Thursday, October 27, 2005

XM Expands Sports, Talk and Women's Programming

Oct 27, 2005/ XM is the satellite radio leader in live sports content and will broadcast over 5,000 live sporting events each year. XM is capping off its inaugural season of exclusive Major League Baseball coverage with the biggest promotion in World Series history, offering every ticket holder to Game One a voucher to receive a free Delphi XM RoadyXT radio with a subscription commitment. In addition to MLB, XM is now broadcasting National Hockey League games as a part of a 10-year agreement. XM will become the exclusive satellite radio network of the NHL beginning with the 2007-2008 season. XM also carried the USTA US Open Tournament and PGA TOUR Golf, and it introduced a new Spanish-language sports channel XM Deportivo, which will offer 2006 World Cup Soccer. Earlier this month, XM also launched Take Five, a channel dedicated to women, featuring Ellen DeGeneres, Tyra Banks, the Satellite Sisters and content from the Food Network and HGTV. XM recently announced that the FOX News Talk channel will be available in January, featuring FOX News personalities Bill O'Reilly, Tony Snow, and others.


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