Andy Cohen's SiriusXM channel announces first guests, launch date (Exclusive)
Andy Cohen's new SiriusXM venture is set to debut with a litany of stars.
Cohen, known for producing the Real Housewives franchise and hosting Bravo's Watch What Happens Live, launches his satellite radio channel Radio Andy on Sept. 14, featuring shows that Cohen will host and oversee.
He will host Andy Cohen Live, a two-hour show, in which he discusses what he's currently obsessing over, which may include stories in the news or entertainment worlds. His guest for the Sept. 14 premiere will be Carol Burnett.
Another program hosted by Cohen is Deep & Shallow with Andy Cohen, in which he interviews Hollywood notables. Guests in the show's first month include Madonna, Connie Britton, Nile Rodgers, Christina Hendricks, Reba McIntire, Debra Messing, Laverne Cox, Bill Hader, RuPaul, Judd Apatow and numerous others.
The channel's other programming includes live, daily shows hosted by comedian Sandra Bernhard, former N*Sync member Lance Bass and fashion and lifestyle personality Bevy Smith.
"SiriusXM has given me the ultimate in uncensored creative freedom: a 24/7 channel to do whatever I want with whomever I choose," says Cohen, who points out he's "thrilled" that his channel is at the radio home of Howard Stern. "I've spent the last few months putting together an amazing lineup of creative and talented personalities with more to come."
SiriusXM president and chief content officer Scott Greenstein praises the channel as "the ultimate extension of Andy Cohen's vast pop culture sensibility that spans beyond celebrities, TV, music, art and much more. Now, fans will hear directly from Andy and his handpicked hosts about their pop culture obsessions, live and uncensored."
The full lineup for the channel, which can be heard on SiriusXM channel 102, is below.
Deep & Shallow with Andy Cohen
Monday--Friday, 7:00 am ET/PT
An interview series with one-on-one conversations between Andy and celebrities, newsmakers and iconic names in entertainment. The daily show will feature interviews with Madonna, Nile Rodgers, Reba McIntire, Debra Messing, Laverne Cox, Bill Hader, Judd Apatow, Adam Lambert and many more. Deep & Shallow will be rebroadcast throughout the day.
Andy Cohen Live
Monday's, 10:00 am--12:00 pm ET
A weekly two hour live interactive show, during which Andy Cohen will talk about all of his current obsessions, including what's happening in the world of pop culture and news. Andy will be joined by guests including celebrities and friends. Subscribers will have the opportunity to call in to the show.
[Tuesday's 7:00 -8:00 pm ET]
A weekly music show hosted by Andy Cohen that will feature some of Andy's favorite musical divas.
Andy's Utopia Ten
Friday's 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET
[Radio Andy will rebroadcast Andy Cohen's countdown show on SiriusXM's Utopia channel.]
Monday--Friday, 12:00 pm--1:00 pm ET
The live daily show will be entertaining, uncensored and unpredictable discussions on topics curated by Sandra Bernhard's varied and broad range of interests with her trademark intelligence and sharp humor. Bernhard will talk about everything from sports, music and artists that she loves, food, travel, history, Judaism, politics, art, fashion, "American oddities" and more. Bernhard will be joined by celebrity friends, including musicians, sports figures, designers and other special guests.
Monday--Friday, 6:00--7:00 pm ET
Bevy Smith, TV personality, lifestyle expert and social media raconteur, will be live on the air each day giving it to listeners straight, no chaser. Forget the status quo, polite conversations and formalities, Bevelations is about sharing what her listeners really want to hear about pop culture, women's issues, dating and sex, music and fashion!
Dirty Pop with Lance Bass
Monday--Friday, 4:00--6:00 pm ET
TV personality and former member of 'NSync, Lance Bass will host a new version of his Dirty Pop SiriusXM radio show live from New York City. Bass will talk about gossip, pop culture, music and will be joined by celebrity friends.
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