NEW YORK, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM SEC Radio, the exclusive new audio channel dedicated to SEC sports, will launch on Monday, March 5. The 24/7 channel, which was first announced last fall by the Southeastern Conference and SiriusXM, will deliver fans across the country in-depth and comprehensive access to SEC-focused sports talk and news, plus an extensive schedule of SEC games, including every game of next week's men's conference basketball tournament.
The new channel's programming lineup will feature exclusive new shows that will cover various sports and are hosted by former SEC athletes and conference insiders.
SEC This Morning, hosted by Peter Burns and former LSU All-American Marcus Spears, will air live every weekday morning from 7:00 to 10:00 am ET. Chris Childers and University of Florida Hall of Famer Chris Doering will host the afternoon drive time show, SEC Today, every weekday from 3:00 to 6:00 pm ET. Listeners will hear a replay of SEC Network's popular The Paul Finebaum Show every weekday evening from 6:00 to 10:00 pm ET. Finebaum's show will continue to air live on ESPN Xtra, SiriusXM channel 81.
Additional hosts and analysts who will be a part of SiriusXM SEC Radio will include former Auburn head coach Gene Chizik; Senior Bowl Executive Director Phil Savage; former University of Georgia quarterback Aaron Murray; former Georgia lineman Matt Stinchcomb; and broadcasters Doug Bell and Braden Gall.
Listeners will also hear college coaches shows, press conferences, classic SEC game broadcasts, coverage of SEC Media Days, simulcasts of SEC Network programming, and more.
SiriusXM subscribers will be able to listen to SiriusXM SEC Radio on SiriusXM radios (channel 374), and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/streaming to learn more.
SiriusXM SEC Radio will also feature live play-by-play broadcasts of several conference sports. Next week, subscribers can tune in to every game of the SEC men's conference basketball tournament on SiriusXM SEC Radio (channel 374), and also on ESPNU Radio on SiriusXM (channel 84).
Regularly scheduled programming on SiriusXM SEC Radio may be preempted at times for broadcasts of games or other conference events.
About the SEC
A pioneer in the integration of higher education and athletic competition, the Southeastern Conference is a leader on the national landscape for intercollegiate athletics in the 21st century. Since its formation in 1933, the SEC has achieved stature and stability by designating governing/voting power to the presidents of the member institutions. These university leaders determine the policies of the conference and through the years this involvement has been the principal source of strength in the evolution of the SEC. Throughout its history, the SEC has provided leadership on the vital issues facing intercollegiate competition. Alabama, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi, Mississippi State, Tennessee and Vanderbilt have been in the SEC since its formation in 1933. The league has expanded twice, adding Arkansas and South Carolina in 1991, then Missouri and Texas A&M in 2012.
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