Barbra Streisand To Launch Exclusive SiriusXM Channel
September 8, 2014 at 11:55 AM (PT)
People who have SIRIUSXM are the luckiest people in the world. That's because the satellite radio network announced it will launch THE BARBRA STREISAND CHANNEL, exclusively featuring the works of the GRAMMY, OSCAR, EMMY and TONY-winning artist.
The limited-run channel will launch on FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 12th at 5p (ET) and will run through FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10th, via satellite on SIRIUS channel 69 and XM channel 73. THE BARBRA STREISAND CHANNEL will also be available online on channel 69 and through the SIRIUSXM Internet Radio App.
The channel will feature music spanning her legendary career, from her 1963 debut through her newest COLUMBIA RECORDS album, "Partners," scheduled to be released on SEPTEMBER 16th. The channel will be fully dedicated to STREISAND’s extensive body of work and will include selections from her live and studio recordings. The channel will also include personal song selections from her catalog, spanning 50 years.
THE BARBRA STREISAND CHANNEL will also feature an exclusive “Town Hall” special with STREISAND, who will sit down for an intimate Q&A session with a select group of listeners in the SIRIUSXM studios in NEW YORK CITY. Moderated by her longtime colleague, music industry executive JAY LANDERS, “SIRIUXXM’s Town Hall with BARBRA STREISAND” will air on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th at 12p (ET) on THE BARBRA STREISAND CHANNEL. For rebroadcast times, please visit www.siriusxm.com/townhall.
"BARBRA STREISAND is an artist who is the very definition of the word icon. Her original voice, songwriting, performances and life's work has made her a universal star and humanitarian leader. Along the way she has created some of the best-selling albums of all time, as well as being an award-winning actress known for her work on stage, film and TV. Our exclusive channel celebrating MS. STREISAND is a truly comprehensive and deep dive into the music of one of the world’s most important artists ever,” SIRIUSXM Pres./Chief Content Officer SCOTT GREENSTEIN said. “We are looking forward to welcoming Ms. STREISAND to our studios to be a part of our ‘Town Hall’ series and discuss her new album with her fans.”
After the broadcast, “SIRIUSXM’s Town Hall with BARBRA STREISAND” will be available on SIRIUSXM On Demand for subscribers listening via the SIRIUSXM Internet Radio App for smartphones and other mobile devices or online at siriusxm.com. Visit www.siriusxm.com/ondemand for more info on SIRIUSXM On Demand.