Sirius XM Radio will broadcast extensive coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions—including a dedicated, limited-run “Convention Radio” channel—delivering breaking news, live coverage, reaction and analysis from a wide range of perspectives across multiple channels from the heart of each event.
“We are proud to bring our subscribers this extensive and diverse collection of political coverage, particularly now when the conversation about the country’s direction for the next four years is front and center,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Our subscribers can choose between a variety of perspectives, call in to share their own views, and experience the RNC and DNC as if they were there.”
Republican National Convention
SiriusXM’s exclusive “Convention Radio” channel will kick off on the first day of the Republican National Convention, August 27, and air from 6:00 am – 7:00 pm ET daily through August 30 on SiriusXM channel 142 and on SiriusXM Patriot Plus online.
Democratic National Convention
SiriusXM Convention Radio will also air from the Democratic National Convention from September 4-6 from 6:00 am – 7:00 pm ET on SiriusXM channel 142 and on SiriusXM Left Plus online.
Other Sirius Channels with Political Coverage
- SiriusXM P.O.T.U.S.—the 24/7 non-partisan channel dedicated to the “Politics of the United States” —will carry every speech from both conventions, offering listeners uninterrupted gavel-to-gavel coverage from the convention podium.
- The RNC and DNC will also be covered on 14 SiriusXM channels, offering a wide range of perspectives, including:
- SiriusXM’s conservative talk channel SiriusXM Patriot
- Progressive talk channel SiriusXM Left,
- LGBT channel SiriusXM OutQ
- African-American talk channel The Power
Sirius XM will deliver expert analysis and sharp, unwavering commentary and opinion from hosts including Mike Church, Joe Madison, “The Black Eagle,” Ari Rabin-Havt, Michelangelo Signorile, Mark Thompson, David Webb and Andrew Wilkow broadcasting live from the center of events in Tampa (RNC) and/or Charlotte (DNC). SiriusXM listeners will hear extensive RNC and DNC coverage on BBC World Service, C-SPAN, CNN, Fox News, Fox News Talk, HLN, MSNBC and NPR channels.
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