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New York - SiriusXM launched its first on-demand service for PCs and Apple's mobile devices, with availability on Android smartphones coming soon, the satellite-radio broadcaster said.
The SiriusXM On Demand service is available at no extra charge to subscribers of the broadcaster's Internet- and cellular-delivered content.
Subscribers get the opportunity to choose episodes from more than 200 shows that they might have missed. The shows include than 2,000 hours of exclusive talk and entertainment shows, commercial-free music shows, and comedy and sports shows. Show titles include "The Howard Stern Show," "Bob Dylan's Theme Time Radio Hour," "Tom Petty's Buried Treasure," select Jimmy Buffett concerts, "The Opie & Anthony Show," "The Jamie Foxx Show," "Ask Martha" featuring Martha Stewart, "Dr. Laura," "The Bob Edwards Show, "Mad Dog Unleashed" featuring Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo, "Ripken Baseball" and "Rotten Tomatoes Radio."
SiriusXM listeners also get access to the company's exclusive Artist Confidential series and Town Hall specials, which have presented Bruce Springsteen, Roger Waters, Tom Petty, Usher, Ringo Starr, Coldplay, Nirvana, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Coach K and other musicians. Listeners will also get access to exclusive subscriber events, music specials and sports interviews.
Available content will be will be updated daily, and a regularly updated "Featured" listing will let subscribers discover content, including timely interviews, new shows, "pop-up" channels, and seasonal series. Listeners will be able to scan what's playing or find a specific point on many shows.
Select on-demand shows will be presented with minimal commercials, the company said. Music programming will have no commercials.
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