SiriusXM to Broadcast “Netflix Is A Joke Radio” Channel

- April 10th, 2019

SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) on Wednesday (April 10) announced the launch of Netflix Is A Joke channel featuring highlights from stars including Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Ellen DeGeneres, Gabriel Iglesias and Trevor Noah. The channel is set to be available on SiriusXM platforms commencing April 15. As quoted in the release: This is the first time the … Continued

SiriusXM (NASDAQ:SIRI) on Wednesday (April 10) announced the launch of Netflix Is A Joke channel featuring highlights from stars including Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Ellen DeGeneres, Gabriel Iglesias and Trevor Noah.

The channel is set to be available on SiriusXM platforms commencing April 15.

As quoted in the release:

This is the first time the streaming company has worked in unison with another major subscription media company to create a new outlet for their content.

“Netflix Is A Joke Radio on SiriusXM will be an audio extension of our award winning stand-up comedy on Netflix,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “We are thrilled to feature some of the greatest and funniest performers in the world with highlights from Netflix shows as well as original programming that further celebrates the art of comedy, and we are excited to do this in partnership with SiriusXM.”

In addition to featuring top comedy from Netflix’s massive collection of established and up and coming artists, segments from future stand-up specials will debut on Netflix Is A Joke Radio, granting SiriusXM subscribers the chance to hear new material from A-list comics before anyone else. The channel will also broadcast clips of Netflix’s comedy talk shows, and other comedic content from the service.

“SiriusXM is delighted to become the audio home for Netflix’s blockbuster comedy programming,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. “Netflix has established itself as the unrivaled video source for stand-up, attracting the biggest names in the industry as well as break-out newcomers, and we’re eager to deliver SiriusXM subscribers access to their star-studded library, new specials, and original live shows.”

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