SportsGrid Radio Channel to Launch on SiriusXM January 7
NEW YORK, November 24, 2020 — SportsGrid Radio and SiriusXM announced today that they are teaming up to launch the SportsGrid Radio Channel on SiriusXM on January 7, 2021. SiriusXM subscribers nationwide will have access to SportsGrid’s real-time sports news, statistics, odds, and lines, along with live expert analysis. The SportsGrid Radio channel will be available to SiriusXM subscribers 24 hours a day 7 days a week on SiriusXM radios (channel 204) in their cars or anywhere with the SiriusXM app. SportsGrid Radio will be replacing the VSiN channel, which will air on SiriusXM until December 31.
SportsGrid Radio will feature a team of on-air personalities including Scott Ferrall, Gabe Morency, Ariel Epstein, and Jared Smith along with expert contributors and guest analysts. The channel streams live from the state-of-the-art production facilities located in New York City adjacent to Madison Square Garden and at the Meadowlands inside the FanDuel Sportsbook. SportsGrid’s real-time reporting includes the daily odds, lines, matchups, injury reports, news and more across pro football, basketball, baseball, hockey, college sports, golf, tennis, and soccer.
“We’re extremely pleased to connect the SportsGrid brand to the millions of SiriusXM subscribers and deliver the most comprehensive sports gaming coverage nationwide,” said Louis Maione, SportsGrid President and Founder. “January is the perfect time to launch the SportsGrid Radio channel with some of the biggest events on the sports calendar happening in the weeks ahead.”
“We are very excited to give our subscribers access to SportsGrid’s expert hosts and analysts on the SportsGrid Radio Channel,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming. “SportsGrid provides listeners with real-time sports news and gaming information from a unique and entertaining perspective and they are a terrific and welcome addition to the SiriusXM lineup.”
The all original SportsGrid Radio weekday line-up has 22-hours of live daily programming starting with The Early Line, weekdays from 7-9 AM ET, hosted by Dane Martinez and Kevin Walsh leading into The Morning After, weekdays at 9 AM ET, hosted by the passionate and authentic Ariel Epstein and Jared Smith. The high energy topic-driven three-hour morning program covers the top sports stories of the day with the daily rundown of the Scores • Stats • Odds • News • Injury Updates • Interviews and more.
SportsGrid’s pre-game programming features Ferrall Coast to Coast, weekdays from 4-6 PM ET, hosted by popular veteran sports radio personality Scott Ferrall, followed by Game Time Decisions, weekdays from 6-7 PM ET, with Gabe Morency and Cam Stewart. Ferrall Coast to Coast previews the upcoming primetime schedule of live games and special events going over breaking news, injuries, odds, and lines. Game Time Decisions reviews last-minute updates, real-time data and intelligence with expert commentary and analysis.
Every night from 7-10 PM ET, In Game Live defines the sports gaming genre with live coverage and analysis of in-play breaking news, odds, and the line movement across all major sports. In-Game Live focuses on the popularity and emergence of in-play gaming identifying actionable game-specific odds and lines opportunities.
About SportsGrid, Inc.
SportsGrid, Inc. is the multimedia technology platform providing digital innovative solutions for the convergence of sports content, gaming, and mobile technology. The SportsGrid multimedia destinations include SportsGrid Steaming Video Network, SportsGrid Radio, SportsGrid.com, DailyRoto, and SportsGrid Studios. With the seismic shift towards multiscreen IP, cloud, and data-driven distribution of sports content, SportsGrid launched an innovative video content management and distribution initiative in 2020. The video distribution platform syndicates the exclusive SportsGrid short form programming to premium publishers to grow and engage their digital sports gaming audiences. SportsGrid, Inc. is the content source and destination to serve the massive sports gaming audience with the unrivaled best of breed programming, technology, data, and gaming analysis.
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