NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced that Chuck Todd—NBC News Political Director & Chief White House Correspondent, and host of MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown"—will host Unscripted with Chuck Todd , a weekly Saturday morning show on which he will speak with notable guests from the worlds of politics, sports, music, entertainment/pop culture, news, literature and more to explore the different sides of newsmakers that are not seen in traditional settings.
Unscripted with Chuck Todd will premiere on Saturday, December 7 at 9:00 am ET and air Saturdays from 9:00 – 10:00 am ET on SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S. channel 124—SiriusXM's 24/7 non-partisan channel dedicated to the "Politics of the United States"—via satellite and through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App on smartphone, other connected devices and online at siriusxm.com.
"In this day and age, people tend to think they have more access to newsmakers and politicians, when in many ways they actually have less. With this show on SiriusXM we'll aim to help listeners get to know these powerful people in a different way— to know them as human beings, not as sound bite machines," said Todd. "Politics today is so much a part of our pop culture, and I look forward to talking to the many famous amateur political junkies out there who just happen to have day jobs in the worlds of sports, Hollywood, Wall Street and everywhere in between.""We welcome veteran journalist Chuck Todd as he goes outside his normal field of reporting and delves into the personal passions and interests of not just politicians but leaders from virtually every field of interest," said Dave Gorab, Vice President & General Manager, Talk Programming, SiriusXM. " Unscripted with Chuck Todd is new territory for him, but will be built on Chuck's journalistic savvy and experience. It will be a weekly hour that takes newsmakers out of their predictable comfort range to reveal interests and viewpoints listeners haven't heard before."Encore presentations of Unscripted with Chuck Todd will air December 7 at 5:00 pm, December 8 at 1:00 am, 1:00 pm and 9:00 pm and December 10 at 2:00 am (all times ET). Unscripted with Chuck Todd 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 siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more information. For more information, visit www.siriusxm.com, @SiriusXM and @ChuckTodd. About SiriusXM Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world's largest radio broadcaster measured by revenue and has 25.6 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. and from retailers nationwide as well as at shop.siriusxm.com. SiriusXM programming is available through the SiriusXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other connected devices as well as online at siriusxm.com. SiriusXM also provides premium traffic, weather, data and information services for subscribers in cars, trucks, RVs, boats and aircraft through SiriusXM Traffic™, SiriusXM Travel Link, NavTraffic®, NavWeather™, SiriusXM Aviation, SiriusXM Marine™, Sirius Marine Weather, XMWX Aviation™, and XMWX Marine™. SiriusXM holds a minority interest in SiriusXM Canada which has more than 2 million subscribers. 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