SiriusXM Adds talkSPORT Soccer Play-By-Play
September 14, 2012 at 4:18 AM (PT)
U.K, national Sports station talkSPORT’s BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE and FA CUP game coverage will be heard on SIRIUSXM RADIO in the U.S. and CANADA under a new deal between the satellite service and talkSPORT parent UTV. The deal expands on talkSPORT's existing deal for its programming to be heard on SIRIUSXM.
talkSPORT CEO SCOTT TAUNTON said, “English soccer coverage is increasingly popular across the U.S. and CANADA, so it’s perfect timing to be expanding the range talkSPORT programming available via SIRIUSXM. We already know from listener feedback how much SIRIUSXM subscribers enjoy listening to talkSPORT’s programming and we’re excited to expand the offerings to include both live BARCLAYS PREMIER LEAGUE and FA CUP play-by-play coverage. This agreement with SIRIUSXM is an important means of extending talkSPORT Live in NORTH AMERICA.”
”We’re very pleased to work with talkSPORT to expand our play-by-play offerings to SIRIUSXM listeners,” said SIRIUSXM SVP/Sports Programming STEVE COHEN. “Our subscribers have enjoyed talkSPORT’s excellent lineup of talk programs and now, with the availability of their EPL and FA CUP play-by-play broadcasts, we are able to provide a superior listening experience for soccer fans.”