May 9, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that four of the original MTV VJs:
, will answer fan questions during a Q&A session with a live audience in SiriusXM's
studios as part of the SiriusXM "Town Hall" series.
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with the Original MTV VJs," will air on
Friday, May 10
12:00 pm ET
via satellite on
'80s on 8
, channel 8, and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. For rebroadcast times, please visit
Goodman, Quinn, Hunter and Blackwood, and the late
, were the five original faces and voices of MTV when it launched on
, 1981. "SiriusXM's Town Hall with the Original MTV VJs" will feature the four VJs, who are daily hosts on SiriusXM's '80s on 8 channel, answering fan questions and discussing the book that tells the story of their time as VJs on the nation's first music television network,
VJ: The Unplugged Adventures of MTV's First Wave
, published by
and available now.
"Mark, Martha, Alan and Nina helped pioneer a cultural phenomenon which gave them a unique and an in-depth perspective on the most popular music and artists of the 1980s," said
, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "We are pleased to reunite the lineup of original VJs in one place in our studios with a live audience, giving our listeners a special opportunity to get up-close and personal with the personalities that revolutionized how we listen to music."
"SiriusXM's Town Hall with the Original MTV VJs" is part of SiriusXM's "Town Hall" series, featuring intimate gatherings with iconic musicians, entertainers and figures and a studio audience of SiriusXM listeners. Previous "SiriusXM Town Hall" specials have featured
, Tom Petty, Tony Bennett,
, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith, Coldplay,
, Roger Waters, Gregg Allman, Crosby, Stills and Nash and the surviving members of Nirvana.
After the broadcast, "SiriusXM's Town Hall with the Original MTV VJs" will be available on SiriusXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the
SiriusXM Internet Radio App
for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at
for more info about SiriusXM On Demand.
SiriusXM's '80s on 8 channel plays the defining hit music of the 1980s with shows hosted by the original MTV VJs Mark Goodman,
For more information on SiriusXM, please visit
About Sirius XM Radio
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. is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 24.4 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and broadcasts commercial-free music; premier sports talk and live events; comedy; news; exclusive talk and entertainment; and the most comprehensive Latin music, sports and talk programming in radio. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S., from retailers nationwide, and online at
. SiriusXM programming is also available through the
SiriusXM Internet Radio
smartphones and other connected devices. SiriusXM also holds a minority interest in
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