NEW YORK, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, SiriusXM and Netflix announced the launch of Netflix Is A Joke Radio, a full-time comedy channel broadcast exclusively on SiriusXM ch. 93. 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. The channel, which will feature highlights from Netflix’s top talent, including Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ellen Degeneres, Gabriel Iglesias, jerry seinfeld, John Mulaney, Ken Jeong, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Sebastien Maniscalco, Trevor Noah, Wanda Sykes, and more, launch on April 15, 2019 on SiriusXM.
“Netflix Is A Joke Radio on SiriusXM will be an audio extension of our award-winning stand-up comedy on Netflix,” said Netflix’s Chief Content Officer. Ted Sarandos. “We’re thrilled to showcase some of the world’s biggest and funniest artists with highlights from Netflix shows as well as original programming that further celebrates the art of comedy, and we’re thrilled to do so by partnership with SiriusXM.”
“SiriusXM is thrilled to become the audio home for Netflix’s hit 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 newcomers, and we look forward to offering SiriusXM subscribers access to their star-studded library. , new specials, and original live shows.”
“I saw the power of Netflix on their service for my own special, stay hungryand now with their own SiriusXM channel, it opens up a whole new audience and is a great way to digest comedy on the run,” the comedian said. Sebastien Maniscalco.
In addition to featuring the best comedies from Netflix’s vast collection of established and up-and-coming artists, segments of future stand-up specials will debut on Netflix Is A Joke Radio, giving SiriusXM subscribers the chance to hear new premium comic content before anyone else. other. The channel will also air clips from Netflix’s comedy talk shows and other comedy content from the service.
The exclusive channel plans to feature an original daily show, featuring celebrity guests and comedians discussing pop culture and current affairs. The program will be recorded from SiriusXM’s new studios in Los Angeles.
Comedy fans can get a glimpse of what’s to come on Netflix Is A Joke Radio by watching the official trailer here.
The new channel with Netflix is launched as SiriusXM continues to develop its comedy programming, which already includes by Kevin Hart Laugh Out Loud Radio Channelfor which Hart hosts a regular show, as well as a regular series with Ricky Gervais. In addition to the original shows hosted by Larry the cable guy, Jeff Foxworthy, Jim Norton & Sam Robert, Sebastien Maniscalco, and Nikki Glaserto name a few, SiriusXM also produces audio documentaries about groundbreaking comedians such as Robin Williams, Richard Prior, George Carlin, and Garry Shandling.
SiriusXM subscribers with streaming access can listen to over 200 channels from SiriusXM, including Netflix Is A Joke Radio, at home on a wide variety of connected devices including smart TVs, Amazon Alexa devices, Apple TV, Sony PlayStation, Roku, Sonos speakers and more. Go to www.SiriusXM.com/AtHome to learn more.
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