Sirius XM Radio announced Monday that TheBlaze will be the exclusive news provider for its 24/7 hourly newscasts on Sirius XM Patriot, SiriusXM’s conservative talk channel. What's more, TheBlaze Radio Network will be added to the SiriusXM Internet Radio lineup.
Beginning Monday, March 25, hourly updates from TheBlaze Radio News will mark the opening of every programming hour on SiriusXM Patriot channel 125, according an official press release.
Also beginning Monday, SiriusXM Internet Radio channel 778 will become TheBlaze Radio Network, featuring the same exclusive talk radio programs available on TheBlaze website. Hosts include Jay Severin, Doc Thompson, Buck Sexton, and of course, "The Glenn Beck Program" and the Pat & Stu show.
"TheBlaze is successfully becoming a true multi-platform news, information and opinion network,” said Beck of the new venture with SiriusXM.
“We are excited to further our long relationship with SiriusXM with the launch of ‘TheBlaze Radio Network,’ and feel that SiriusXM Patriot is the perfect home for our news updates which will prove that the truth has no agenda."
“As TheBlaze brand continues to grow, SiriusXM is pleased to expand our relationship with Glenn Beck with the creation of ‘TheBlaze Radio News’ and the addition of ‘TheBlaze Radio Network’ to our lineup” said Jeremy Coleman, Senior Vice President, Talk and Entertainment Programming, SiriusXM.
TheBlaze’s news operation is led by President and Chief Content Officer Joel Cheatwood, formerly of Fox News Channel, CNN, and CBS; Scott Baker, formerly a veteran news anchor serves as Editor in Chief, and Glenn Hall, formerly editor in chief at TheStreet.com, serves as TheBlaze's Managing Editor.
SiriusXM Patriot hosts conservative and libertarian-leaning voices including Beck, Mike Church, Sean Hannity, NRA News, David Webb and Andrew Wilkow. Wilkow is also the host of "Wilkow!," a nightly show on TheBlaze TV.
TheBlaze is fast-becoming a multi-platform news, information & opinion network with the recent additions of broadcasting on DISH Network, SiriusXM and soon, cable channels across the U.S.