NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced Iconography, an exclusive monthly series that honors the life, career, and impact of iconic personalities, making its debut with visionary designer and filmmaker Tom Ford.
Iconography: Tom Ford launches March 1 and culminates with a one-hour, exclusive interview with Ford premiering March 19 at 1:00 pm ET on SiriusXM's 24/7 LGBT station OutQ (Sirius channel 109/XM channel 98). Encore presentations of the interview will air March 19 at 7:00 pm, March 20 at 12:00 and 6:00 pm ET, March 26 at 1:00 and 7:00 pm ET and March 27 at 12:00 and 6:00 pm ET. As part of the month long tribute, OutQ will air vignettes featuring Ford beginning March 1.
"Tom Ford is a cultural phenomenon whose impact on high fashion, the luxury market and visual presentation, whether in fashion or film, has been enormous and groundbreaking," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Ford's singular style, aesthetic and influence reach far beyond the runway, making him unique and unquestionably the perfect icon to launch this series."
OutQ host Frank DeCaro sat down with Ford for the in-depth Iconography interview. In it, Ford shares his vision, inspiration and perspective on his professional and personal lives; the launch and expansion of his private TOM FORD label; his time at Gucci and Yves St. Laurent; his critically acclaimed, award-winning directorial film debut A Single Man; his guilty pleasure Hostess Donettes; and plans for future projects. Ford also shares personal stories about his relationship with his partner of twenty-four years, journalist Richard Buckley, whose interview will also be included in the one-hour special.
SiriusXM OutQ offers groundbreaking coverage of social and political issues, as well as music and entertainment programming, produced by and for the LGBT community. For more information, visit www.siriusxm.com/outq.
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