'Cristina Channel' Will Air On Leased Satellite Radio Channel
May 16, 2011 at 8:14 AM (PT)
One of the leased channels on satellite radio, part of the concessions SIRIUS XM RADIO made to get approval for their merger, will be programmed as the "CRISTINA CHANNEL," featuring Spanish-language television talk show host CRISTINA SARALEGUI. The channel, leased from SIRIUS XM capacity by NATIONAL LATINO BROADCASTING, LLC and to debut this FALL, will air a weekly talk show hosted by SARALEGUI along with shows focusing on the interests of Latinas in AMERICA.
"The CRISTINA CHANNEL on satellite radio will be a powerful addition to SIRIUS XM's world-class lineup of iconic talent and channels. NLB is committed to offering compelling programming across its channels, and is proud to welcome CRISTINA, the most influential name in Spanish media, to its family," said NELSON ALBAREDA, Pres./CEO of NLB.
"I'm thrilled about this new affiliation with NLB," said CRISTINA. "I look forward to creating programming on SIRIUS XM that will entertain, inform and uplift my people."