NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that E! News co-anchor, producer, actress, and two time New York Times best-selling author Maria Menounos will host Conversations with Maria Menounos, a new, live daily radio show on SiriusXM.
Conversations with Maria Menounos will feature the multi-talented host going one-on-one with celebrities, leaders in entertainment and the news, and influencer guests who will share their inspirations, personal stories, life journeys and expertise. The one hour show will also include Menounos on pop culture, fitness, health, successful living, and more, and will provide her fans a chance to tell their stories and ask her questions live on the air. Broadcast Monday through Friday from 1:00—2:00 pm ET, the program will debut on October 26 from SiriusXM's studio in Los Angeles.
Conversations with Maria Menounos will air on SiriusXM Stars channel 109. SiriusXM subscribers will also be able to listen to the show via SiriusXM On Demand, through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.
"SiriusXM has been a daily part of my life since the day Howard signed on and my very first hosting job was in radio," said Menounos. "Amongst my greatest passions are sharing information, connecting with people, and learning about their lives and journeys. I'm thrilled to have this incredible opportunity."
"Maria is a perfect fit for SiriusXM Stars, and with her connections and L.A. location, Conversations with Maria Menounos will be a new home for major celebrity interviews in radio," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer of SiriusXM. "Maria has personality and charm to spare, but she also has the wit to get to the heart of any issue. With her deep knowledge of the entertainment industry, healthy living, and current events, Conversations with Maria Menounos promises to be both a fun and informative show that will find a wide audience on SiriusXM."
The recently appointed Co-Anchor of E! News, Maria Menounos is one of the most recognized entertainment and pop culture personalities in the country. As a journalist, she has reported for Nightly News and TODAY and traveled the globe covering many news-making events, including interviewing the youngest Purple Heart recipient in Afghanistan, as well as every President since Bill Clinton. Menounos is also the only person to interview the entire Obama family, which ABC News declared a pivotal moment in Obama's historic Presidential victory. Menounos remains the youngest person to host Entertainment Tonight, which she did at age 22, and is the only person in Hollywood history to star in a movie and report for network news.
Besides starring in films and TV shows, Menounos is author to the New York Times best-selling "EveryGirl's Guide" lifestyle book series. Menounos and partner Keven Undergaro are also co-founders of the digital juggernaut AfterBuzz TV – the largest online broadcast network dedicated to producing recap 'after-shows' for your favorite TV shows – that boasts over 200 hosts and 23 million downloads per week.
SiriusXM Stars features unique and diverse programming for women, including shows hosted by Jenny McCarthy, Dr. Laura, Pia Lindstrom, Perri Peltz, Alexa Von Tobel and more.
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