SiriusXM Drops VSiN For SportsGrid

SportsGrid Radio and SiriusXM announced today that they are teaming up to launch the SportsGrid Radio Channel on SiriusXM on January 7. The SportsGrid Radio channel will be available to SiriusXM subscribers on channel 204. SportsGrid Radio will be replacing the VSiN channel, which will air on SiriusXM until 12/31.

TuneIn Brings In a New CEO

Streaming company ​TuneIn has hired Richard Stern as its new CEO. Stern replaces Juliette Morris who was promoted to CEO, from CMO, in July of 2019. Before joining TuneIn Stern led Audible’s global product and design organizations.

Radioplayer Platform Expands

Radioplayer is launching in three new countries. The new partnerships with broadcasters in France, Sweden and the Netherlands bring the total number of Radioplayer countries to 14.

Digital Listening Continues To Grow FSR  

Premiere's FOX Sports Radio reported record audience gains across multiple digital platforms for October 2020. FSR experienced its best streaming month of all time in October, with total listening hours increasing +28% year-to-year.

SiriusXM, MSNBC/CNBC Sign Agreement

SiriusXM has inked a long-term agreement with the NBCUniversal News Group. The agreement will keep MSNBC and CNBC along with the Today Show Radio channel on SiriusXM.

Sirius XM & KIA Extend Agreement

The SiriusXM and Kia Motors America expansion extends the relationship through 2025. The installation throughout Kia models and trims produced in North America will begin with model year 2022.

Benedik Joins Targetspot

The former Katz Media and iHeart executive joins the audio solutions company as strategic advisor. Benedik's last position was Global Chief Revenue Officer for Spotify.

iHeart Country Festival Is Virtual

The 2020 iHeartCountry Festival Presented by Capital One will stream and be presented as an on-air radio special on October 23. The 7th Annual event was originally set for May 2 in Austin, TX.

ABC Radio News Ready For Final debate

ABC News is providing special primetime coverage of the final 2020 presidential debate between President Trump and former VP Joe Biden tonight. ABC News Radio will offer 3 hours of live coverage, including a one-hour pre-show, followed by post-debate analysis.

SiriusXM & BMW Extend Contract

The standard availability of SiriusXM is part of a new agreement between SiriusXM and the BMW Group that extends the relationship between the companies through the 2026 calendar year. SiriusXM is now a standard feature in all BMW models sold in the United States beginning with model year 2021.

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