats, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available online at www.siriusxm.ca and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.
SiriusXM Canada has partnerships with every major automaker and its radio products are available at more than 3,000 retail locations nationwide. To find out more about SiriusXM Canada (TSX: XSR), visit our website at www.siriusxm.ca.
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