List of SIRIUS Satellite Radio stations

This is a list of Sirius Satellite Radio channels. There are a total of 151 full-time channels on Sirius, 130 of which are on Sirius Canada.

List

Checkboxes: - On Canadian service only.

Pop/Hits

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel 40px(as of March 30, 2013)
Sirius XM Hits 1 Top 40
Top 20 on 20 Top 40 (CHR)
The ’40s on 4 Hits from the 1940s
The ’50s on 5 Hits from the 1950s
The ’60s on 6 Hits from the 1960s
The ’70s on 7 Hits from the 1970s
The ’80s on 8 Hits from the 1980s
The ’90s on 9 Hits from the 1990s
Pop2K Hits from the 2000s
The Pulse Hot Adult Contemporary
The Blend Soft Adult Contemporary
Sirius XM Love Love songs

Rock

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Elvis Radio Elvis Presley Music
E Street Radio Bruce Springsteen 24/7
Underground Garage Little Steven's Underground Garage
Pearl Jam Radio Pearl Jam 24/7
The Grateful Dead Channel Music from the Grateful Dead
Radio Margaritaville Jimmy Buffett and other music appealing to Parrotheads
Classic Rewind Classic rock from the late 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s
Classic Vinyl Classic rock from the 1960s and 1970s
Deep Tracks Deep Classic rock, Progressive Rock
The Spectrum Adult Album Alternative
Jam On Jam Bands
The Loft Eclectic Acoustic Rock
The Coffee House Singers, Songwriters, & Acoustic rock
The Bridge Mellow Rock
First Wave Classic New Wave and Alternative rock
Lithium 1990s alternative rock, Grunge
Sirius XMU Indie / College / Unsigned
Alt Nation Alternative rock
Octane Pure hard rock
Ozzy's Boneyard Classic hard rock
Hair Nation Glam Metal
Liquid Metal Heavy metal and Hardcore
Faction Punk rock, Hip hop, Heavy metal, and Hard rock
The Joint Reggae

Hip hop/R&B

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Hip-Hop Nation Modern Hip hop
Shade 45 Progressive Hip hop
BackSpin Classic Hip hop
The Heat Pop and R&B This XM channel was added to Sirius on November 12, 2008, replacing Hot Jamz
Heart & Soul R&B
Soul Town Classic Soul
The Groove Classic R&B

Electronic/Dance

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
BPM Dance hits
Electric Area Classic Dance and Upbeat Music
Sirius XM Chill Chill out music
Studio 54 Radio Disco

Country

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Willie's Roadhouse Classic Country Hits/Willie Nelson's Traditional Country Was formerly two channels Jordan Boothmans place and The Roadhouse
Prime Country Country from the 1980s, 1990s and early 2000s
The Highway Modern Country Music
Outlaw Country Outlaw country
Bluegrass Junction Bluegrass

Christian

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
The Message Contemporary Christian
Praise Gospel
enLighten Southern Gospel

Jazz, Blues, & Standards

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Watercolors Smooth Jazz
Real Jazz Traditional Jazz
Spa New Age
Escape Beautiful Music
B. B. King's Bluesville Blues
Siriusly Sinatra Standards and Swing
On Broadway Showtunes

Classical

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Metropolitan Opera Radio Opera
Sirius XM Pops Popular classical
Symphony Hall Classical music

Family & Health

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Kids Place Live
Radio Disney Children's
Sirius XM Book Radio Books & Drama
Doctor Radio Health and medical information
Radio Classics Old Time Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.

Sports

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
ESPN Radio Sports Talk
ESPN Xtra Sports News
Mad Dog Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Sirius NFL Radio Sports Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Sirius NASCAR Radio NASCAR Racing and Talk
Sirius XM College Sports Nation Sports Talk
Sports Play-by-Play 1 Sports Talk and Play-by-Play
Sports Play-by-Play 2
Sirius XM FC Soccer Talk & Play-By-Play
ESPN Deportes Radio Sports

Comedy

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Comedy Central Radio Comedy
The Foxxhole Jamie Foxx's channel
Blue Collar Comedy Comedy
Laugh USA Comedy Was titled "Cracked-Up Comedy" until September 29, 2005. Formerly titled "Laugh Break" until November 12, 2008.
Raw Dog Stand-up comedy Stand-up comedy and Jim Breuer's daily show

Entertainment

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Howard 100 Howard Stern’s channels Howard Stern Show live in the morning. Repeats the The Howard Stern Show all day.
Howard 101 Featuring a delayed broadcast of The Howard Stern Show, Stern Show Shuffle and other comedy shows.
Radio Sex Adult entertainment Replaced The Playboy Channel in March 2013
Indie Talk Radio Hot talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. On November 17, 2008 the channel dropped the Maxim Radio name and was renamed Sirius Stars too. Once again renamed Indie Talk Radio in March 2013
Entertainment Weekly Radio Pop Culture News and Reviews
Sirius XM Stars Talk
SIRIUS OutQ Gay/Lesbian Entertainment
Sirius XM Urban View African-American talk

