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SiriusXM Adds 138,000 Subscribers, Pandora Subs Drop

Audio entertainment giant SiriusXM, the home of Howard Stern, said Tuesday that it added 187,000 self-pay subscribers in its satellite radio unit in the third quarter, while paid promotional subscribers decreased by 49,000. In the year-ago period, it had added 616,000 self-pay customers and lost 828,000 paid promotional users. The total gain of 138,000 subscribers […]

Howard Stern Lambastes Will Smith and Academy Inaction Over Chris Rock Oscars Slap

Howard Stern wasted little time on his radio show Monday before tearing into Will Smith and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences over Smith slapping Chris Rock live on TV during the Oscars. Smith walked onstage Sunday evening after a joke from Rock about SMiths wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, and slapped the comic […]

Bob Odenkirk Says CPR, Being in Shape for ‘Nobody’ Saved His Life During Heart Attack

Bob Odenkirk credits CPR, a defibrillator and being in great shape for a film as factors that saved his life when the actor suffered a heart attack last July. The Better Call Saul star dropped by The Howard Stern Show on Monday and talked about just how close to death he came in New Mexico […]

Ben Affleck Shares Brief Reservation About Rekindling Jennifer Lopez Relationship

Ben Affleck on Tuesday revealed to Howard Stern his brief hesitation about rekindling a relationship with Jennifer Lopez. The reason: He knew media and paparazzi would kick into overdrive, and he worried about his children. Affleck dropped by the show to promote his upcoming film The Tender Bar, which is directed by George Clooney. Asked […]

Steve Martin’s Introduction to Elvis Presley Involved Three Guns

Of course, Steve Martin has an amazing story about the first time he met Elvis Presley in the early ’70s. The comic-actor, alongside close friend and frequent collaborator Martin Short, dropped by The Howard Stern Show on Wednesday to discuss their projects, including the new series, Only Murders in the Building. The radio host asked […]

Howard Stern Says Anti-Vaxxers Should Be Denied Hospital Care Once Infected

Howard Stern was still trending on social media Thursday for comments he made earlier in the week about some people who died of COVID-19 and others who refuse to take a vaccine. On his SiriusXM program Tuesday, the shock jock railed against anti-vaxxers while also mocking a number of conservative radio hosts who fanned the […]

Hollywood Docket: The Studios’ Latest Piracy Battle Targets Altered Carbon Service

Hollywood’s major studios and streamers are taking on yet another alleged content pirate. This time they’re suing a service called Altered Carbon and the man they believe is running it, who they describe as a “recidivist mass infringer.” “Plaintiffs tried to get [Jason] Tusa to stop without the need for court intervention by confronting him […]

Emily Blunt Quashes ‘Fantastic 4’ Rumors

Emily Blunt was quick to shut down rumors that she and husband, John Krasinski, are in talks to star in Marvel’s upcoming incarnation of the Fantastic 4. The award-winning actress said whispers that the couple would play the fictitious couple Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) and the Invisible Woman (Susan “Sue” Storm) were pure “fan casting.” […]

Robert Smigel Defends Chris Farley Chippendales ‘SNL’ Sketch

The writer told Howard Stern the classic moment is misunderstood. 

Bob Odenkirk Recalls Jeremy Irons Yelling at Him Over Lame ‘SNL’ Jokes

The 'Nobody' star told Howard Stern he secretly taped the scolding and played it for friends.

SiriusXM Adds Satellite Radio Subs, Takes $976M Pandora Charge

The audio entertainment giant and home of Howard Stern, led by CEO Jennifer Witz, reports its fourth-quarter results.

SiriusXM Warns of $1 Billion Impairment Charge for Pandora

SiriusXM, the home of Howard Stern, said it expects to record a $1 billion non-cash impairment charge for its Pandora music streaming service, due mainly to per-play royalty payment costs.