‘The History of Howard Stern: Act III’ to Air Exclusively on SIRIUS XM Radio
NEW YORK, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that it will broadcast The History of Howard Stern: Act III, the highly anticipated third chapter of the original, exclusive radio documentary series that offers listeners a rare behind-the-scenes look at the life, career and achievements of Howard Stern. The History of Howard Stern: Act III will air from December 21 – January 1 on Howard 100 and Howard 101, Howard’s two exclusive SIRIUS XM channels.
The History of Howard Stern: Act III takes an in-depth look at the era when Howard is crowned “The King of All Media.” Pivotal moments of Howard’s life and career covered in Act III include the publication of his bestselling books Private Parts and Miss America (including the story of Howard’s secret meeting with Michael Jackson); the launch of the E! show, marking the first time the daily radio show was televised across the country; Howard’s run for governor of New York; the day Howard saved a caller from jumping off the George Washington Bridge; an all-star tribute to Sam Kinison; and much more.
The History of Howard Stern: Act III premieres on December 21 and airs through January 1 on Howard 100 and Howard 101–beginning at 6:00 am ET on Howard 100 and 6:00 am PT on Howard 101. The History of Howard Stern: Act III will air in 10 separate original parts, with one installment airing each day that week and encore performances all day, nightly and throughout the weekend. Howard 100 and Howard 101 are available on XM Radio as part of “The Best of SIRIUS” package and online at www.sirius.com.
The History of Howard Stern: Act III highlights include:
- Legendary song parodies and bits from the “golden” years at K-Rock including America’s “Boy With Horse Teeth” and Janis Ian’s “Seinfeld’s Girl is 17″
- Behind-the-scenes stories from Stern’s various television projects, including Butt Bongo Fiesta, New Year’s Rotten Eve and the original E! show, The Howard Stern Interview
- Early appearances from Stern Show favorites like Roseanne Barr, Jim Carrey, Conan O’Brien, Alec Baldwin, Tiny Tim and Pamela Anderson
- An in-depth look at the “Howard Stern For Governor” campaign and his political friendships with former Senator Al D’Amato, former Governor Christie Todd Whitman and former Governor George Pataki
- The chilling 1993 interviews with Robert Blake and OJ Simpson
- The interview that Jennifer Aniston doesn’t want you to hear…BEFORE she was a star
- Highlights from Howard’s television appearances on The Tonight Show, The Larry Sanders Show, Late Show with David Letterman plus his combative one-on-one with Tom Snyder
- Howard’s continuing war with the FCC
Narrated by Jim Forbes, the famed voice of VH1′s Behind the Music, The History of Howard Stern: Act III features extensive audio from Howard’s personal vault plus exclusive interviews and commentary from Howard, The Stern Show Staff, friends, family, former colleagues as well as the celebrities who have witnessed Stern’s meteoric rise to superstardom firsthand, including a rare interview with legendary late night host, David Letterman.
Other entertainers and Howard fans who contributed interviews include Alec Baldwin, Quentin Tarantino, William Shatner, Pamela Anderson, Richard Belzer, Howie Mandel, Gene Simmons, Richard Lewis, Gilbert Gottfried, Sandra Bernhard, David Brenner, Flavor Flav, former Governor Christie Todd Whitman, former Governor Jesse Ventura and others.
The History of Howard Stern: Act III is the ultimate journey of the man who redefined broadcasting.
Visit www.sirius.com/howardstern for a behind-the-scenes look at The History of Howard Stern: Act III. SIRIUS XM’s interactive show companion and timeline offers an overview of almost 50 hours of on-air programming, plus exclusive interviews from The Howard Stern Show staff, Howard’s family, as well as insight from some of the biggest names in entertainment. In addition, the site features exclusive photos and behind-the-scenes commentary from the producers of the epic series.
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