NEW YORK, Sept. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM announced today that host Michael Smerconish will moderate a forum with the Libertarian Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates, Governors Gary Johnson and William Weld. The live, one-hour conversation will air on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. channel 124 on Monday, September 12 at 10:00 am ET.
Smerconish will sit down with the candidates at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, where he'll lead the discussion before a live studio audience of SiriusXM subscribers. With only two months to go before the nation casts its votes on November 8, both Governors Johnson and Weld will field questions about the hot-button issues of the presidential campaign as well as why voters should consider supporting the Libertarian ticket. The audience of SiriusXM subscribers will also have the unique opportunity to speak directly with the candidates.
"As we've proven throughout the 2016 election cycle, SiriusXM is committed to leading informative conversations with the presidential hopefuls and giving our subscribers direct access to the candidates," said Dave Gorab, Vice President and General Manager, Talk Programming. "Michael Smerconish is the perfect host to have a frank conversation with the Johnson-Weld campaign about both foreign and domestic issues, as well as how they plan to impact the race. It should be a fascinating hour of live radio."
SiriusXM subscribers will also be able to listen to the Libertarian Presidential Forum via SiriusXM On Demand, through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at www.siriusxm.com/player.
Press seeking to cover the event in person at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia should contact Danielle Lynn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment, and a wide-range of Latin music, sports and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and on smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM radios and accessories are available from retailers nationwide and online at SiriusXM. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™. SiriusXM delivers weather, data and information services to aircraft and boats through SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, XMWX Weather, and XMWX Marine™. In addition, SiriusXM Music for Business provides commercial-free music to a variety of businesses. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has approximately 2.7 million subscribers. SiriusXM is also a leading provider of connected vehicles services to major automakers, giving customers access to a suite of safety, security, and convenience services including automatic crash notification, stolen vehicle recovery assistance, enhanced roadside assistance and turn-by-turn navigation.
To download SiriusXM logos and artwork, visit http://www.siriusxm.com/LogosAndPhotos.
This communication contains "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as "will likely result," "are expected to," "will continue," "is anticipated," "estimated," "believe," "intend," "plan," "projection," "outlook" or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results and the timing of events may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.
The following factors, among others, could cause actual results and the timing of events to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements: our substantial competition, which is likely to increase over time; our ability to attract and retain subscribers, which is uncertain; consumer protection laws and their enforcement; the unfavorable outcome of pending or future litigation; the market for music rights, which is changing and subject to uncertainties; our dependence upon the auto industry; general economic conditions; the security of the personal information about our customers; existing or future government laws and regulations could harm our business; failure of our satellites would significantly damage our business; the interruption or failure of our information technology and communications systems; our failure to realize benefits of acquisitions or other strategic initiatives; rapid technological and industry changes; failure of third parties to perform; harmful interference to our service from new and existing wireless operations; our failure to comply with FCC requirements; modifications to our business plan; our indebtedness; our principal stockholder has significant influence over our affairs and over actions requiring stockholder approval and its interests may differ from interests of other holders of our common stock; and impairment of our business by third-party intellectual property rights. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2015, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and available at the SEC's Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.
Source: Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
Contact for SiriusXM:
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/siriusxm-to-host-forum-with-libertarian-presidential-and-vice-presidential-candidates-gary-johnson-and-william-weld-300323827.html
SOURCE Sirius XM Holdings Inc.