Talk, News, & National Public Radio

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
CNBC Financial News Television audio simulcast
Bloomberg Radio Simulcast of WBBR in New York City, NY.
Fox News Channel News Television audio simulcast
CNN
HLN
MSNBC
BBC World Service
NPR Now NPR programs arranged specifically for SIRIUS
P.O.T.U.S Political talk
SIRIUS XM Patriot Conservative Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Sirius XM Left Liberal Talk Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Road Dog Trucking Trucking talk
The Power African-American Talk
CNN en Español News
CBC Radio One Canadian news and information Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast.
Première Plus Canadian news and information

Religion

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
The Catholic Channel Catholic Lifestyle Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
EWTN Global Catholic Network Catholic programming
FamilyTalk Christian Sermons & Talk Radio Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.

Latin, French, Canadian, & International

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Caliente Tropical/Latin pop
Iceberg Radio Canadian Adult Alternative
CBC Radio 3 Canadian Indie Music Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast.
Espace Musique French Variety Music
L'Oasis francophone French Adult Contemporary
Latitude franco Global Chart Hits
Bande à part French Indie Music

Traffic/Weather

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Boston/Philadelphia/Pittsburgh 24/7 Traffic and Weather Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
New York
Atlanta/Baltimore/Washington DC Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Chicago/Detroit
Miami/Orlando/Tampa-St. Petersburg Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Dallas-Fort Worth/Houston/Phoenix Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Las Vegas/Minneapolis/St. Louis Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming. Las Vegas traffic & weather replaced Pittsburgh traffic and weather on September 26, 2006.
San Diego/San Francisco/Seattle Regularly scheduled programming on this channel is subject to preemption for live music and sports programming.
Los Angeles Also includes Variety Radio News updates
The Weather Network Satellite Radio Service Weather Updates Across Canada Content specifically created for Sirius Canada's satellite broadcast. Added to some U.S. receivers September 26, 2006.

Best of XM (Premium package)

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
Oprah Radio Self-help Talk
XM Public Radio Public radio
The Opie and Anthony Channel Opie and Anthony, Ron and Fez
NHL Home Ice National Hockey League talk & play-by-play
PGA Tour Network Live Tournament Coverage & Golf Talk
MLB Home Plate Major League Baseball talk
Sirius XM Fantasy Sports Radio Sports talk
Sports Play-by-Play NBA, NHL, and College Sports Play-by-Play

SIR / Only Available on Sirius Internet Radio

Name Format Notes Sirius satellite Sirius website Sprint Nextel
National Public Radio National Public Radio
Viva Latin Pop Hits
The Village Folk music
CineMagic Movie soundtracks
Sirius XM Limited Engagements Limited-run channels
Sirius XM Sports Nation 2 More sports talk
Sirius XM Bootlegs Exclusive live performances
Sirius XM Music Showcase Exclusive music
Sirius XM Comedy Showcase Exclusive comedy
Martha Stewart Living Radio Women's lifestyle programming
Rosie Radio Rosie Radio 24/7
Sirius XM Patriot Plus Conservative talk
Sirius XM Left Plus Progressive talk
TheBlaze Radio Conservative libertarian talk Added to SiriusXM internet radio on March 25, 2013
C-SPAN Radio U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs
Public Radio Exchange Public radio

Format changes

  • The Strobe - Was Disco until September 29, 2005.
  • Hot Jamz - Was Urban Contemporary until September 29, 2005.
  • Standard Time - Was "Standards" until September 29, 2005.
  • Rumbon - Was Caribbean Dance Music until September 29, 2005.
  • Sports extra - Was French language news until October 1, 2007.

Former channels

(Most recent changes on top)

