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XM & SIRIUS channel line-up changes 11-12-2008

XM & SIRIUS channel line up changes 11-12-2008

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Sirius XM New Channel Lineup – effective 11/12/08

WHAT DOES THE NEW CHANNEL LINEUP ANNOUNCEMENT MEAN?

XM SUBSCRIBERS HAVE A NEW LINE UP WITH OVER 170 CHANNELS OF THE PREMIER MUSIC, SPORTS, NEWS, AND ENTERTAINMENT FROM BOTH XM AND SIRIUS. ALONG WITH YOUR FAVORITES, WE MIXED IN NEW CHANNELS AND PROGRAMS, NEW PERSONALITIES, LEGENDARY DJS AND CELEBRITY HOSTS, TO GIVE YOU MORE OF EVERYTHING YOU LOVE ABOUT SATELLITE RADIO.

WHY DID YOU CHANGE THE CHANNEL LINEUP?

XM’S LINE-UP IS CONSTANTLY EVOLVING TO BRING YOU THE BEST IN ENTERTAINMENT. THE RECENT MERGER BETWEEN XM AND SIRIUS HAS ALLOWED US TO GIVE OUR SUBSCRIBERS BETTER CHOICES IN MUSIC, NEWS, SPORTS, TALK AND ENTERTAINMENT, INCLUDING BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN’S E STREET RADIO, RADIO MARGARITAVILLE, ELVIS RADIO, THE GRATEFUL DEAD CHANNEL, NBA PLAY-BY-PLAY, AND MORE.

WHEN IS THE NEW LINEUP AVAILABLE FOR LISTENERS?

THE NEW LINEUP WILL BE LIVE ON 11/12/08. 12AM ET.

DID YOU REDUCE THE NUMBER OF CHANNELS ON THE LINEUP?

NO, WE STILL HAVE MORE THAN 170 CHANNELS, INCLUDING 69 COMMERCIAL FREE MUSIC CHANNELS.

ARE THERE NEW SHOWS OR JUST NEW CHANNELS IN THE NEW LINEUP?

WE HAVE ADDED DOZENS OF NEW SHOWS AND ON-AIR PERSONALITIES TO MANY CHANNELS IN OUR LINEUP. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE REVIEW THE ATTACHED LINEUP DETAILS DOCUMENTS. BEGINNING 11/12/08, YOU CAN ALSO VISIT WWW.XMRADIO.COM/NEWLINEUP FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

DID ANY CHANNELS GO AWAY? IF ONE OF MY FAVORITES IS DISCONTINUED, WILL IT BE REPLACED BY A SIMILAR CHANNEL?

SOME CHANNELS HAVE BEEN RETIRED, BUT MANY OF THE SHOWS ON THOSE CHANNELS HAVE NEW HOMES ON THE DIAL. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE REVIEW THE ATTACHED LINEUP DETAILS DOCUMENTS. BEGINNING 11/12/08, YOU CAN ALSO VISIT WWW.XMRADIO.COM/NEWLINEUP FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

HOW WILL MY PRESETS BE IMPACTED?

IF ANY OF YOUR FAVORITE CHANNELS HAVE NEW CHANNEL NUMBERS, YOUR RADIO PRESETS WILL AUTOMATICALLY REDIRECT TO THE NEW CHANNEL NUMBER. IF A CHANNEL HAS BEEN RETIRED, YOUR RADIO PRESET WILL AUTOMATICALLY REDIRECT TO A RELATED CHANNEL.

WILL I PAY MORE FOR THIS NEW LINEUP?

THE NEW XM EVERYTHING LINEUP WILL NOT COST MORE (CONTINUES TO BE $12.95 PER MONTH). THE BEST OF SIRIUS PROGRAMMING IS AVAILABLE FOR ONLY $4.04 MORE PER MONTH ($16.99 PER MONTH FOR XM EVERYTHING PLUS THE BEST OF SIRIUS).

CAN I LISTEN TO ALL OF THE NEW CHANNELS ONLINE WITH XM RADIO ONLINE?

IF YOU HAVE THE XM EVERYTHING (XME) OR XM EVERYTHING PLUS THE BEST OF SIRIUS (XME+BOS) PACKAGES, ALL OF THE NEW MUSIC CHANNELS ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOU TO LISTEN TO ONLINE. ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON BOTH OF THESE PROGRAMMING PACKAGES HAVE COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS TO XM RADIO ONLINE WHERE YOU CAN LISTEN ONLINE ANYWHERE YOU HAVE AN INTERNET CONNECTION. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE REVIEW THE ATTACHED XM RADIO ONLINE CHANNEL LISTING. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE XME OR XME+BOS, YOU CAN PURCHASE STAND ALONE XM RADIO ONLINE FOR $7.99 PER MONTH (XME ONLINE CHANNELS ONLY).

I ALREADY ADDED THE BEST OF SIRIUS TO MY ACCOUNT…HOW DO THE NEW CHANNEL CHANGES IMPACT MY BEST OF SIRIUS PROGRAMMING?

THERE ARE NO CHANGES TO ANY OF THE CONTENT IN YOUR BEST OF SIRIUS PACKAGE, HOWEVER, SOME OF THE CHANNEL NUMBERS HAVE CHANGED. MARTHA STEWART IS NOW ON XM 157, 24/7 NFL TALK IS NOW ON XM 124, NFL PLAY-BY-PLAY IS NOW ON XM 102-114, AND NASCAR ® IS NOW ON XM 128. IF YOU HAVE THESE CHANNELS IN YOUR RADIO PRE-SETS, THE PRE-SET WILL AUTOMATICALLY REDIRECT TO THE CHANNEL’S NEW LOCATION.

WHERE DO I FIND SHOWS LIKE BOB DYLAN, TOM PETTY, MARTY STUART AND BILL ANDERSON?

XMX, CHANNEL 2, HAS BEEN RETIRED, HOWEVER WE HAVE MOVED THESE POPULAR SHOWS TO OTHER CHANNELS: BOB DYLAN’S THEME-TIME RADIO HOUR AND TOM PETTY’S BURIED TREASURE ARE NOW ON XM CHANNEL 40, DEEP TRACKS; BILL ANDERSON’S VISITS WITH THE LEGENDS IS NOW ON ROADHOUSE, XM CHANNEL 10; AND MARTY STUART’S AMERICAN ODYSSEY CAN NOW BE HEARD ON OUTLAW COUNTRY, XM CHANNEL 12.

IS THE LED ZEPPELIN CHANNEL BACK FOR GOOD?

LED ZEPPELIN RADIO IS A TEMPORARY CHANNEL THAT WE BROUGHT BACK AS A RESULT OF SUBSCRIBER FEEDBACK. LED ZEPPELIN RADIO WILL BE ON CHANNEL 39 UNTIL DECEMBER 31ST. TO FIND ZEPPELIN AFTER DECEMBER 31ST CHECK OUT CLASSIC VINYL ON 46, DEEP TRACKS ON 40, AND CLASSIC REWIND ON 49.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE AC/DC CHANNEL ENDS?

THE AC/DC CHANNEL WILL LIVE ON XM 53 UNTIL JANUARY 15TH, WHEN BONEYARD RETURNS TO SPOT 53 ON THE DIAL.

WHERE CAN I FIND PUNK MUSIC NOW?

PUNK MUSIC CAN BE HEARD ON FACTION (XM 52), OUR EXCLUSIVE CHANNEL THAT FEATURES SHOWS LIKE MARKY RAMONE’S PUNK ROCK BLITZKRIEG AND RANCID RADIO.


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