“Comic-Con Radio” Launches on SiriusXM
Limited-run channel dedicated to the Comic-Con International: San Diego 2012 convention to feature celebrity guests, Comic-Con panels, interviews and more
SiriusXM listeners to hear on-site and behind-the-scenes highlights, updates and news
SiriusXM’s Rotten Tomatoes(TM) Radio to broadcast special edition of weekly show from convention and contribute to “Comic-Con Radio”
NEW YORK, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that, in association with Comic-Con International, it will launch “Comic-Con Radio,” the four-day channel featuring interviews, panels, fan reactions and more from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the largest comic book and popular arts convention in the world.
“Comic-Con Radio” will air Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 pm ET through Monday, July 16 at 3:00 am ET on Sirius channel 123 and XM channel 142, online on channel 850 and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and mobile devices, from Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.
The limited-run channel will feature interviews with Comic-Con attendees, including celebrities, actors, writers, artists and fans.
SiriusXM listeners will also hear discussions from various panels throughout the event.
SiriusXM’s Rotten Tomatoes(TM) Radio–a show from the web’s most popular movie destination featuring news, reviews and interviews hosted by Rotten Tomatoes’ Editor-in-Chief Matt Atchity and his editorial staff–will broadcast a special edition of the weekly show from Comic-Con on Thursday, July 12 at 6:00 pm ET on SiriusXM Stars Too ch. 104, with encore presentations airing Friday, July 13 at 6:00 am and 7:00 pm, and Saturday, July 14 at 8:00 am and 4:00 pm (all times ET). In addition, Atchity and the Rotten Tomatoes team will conduct interviews with directors, actors and Hollywood insiders that will air throughout the weekend on “Comic-Con Radio.”
Additional interviews, including conversations with fans, will be hosted by SiriusXM on-air personalities Mark Says Hi!, Kim Alexander and Dave Ziemer.
Comic-Con is the largest comics convention of its kind and is part of Comic-Con International (CCI), a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular art forms. The organization achieves its mission primarily through the presentation of conventions and events that celebrate the historic and ongoing contribution of comics to art and culture.
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