Select XM Original Programming Available Free as Podcast Downloads
Beginning Today
Tuesday, December 11, 2007, 5:02:03 PM | gasusan2005

XM, the nation's leading satellite radio service with more than 8.5
million subscribers, announced today that select XM original music,
news and sports series are now available as free podcasts for download
through and Apple Inc.'s iTunes Store (http:// Beginning today, consumers can download XM content
hosted by Bob Edwards, James Carville, Luke Russert, Mike Krzyzewski,
Barry Switzer and Opie & Anthony, as well as exclusive XM music and
comedy programming.

"By making these original XM series available through,
iTunes and other popular podcast web sites, millions more consumers
have an opportunity to sample some of the best in premium music, news
and sports programming that you can only get as an XM subscriber,"
said Eric Logan, XM executive vice president of programming.

XM's original podcast offerings include:

Bob Edwards Weekend - Hosted by veteran journalist and public radio
personality Bob Edwards, this weekly sampler, which is created by XM
and distributed by Public Radio International, features commentary and
interviews from XM's award-winning exclusive weekday series, "The Bob
Edwards Show."
60/20 Sports with James Carville and Luke Russert - Each week 60-
something political guru James Carville puts on his sports cap and
locks horns with 20-something Boston College student Luke Russert, as
they interview guests and debate controversial topics and stories
examining the culture of sports.
XMSN This Morning with Coach Switzer - The legendary Switzer, who
coached championship teams for the Oklahoma Sooners and Dallas
Cowboys, joins XM Sports Nation (XMSN) anchor T.J. Rives to talk about
the state of college football and the NFL, sizing up the biggest match-
ups and the latest news surrounding the game.
Basketball & Beyond with Coach K - Duke men's basketball coach Mike
Krzyzewski and co-host Dave Sims talk in-depth about college
basketball, featuring special guest interviews and Coach K's personal
perspective on principles for life on and off the court.
XM Weekly Music-XM's resident music experts host this new weekly
podcast, featuring artist interviews, live performances and new music
from popular XM music channels.
XM Artist Confidential: Green Room - This new podcast takes listeners
behind-the-scenes of XM's critically acclaimed performance/interviews
series "Artist Confidential."
Opie and Anthony Shorts - This new weekly video podcast uses animation
to bring to life segments from Opie and Anthony's popular XM show.
Unmasked - Composed of highlights from XM's original comedy series
"Unmasked," this new video podcast features candid, one-on-one
interviews with stand-up comedians and comedic talent for an
uncensored look into their creative processes and the lives that shape
their work.
New episodes of each show that airs on XM will be available to podcast
subscribers on the day following its premiere.

Additional XM content will soon be available as podcasts through and iTunes. More details about XM podcasts are available
through the XM section of iTunes or at

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