While an estimated 180,000 new subscribers activated their Sirius Radio accounts on Christmas day, the day before Howard Stern’s new show went to air saw the lines jammed as subscribers scrambled to get themselves hooked up before the Monday morning broadcast. According to Howard Stern, some subscribers had been forced to wait up to [...]
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So Howard tells us that he’s married and Robin says that he owes her a million dollars after he said he’d never get married again on KROQ and she bet him a million dollars that he would. He asks everyone what they thought about his announcement and then he tells them all that he’s [...]
Nearly every entertainment show, be it on radio or TV, starts with a song or some kind of music. Launching Howard Stern’s brand new show free from the FCC was no exception. If you’re familiar with the theme music from 2001: A Space Odyssey then you would have easily recognised it through the [...]
Howard Stern disappeared from Canadian radio in September 1997 after the CRTC decided that the extremely edited version of his morning show breached broadcast standards but despite SIRIUS Canada not carrying Stern’s channels on their side of the border, some smart Canadians are signing up for the US service by submitting US billing addresses.
Greg Quill, [...]
When Howard Stern goes to air in a little over a week he will no longer have to worry about being disciplined by the FCC and as Debbie Schlussel points out in an entertaining read on frontpagemag.com, Stern is about to suffer the wrath of the Orthodox Liberal Left.
Schlussel, who recorded a pilot for XM [...]
iMedia Connection have an interesting article about how Howard Stern’s move to Sirius will boost subscriptions and make some interesting points about Stern’s move from terrestrial radio to satellite radio when compared with Opie & Anthony’s launch on XM.
Both shows have raised the FCC’s hackles and both are aimed at young to middle aged men.
Internet statistic analysis and tracking company Hitwise has reported that in the week ending December 17th, 2005 that searches containing the word “SIRIUS” were up 78 percent compared to the week before Thanksgiving (The week ending November 19) while the share of searches containing “XM” were only up 13 percent over the same period.
Visits to [...]