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Brett Favre’s SiriusXM Show Put on Hold Following His Involvement in Mississippi Welfare Fraud Case

Brett Favre’s SiriusXM show has been put on hold following his involvement in a Mississippi welfare fraud scandal, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. The news follows the decision by ESPN Milwaukee to suspend his weekly Packers recap program The Brett Favre Show, according to NBC Sports. The ex-footballer, who also played for […]

Mel Robbins to Launch New Podcast in Exclusive Deal With SiriusXM’s Stitcher

Mel Robbins, the popular podcast host and motivational speaker, has struck a multiyear deal with SiriusXM and Stitcher for a new show, called The Mel Robbins Podcast. Debuting on Oct. 6, the podcast will feature Robbins giving listeners advice across a wide range of topics. The show is executive produced by Robbins’ 143 Studios Inc. and […]

Lewis Howes’ ‘The School of Greatness’ Strikes Multiyear Deal With SiriusXM

Lewis Howes’ The School of Greatness podcast has reached a multiyear advertising and distribution deal with SiriusXM. The satellite radio giant’s ad sales group, SXM Media, will have the exclusive ad sales rights to the show, while SiriusXM’s Stitcher platform will distribute the podcast across all major platforms. Howes is a former pro football player […]

James Van Der Beek Sues SiriusXM for Breach of Contract Over $700K Podcast Deal

Former Dawson’s Creek star James Van Der Beek has sued SiriusXM and Stitcher for breach of contract over a podcast agreement allegedly worth at least $700,000. According to the suit, filed in Los Angeles on Aug. 26, Van Der Beek reached an agreement over email with executives from the audio giant to host 40 podcast […]

Sam Sanders, Saeed Jones and Zach Stafford to Host Culture Podcast on Stitcher

Sam Sanders, Saeed Jones and Zach Stafford are coming together to host a podcast for SiriusXM’s Stitcher that will focus on news and culture from a Black and queer perspective. The weekly series, Vibe Check, debuts on August 17 and will probe topics like Madonna’s Vogue, Beyoncé’s latest album and Lil Nas X’s career, but […]

SiriusXM to Air MasterClass Sessions From Bob Iger, Issa Rae, RuPaul and More

SiriusXM is partnering with MasterClass to bring audio-only versions of popular sessions hosted by executives and talent like Bob Iger, Hillary Clinton, RuPaul and Issa Rae to the audio giant’s streaming and radio platforms. Beginning on Friday, the MasterClass Hour program will air on SiriusXM Stars and Business Radio. On the Stars channel, the program will […]

Conan O’Brien Sells Podcast Business to SiriusXM for $150M

Former NBC and TBS late night host Conan O’Brien has sold his podcast and digital media business, Team Coco, to satellite radio giant SiriusXM. The deal will see O’Brien’s popular interview podcast Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend, as well as Team Coco’s 10 other podcasts (which include a behind-the-scenes look at his late night shows […]

Crooked Media Strikes Multiyear Ad Sales Deal With SiriusXM

Crooked Media, the podcast network behind Pod Save America, has signed a three-year ad sales and sponsorship deal with SiriusXM, the companies said on Wednesday. As part of the deal, which begins in May, SiriusXM will have the rights to both sales and sponsorships of digital video, social media and live events produced by Crooked Media. “We are […]

SiriusXM Strikes Multi-Year Deal With reVolver Podcasts (Exclusive)

SiriusXM has struck a distribution and exclusive ad sales deal with reVolver Podcasts, the company behind Spanish-language podcasts like Erazno y La Chokolata and El Show de Piolín. As part of the multi-year deal, SiriusXM will have the exclusive global ad sales rights to the more than 70 shows in reVolver’s network. SiriusXM’s Stitcher will also […]

SiriusXM Lands Neil Young’s Music After Spotify Removal

SiriusXM has returned Neil Young Radio to its lineup and brought the artist’s catalog of music to the satellite and streaming music channel after Neil Young pulled his music from Spotify over objections to Joe Rogan. “When you have an opportunity to present an iconic artist still at the height of his creativity, you don’t […]

Music Majors Up, Spotify Down: Audio Entertainment Stocks Dance to Their Own Beat

This past year was a cacophony for audio entertainment stocks. Universal Music Group saw a strong market debut and Warner Music saw a run-up in shares — then analysts grew cautious on both stocks. Meanwhile, SiriusXM was mostly flat and Spotify dropped before finding its rhythm later in 2021. While the growth in music streaming […]

SiriusXM to Bundle Discovery+ With Subscription Plan

SiriusXM subscribers will receive a complimentary subscription to Discovery+ as part of a bundle available for a limited period of time. Beginning on Thursday, new and existing subscribers to SiriusXM’s platinum VIP plan, which costs $34.99 a month, will get a one-year subscription to Discovery+. New subscribers, or existing subscribers who upgrade, to SiriusXM’s other […]