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Posted by Amanda DeCastro on November 21, 2013

The Paul Finebaum Show Coming to Sirius XM Beginning November 25

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Beginning Monday, Nov. 25, ESPN Radio’s The Paul Finebaum Show will be available on Sirius XM, part of the ESPN Xtra channel, no. 85, daily lineup. The four-hour program, which airs weekdays from 2 – 6 p.m. ET, made its ESPN Radio debut on August 12, 2013.

Paul_Finebaum_CLR_PosThe complete weekday lineup on ESPN Xtra (all ET):

12 a.m. – 10 a.m. SportsCenter

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Mike & Mike re-air

2 – 6 p.m. The Paul Finebaum Show

6 – 6:30 p.m. – Around the Horn (tape delayed from earlier that day)

6:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. Pardon the Interruption (tape delayed from earlier that day)

7 p.m. – 12 a.m. – ESPNEWS or event coverage

The Paul Finebaum Show, produced by ESPN Radio, showcases Finebaum’s compelling opinions and deep knowledge of the SEC as well as his interaction with his passionate callers, many of whom have followed him for years.

Paul Finebaum on ESPN

Since August 2013, Finebaum has appeared on a variety of other ESPN shows and outlets, including SportsCenter, College Football Live, College GameDay and in ESPN The Magazine. Starting in August 2014, when the SEC Network launches, a television simulcast of Finebaum’s radio show will anchor the network’s afternoon lineup.

About ESPN Audio

ESPN Radio, the country’s largest sports radio network, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPNRadio.com, and ESPN Podcasts comprise ESPN Audio.

ESPN Radio, which launched January 1,1992, provides more than 9,000 hours of talk and event content annually, reaching 24 million listeners a week on 450 nationwide stations, including more than 360 full-time affiliates and clearance in the top 25 markets with owned and/or operated FM stations in New York and Dallas, AM signals in Chicago and Los Angeles. ESPN Radio programming is also available on Sirius XM and via digital distributors Slacker Radio and Tune In.

ESPN Deportes Radio is the only all-sports Spanish radio network, and has 46 affiliates covering 72% of the Hispanic DMA with stations in the top 10 Hispanic markets, including owned and/or operated stations in New York and Dallas.

ESPNRadio.com is the most listened to live stream of any terrestrial broadcaster in the world — reaching more than 714,000 unique listeners per month who logged more than 95.3 million total listening hours in 2012, with 11.2 million session starts per month (source: Ando Media). ESPN Podcasts logged 188.8 million downloads in 2012 via the ESPN PodCenter and iTunes.

About The SEC Network

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have signed a 20-year agreement through 2034 to create and operate a multiplatform network which will launch in August 2014. The new network and its accompanying digital platform will air SEC content 24/7 including more than 1,000 events in its first year. The network will televise approximately 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s basketball games, 60 women’s basketball games, 75 baseball games, and events from across the SEC’s 21 sports annually. Programming will also include studio shows, original content such as SEC Storied, spring football games, signing day and pro days coverage. Hundreds of additional live events from various sports will be offered exclusively on the digital platform.

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