NEW YORK, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) and Entertainment Weekly announced today that they will launch Entertainment Weekly Radio, creating a groundbreaking national radio channel dedicated to the "best (and worst) of entertainment."
Entertainment Weekly Radio will serve America's fascination with pop culture, celebrities and entertainment with unique expertise and insider information on a new 24/7 channel that will feature the latest in pop culture news, reviews, insider scoops and interviews with Hollywood's most creative minds and fascinating stars. Entertainment Weekly, the leading entertainment magazine and website, will be putting microphones in front of its top editors and writers who, with their trusted sharp and insightful opinions, and humorous sensibility will provide SiriusXM listeners access to first-hand and behind-the-scenes accounts of the best and worst in movies, TV, music, books and more.Entertainment Weekly Radio will include live, original shows hosted by Entertainment Weekly and EW.com editors and contributors featuring breaking entertainment news, opinions, interviews, and more, as well as in-depth coverage of the biggest entertainment events of the year. A daily morning radio show hosted by Entertainment Weekly assistant managing editor Dalton Ross will include a forum for listeners to dish during recaps of last night's TV shows as they drive to work; a weekly show hosted by Jess Cagle, the Editor of Entertainment Weekly, will showcase the most interesting news in the world of entertainment; additional shows will include "What's Hot Today," "The Must List," and a radio version of the always biting and hilarious Entertainment Weekly "Bullseye." Listeners will have a chance to interact with Entertainment Weekly's editors and writers and speak with them about current events in pop culture, the biggest stories in entertainment and get their perspectives on the next big thing.