NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ :SIRI ) announced today that it will launch a limited-run channel showcasing the extensive lineup of SiriusXM's exclusive "Town Hall" series, intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures sitting down with studio audiences of SiriusXM listeners for an in-depth fan/listener-generated Q&A session.
"Town Hall Radio," channel 142, will launch on Monday, January 14 at 6:00 am ET with a special presentation of SiriusXM's first ever "Town Hall:" "SiriusXM's Town Hall with Bruce Springsteen." The "Town Hall," recorded live in the SiriusXM studios, originally aired on Bruce Springsteen's SiriusXM channel, E Street Radio, in November, 2010.
The limited-run channel will include the entire "Town Hall" archive, including "Town Hall" specials with Aerosmith, Jason Aldean, Gregg Allman, Carol Burnett, David Chase, James Gandolfini and Steven Van Zandt, Coach K, Coldplay, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Billy Crystal, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Ronnie Dunn, Renee Fleming, Jane Fonda, Roger Goodell, Tony Hawk, Alicia Keys, KISS, Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson, the surviving members of Nirvana, Linkin Park, Tom Petty, Soundgarden, Ringo Starr, Oliver Stone, Taylor Swift, Quentin Tarantino, John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John, Usher, Roger Waters, Betty White and Henry Winkler.
Many of the "Town Hall" specials featured performances and were moderated by high profile entertainers and stars, including Russell Brand, Jim Breuer, Sway Calloway, Didi Conn, Taylor Hawkins, Johnny Knoxville, Regis Philbin, Amy Schumer, Jon Stewart and Michael Strahan.
"We are excited to present this special limited-run channel that captures the fun, spontaneity and uniqueness of our 'Town Hall' series—where the biggest stars meet their biggest fans. 'Town Hall Radio' will offer our listeners the biggest and best of our 'Town Hall' series in one place," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
SiriusXM's "Town Hall" specials are available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SiriusXM On Demand.
For the complete schedule, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
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