Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) has announced that it would be providing a special coverage of the election night, on a number of its channels. The company claimed that the coverage would vary from channel to channel, incorporating humor, hard news or political opinions, amongst other things. Scott Greenstein, the Chief Content officer of SIRI, claimed that the company would offer its subscribers an all inclusive experience on the night of the country’s biggest political moment.
The company has stated that its channels 125 (Patriot), 124 (P.O.T.U.S) and 127 (Progress), would conduct live programs, throughout the overnight hours. Moreover, SiriusXm has also decided to broadcast special coverage from CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, for cable news fans on the road. These special broadcasts can be listened to on channels 114-118.
In addition to this, SIRI has announced plans to launch a limited-run channel, Bon Jovi Radio, dedicated to the band’s music. On December 3 the channel will host a special live private performance by the band in Miami, at an undisclosed location. The company noted that Bon Jovi would be performing songs from their entire career, as well as from their new album “This House Is Not For Sale”, at the invitation only event. Jon Bon Jovi, the lead singer of the band, stated that the new album has been played live for just four audiences so far and the response has been gratifying.
Mr. Jovi further claimed that the songs in the album are based on real life stories, which makes them instant classics. The channel is set to debut on November 4, at 5 pm, ET and would continue to air through, December 4, on channel 18. Furthermore, SIRI has stated the channel would also be available on its smartphone apps, as well as on the company’s website. Moreover, SIRI plans to restart the channel, in February 2017, when the band starts their tour for “This House Is Not For Sale”.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) recorded a trade volume of 43.12 million and lost 0.72% of its share value, to close at $4.13 per share, at the end of the November 2 trading session.