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Rosie O'Donnell's 'Rosie Radio' Launches
NEW YORK, Oct. 26 -- SIRIUS XM Radio announced today that Rosie Radio, Rosie O'Donnell's exclusive live daily morning show, will launch on November 2.
Rosie Radio is the Emmy-award winning talk show host, movie star, and stand-up comedienne's radio debut.
Rosie Radio will air Monday through Friday from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm ET/7:00 - 9:00 am PT on SIRIUS XM Stars, SIRIUS channel 102 and XM channel 155. Rosie Radio will replay from 8:00 - 10:00 pm ET/5:00 - 7:00 pm PT, with a "Best of the Week" airing at various times on the weekend.
Like Rosie herself, Rosie Radio will be compelling, intriguing, unpredictable, and thought-provoking. The show will feature Rosie's trademark wit, wisdom and straightforward take and outlook on life. Broadcasting from a custom-built home studio near her kids and her crafts, Rosie will invite SIRIUS XM listeners from across the country to pull up a chair next to her to hear what's on her mind, and to tell her what's on theirs.
For two hours daily Rosie will have a forum to explore any topic, issue, or event on her mind. Topics and guests will be driven by Rosie's numerous passions, interests, and hobbies. The live, call-in format of Rosie Radio will offer her millions of fans the chance to connect and interact with her on an extraordinary level. The phone lines will be open every day for Rosie and her listeners to talk about anything and everything: raising kids, losing weight, watching TV, finding inspirational people, hearing Rosie's amazing stories and opinions, and discovering Rosie's most inspirational people. She's equally fascinated by stay-at-home moms and stars of Broadway and wants them all to participate in the conversation.
"Rosie is a singular, powerful voice with extraordinary appeal, and we are thrilled to be able to connect her with our subscribers every day on Rosie Radio," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SIRIUS XM Radio. "Rosie is the perfect fit for the unbound creativity and possibilities of satellite radio."
"This is an exciting new adventure - two hours of talk show entertainment, without having to wear makeup. Perfection," said Rosie O'Donnell. "I can't wait to jumpstart each day with millions of SIRIUS XM listeners across the country."
Rosie will be joined on the show regularly by some of her closest friends.
Rosie Radio regulars include lifelong friend Jeanne Kopetic, who will stop by Tuesdays to hang out and reminisce about growing up in the '80s, high school life, and the music they love. Janette Barber, Rosie's longtime friend, producer and fellow comedienne, will be by her side as the show's executive producer. Rosie's friend and makeup artist Helene Macaulay will also join the fun, appearing regularly on Fridays. Rosie, Helene and Janette are known for their "Jahero" (JAnette, HElene, and ROsie) series, previously done in the past as web video blogs and a favorite of visitors to rosie.com. "Jahero" will now be a regular Friday feature on Rosie Radio during which listeners can ask Rosie, Janette and Helene any questions they like. Rosie's former assistant and Taboo costume designer Bobby Pearce will also be a regular, chiming in about everything from weight loss to Broadway.
Rosie Radio joins an expanding lineup of women's programming on SIRIUS XM that includes Oprah Radio, Martha Stewart Living Radio, and Cosmo Radio. For more information visit SIRIUS Satellite Radio - Everything worth listening to is now on SIRIUS
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