24/7 channel will be available to fans nationwide in the car, at home and on the SiriusXM app
Daily lineup will feature exclusive live call-in shows hosted by 'El Presidente' Dave Portnoy, Kevin 'KFC' Clancy, Dan 'Big Cat' Katz, Pat McAfee and others
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Barstool Radio, the new 24/7 channel available exclusively on SiriusXM, will launch on Wednesday, January 17, as the radio home for Barstool's funny, irreverent and unfiltered approach to covering sports, men's lifestyle, popular culture and more. Subscribers nationwide can tune in to Barstool Radio on SiriusXM on satellite radios (Power 85) and on the SiriusXM app.
Barstool Radio on SiriusXM will feature a full schedule of live original Barstool programming every weekday, plus select content from Barstool's popular lineup of podcasts including Pardon My Take, Laces Out, KFC Radio, I Am Rapaport and others, giving listeners access to Barstool's brand of entertainment around the clock.
Listeners will hear exclusive call-in shows that include: The Barstool Radio Show with Dave Portnoy and Kevin "KFC" Clancy (weekdays, 4:00-6:00 pm ET/1:00-3:00 pm PT), The Heartland Radio Show with Pat McAfee with former NFL punter Pat McAfee (weekdays, 10:00 am-1:00 pm ET/7:00-10:00 am PT), The Evening Yak hosted by Dan "Big Cat" Katz (weekdays, 6:00-7:00 pm ET/3:00-4:00 pm PT) and others.
"We're excited to launch our Barstool channel," said Barstool Sports Founder Dave Portnoy. "It's been a wild ride to get to this point and this is another big step in our plan for total world domination."
"In today's crowded media landscape, Barstool stands out as a unique and compelling voice. SiriusXM's uncensored national platform is the perfect way for that voice to reach its growing fan base across the country," said Steve Cohen, SVP, Sports Programming for SiriusXM. "Live radio thrives on the kind of spontaneous and entertaining content that Barstool delivers every day. We don't know what they are going to say next, but Barstool Radio on SiriusXM will be the place to hear it live, and call in and talk about it."
SiriusXM subscribers with streaming access can also listen to SiriusXM's 200+ channels – including Barstool Radio – at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, Sony PlayStation, Sonos speakers and more. Go to SiriusXM www.SiriusXM.com/AtHome to learn more.
About Barstool Sports
Barstool Sports is the leading face and era of comedy and a driving force in sports, entertainment and men's culture. Created in 2004, Barstool has generated a massive cult following of loyal fans across its blog, podcasts, video series, events and appearances. It is the fastest growing brand in social media for men ages 18-34 with a following of 12 million. Barstool and its personalities have launched over 17 hit podcasts including "Pardon My Take," "Fore Play," "The Rundown," "Zero Blog Thirty" and "Podfathers" and created the viral trends Saturdays Are for the Boys and RIP Harambe. Barstool has partnerships with Facebook and Snapchat where they air original shows "The Starting 9" and "Barstool 5th Year." For Super Bowl LI, Barstool made its television premiere on Comedy Central with "The Barstool Rundown: Live from Houston" which was the No. 1 show on late night television throughout its four day run. Known for its original takes and unfiltered view of most everything, Barstool Sports is the controversial brand that people love or love to hate.
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