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Jerry Seinfeld Joins Marriage Ref’s Tom Papa on Papa’s SiriusXM Show ‘Come to Papa’

May 6, 2011

NEW YORK, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) will present a special edition of Tom Papa’s exclusive four-week comedy series on Raw Dog Comedy, “Come to Papa,” with Jerry Seinfeld.

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“Come to Papa” with special guest Jerry Seinfeld will air on Friday, May 6 at 6:00 pm ET on Raw Dog Comedy, channel 99. The special will be rebroadcast on Saturday, May 7 at 4:00 pm ET.

SiriusXM listeners are invited to eavesdrop on two close friends as they reminisce about shared experiences, television adventures, cross country road trips and sources of their comedic inspiration. They will also hear Seinfeld’s recollection of a spontaneous congratulatory celebration from New York City fans the day after the final episode of Seinfeld.

“Come to Papa,” the four-week series on Raw Dog Comedy has featured comedians Colin Quinn and Nick DiPaolo and director/rock star Rob Zombie, sitting down with Papa for a casual, hour-long conversation about comedy, pop culture, relationships and more.

As a veteran standup comedian, Tom Papa was chosen by Jerry Seinfeld to host NBC’s The Marriage Ref. He has recorded two standup specials for Comedy Central and his next special is due later this year. Papa is also a regular on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien and Late Show with David Letterman. He most recently appeared in Steven Soderbergh’s The Informant with Matt Damon.

SiriusXM Raw Dog Comedy features uncensored comedy from the edge: classic comedy, the hottest new stand-ups and original shows. The channel features shows hosted by comedian Jim Breuer, the irreverent music host and musician Mojo Nixon, alternative comedy “championer” Mark Says Hi!, live morning host Sonny Fox, the smart and edgy Filip and Fredrik and others.

To view video excerpts of the Jerry Seinfeld/Tom Papa interview, including Jerry Seinfeld discussing the inspiration he received from The Beatles, please visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=PGyUMG22owk and Seinfeld’s new bit about tuxedos, please visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Ezs70eJiPU.

For more information on SiriusXM, please visit www.siriusxm.com.

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