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SiriusXM to Air Rosie O’Donnell’s New Talk Show ‘Rosie’ Debuting on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network

May 10, 2011

NEW YORK, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that it will air Rosie, Rosie O’Donnell’s forthcoming daily talk show debuting on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, marking the next chapter of SiriusXM’s relationship with the Emmy®-award winning talk show host, movie star, stand-up comedienne and bestselling author, which started in November 2009 with the creation of Rosie Radio.

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Rosie, launching Fall 2011 on OWN, will air on SiriusXM the same day it airs on OWN, with encore presentations airing later in the day.

Following her last live Rosie Radio show on June 1, SiriusXM will showcase great episodes of Rosie Radio throughout the summer on SiriusXM Stars, channel 107, and Rosie Radio’s 24/7 SiriusXM Internet Radio channel. These shows will feature a wide selection of Rosie’s SiriusXM interviews with compelling guests such as Howard Stern, Edward Norton, Liza Minnelli, Kristin Chenoweth, Lisa Kudrow, Shirley MacLaine, Cyndi Lauper, Macy Gray, Sarah McLaughlin and cast members of American Idiot and other acclaimed Broadway shows.

“Rosie Radio on SiriusXM represents one of the most meaningful experiences of my career, thanks in great part to the amazing listeners across the country who I consider my radio family,” said Rosie O’Donnell. “I’m thrilled they will continue to hear me every day on SiriusXM as this next chapter begins.”

“Rosie’s distinctive voice has had a powerful effect on listeners nationwide from her very first day on satellite radio,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM Radio. “We are more than delighted that her voice will continue to be heard on SiriusXM.”

Rosie will be produced by Harpo Studios in association with Rosie O’Donnell’s KidRo Productions, Inc., and SantaBu Productions. Page Hurwitz is the executive producer.

About Sirius XM Radio

Sirius XM Radio is America’s satellite radio company. SiriusXM broadcasts more than 135 satellite radio channels of commercial-free music, and premier sports, news, talk, entertainment, traffic, weather, and data services to 20.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM offers an array of content from many of the biggest names in entertainment, as well as from professional sports leagues, major colleges, and national news and talk providers.

SiriusXM programming is available on more than 800 devices, including pre-installed and after-market radios in cars, trucks, boats and aircraft, smartphones and mobile devices, and consumer electronics products for homes and offices. SiriusXM programming is also available at siriusxm.com, and on Apple, BlackBerry and Android-powered mobile devices.

SiriusXM has arrangements with every major automaker and its radio products are available for sale at shop.siriusxm.com as well as retail locations nationwide.

This communication contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as “will likely result,” “are expected to,” “will continue,” “is anticipated,” “estimated,” “intend,” “plan,” “projection,” “outlook” or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statement: our competitive position versus other forms of audio and video entertainment; our ability to retain subscribers and maintain our average monthly revenue per subscriber; our dependence upon automakers and other third parties; our substantial indebtedness; and the useful life of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and available at the SEC’s Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.

About OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK

A joint venture between Harpo, Inc. and Discovery Communications, OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK is a multi-platform media company designed to entertain, inform and inspire people to live their best lives. OWN debuted on January 1, 2011, in approximately 80 million homes on what was the Discovery Health Channel. The venture also includes the award-winning digital platform, Oprah.com. For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/own and www.press.discovery.com/us/own.

This communication contains “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such statements include, but are not limited to, statements about future financial and operating results, our plans, objectives, expectations and intentions with respect to future operations, products and services; and other statements identified by words such as “will likely result,” “are expected to,” “will continue,” “is anticipated,” “estimated,” “intend,” “plan,” “projection,” “outlook” or words of similar meaning. Such forward-looking statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are inherently subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are difficult to predict and generally beyond our control. Actual results may differ materially from the results anticipated in these forward-looking statements.

The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from the anticipated results or other expectations expressed in the forward-looking statement: our competitive position versus other forms of audio and video entertainment; our ability to retain subscribers and maintain our average monthly revenue per subscriber; our dependence upon automakers and other third parties; our substantial indebtedness; and the useful life of our satellites, which, in most cases, are not insured. Additional factors that could cause our results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements can be found in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010, which is filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) and available at the SEC’s Internet site (http://www.sec.gov). The information set forth herein speaks only as of the date hereof, and we disclaim any intention or obligation to update any forward looking statements as a result of developments occurring after the date of this communication.

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Media contacts:

SiriusXM
Hillary Schupf
Senior Director, Public Relations
212.901.6739
hillary.schupf@siriusxm.com

OWN: OPRAH WINFREY NETWORK
Wendy Luckenbill
VP, Communications
Wendy_luckenbill@own.tv
323.602.5566

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