  • Cosmo Radio - was touted as women talk radio (dropped on October 26, 2013).
  • World Radio Network - was "An international tour of the news from broadcasters worldwide" (dropped April 25, 2013).[1][2]
  • Martha Stewart Living Radio - was a variety of programming channel (dropped February 18, 2013).
  • Playboy Radio - was an uncensored adult content station (dropped on March 14, 2013).
  • Fox News Talk - conservative talk radio operated by the Fox Broadcasting Company (dropped on February 14, 2013).
  • Rumbon - was a Tropical/Reggaeton radio station (replaced by Caliente on November 12, 2008).
  • SIRIUS Disorder - was a Freeform/Eclectic radio station (dropped on November 12, 2008).
  • The Beat - Was a Top 40 Dance Hits station (Replaced by XM's BPM on November 12, 2008).
  • Sirius Super Shuffle - was an adult hits station (dropped from online service November 12, 2008).
  • Universo Latino - Universo Latino is a Spanish Pop radio station (dropped on November 12, 2008).
  • Boombox - Boombox was a Breakbeat and rock remix radio station on Sirius Satellite Radio and DISH Network, (dropped on November 12, 2008).
  • Hot Jamz - Hip-Hop and R&B (replaced by XM's The Heat on November 12, 2008).
  • E! Entertainment Radio - Entertainment news and Celebrity Gossip, (dropped on November 12, 2008).
  • Punk - Was a Punk and Ska radio station. On September 15, 2008, it was replaced with a 24-hour AC/DC channel.
  • Client 9 Radio - Talk channel ran from March 14, 2008 at 5:00 pm ET through midnight on March 17, 2008 to discuss the Eliot Spitzer scandal.[3]
  • LIME Radio - Healthy Lifestyle (dropped February 13, 2008).
  • Court TV Plus - Live trial proceedings (dropped January 1, 2008) -- channel now broadcasts "POTUS".
  • ABC News & Talk - News/talk and entertainment (dropped September 24, 2007).
  • Planet Jazz - Modern Jazz (dropped September 7, 2007).
  • The Who Channel - The Who music (dropped April 1, 2007).
  • Discovery Channel Radio - Discovery Channel programming (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Revolution - Christian rock (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • C-SPAN Radio - U.S. Government Hearings and Public Affairs. (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Sports Byline USA - Sports Talk (dropped February 14, 2007).
  • Rolling Stones Radio - All Rolling Stones music (dropped January 1, 2007).
  • PRI - Global Issues (dropped September 25, 2006).
  • BBC Mundo - News, (dropped September 25, 2006).
  • Classical Voices - Opera, (dropped September 25, 2006).
  • WSM Entertainment - Simulcast of 650 WSM in Nashville. Broadcast the Grand Ole Opry (dropped September 13, 2006).
  • Sirius RIGHT - Some programming from this channel was merged into Sirius Patriot (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Sirius Advice - Advice programming. Upon deletion, programs were added to other Sirius channels (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Mexicana - Played Regional Mexican music (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • EWTN Radio Catolica Mundial - Spanish language Catholic programming (dropped March 14, 2006).
  • Remix - Played exclusive remixes of modern dance music (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Wax - Featured remixed hip-hop (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Slow Jamz - Featured modern soft R&B (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Swing Street - Played swing music from the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Folk Town - Played contemporary and traditional folk music (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Hispanic Talk - Featured Spanish language talk radio (replaced with "ESPN Deportes" on December 1, 2005).
  • The Weather Channel Radio - Provided continual weather forecasts (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Wisdom Radio - Dedicated to new age thinkers and life improvement methods. Rebranded as "Lime" on September 29, 2005.
  • The Word Network - Featured Gospel music and urban ministries from a Protestant and Gospel perspective (dropped September 29, 2005).
  • Air America Radio - Featured liberal talk radio, mainly which were Air America personalities. Dropped in July 2005 when Air America went exclusively with XM Satellite Radio.
  • Vacation - Played island vacation music—replaced with "Radio Margaritaville" in June 2005.
  • Talk for Women (Our Time) - Featured women-oriented talk and entertainment programming (dropped May 2005).
  • Street Beat - Featured rap (dropped October 2004).
  • La Red Hispana - Featured news and talk programming in Spanish (replaced with "Hispanic Talk" in July 2004).
  • Planet Dance - Played mainstream dance music (replaced with "Area 63"—now Area—in July 2004).
  • Radio Deportivo - Featured sports programming in Spanish (dropped July 2004).
  • The Border - Played alternative country (replaced with "Outlaw Country" in April 2004).
  • Country Road - Played a mix of classic country and modern country (replaced with "Prime Country" in January 2004).
  • House Party - Played house music (dropped January 2004).
  • The Vortex - Played trance music (dropped January 2004).
  • Planet Rhyme - Featured international hip-hop (dropped January 2004).
  • Vista - Played chamber music (dropped January 2004).
  • Soundscapes - Played new age music (dropped January 2004).
  • SIRIUS Sessions - Played live music (dropped January 2004).
  • Sirius Entertainment - Featured programming about celebrities and the world of entertainment (replaced with "Our Time - Talk for Women" in January 2004).
  • A&E Satellite Radio - Featured programming from the A&E television network (dropped January 2004).
  • Radio Amigo - A Spanish language talk channel (dropped January 2004).
  • Radio Mujer - A Spanish language talk channel (dropped January 2004).
  • The Express - Old School/Funk R&B (dropped February 2003).

See also

  • List of XM Satellite Radio channels

References

External links

  • Official Sirius Radio Channel List
  • Official Sirius Canada Channel List
  • Official Dish Network Sirius Channel List
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