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  1. Liberty Media Raises Stake In SiriusXM Again To 48.8 Percent

    August 29, 2012 12:50 PM EDT John Malone's Liberty Media continues to slowly raise its stake in Sirius XM Radio. The satellite radio firm, led by CEO Mel Karmazin, reported in a regulatory filing late Tuesday that Liberty has bought additional stock to take its ownership ...

  2. Liberty Media Unveils New Plan to Take Control of Sirius XM Radio

    June 01, 2012 6:31 AM EDT John Malone's Liberty Media on Thursday filed details about its new plan to take control of satellite radio firm Sirius XM Radio over time by taking over its board. FCC Rejects Liberty Media's Request to Control Sirius XM Radio The plan ...

  3. FCC Rejects Liberty Media's Request to Control Sirius XM Radio

    May 04, 2012 8:50 PM EDT The FCC has dismissed a request made March 20 by Liberty Media to temporarily control Sirius XM Radio. Liberty, controlled by John Malone, had sought jurisdiction over the satellite radio company despite owning only enough convertible stock to tra ...

  4. Sirius XM Stock Impacted by Howard Stern Lawsuit

    March 24, 2011 8:16 AM EDT Wunderlich Securities analyst Matthew Harrigan on Wednesday downgraded his rating on shares of Sirius XM Radio and his target price on them following Howard Stern's lawsuit against the satellite radio company. In early trading, Sirius shares ...

  5. Howard Stern Sues Sirius XM, Claims He Was Stiffed On Stock

    March 23, 2011 7:20 AM EDT In 2004, before Howard Stern signed a blockbuster deal with Sirius Satellite Radio, he thought about retiring. Instead, he took a "significant risk" and went with Sirius. The moment is captured in a lawsuit filed today in New York Superi ...

  6. Sirius XM Growth Continued In Q3

    October 14, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Radio continues its strong subscriber momentum. The firm added 334,727 net subscribers in the third quarter, more than triple the customer gain of 102,295 in the year-ago period, the company said. It didn't comment on the status of ...

  7. Business Matters: YouTube, Howard Stern, People's Music and more

    September 07, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Opinion and analysis of the day's music news. YOUTUBE LOSES GERMAN COURT CASE -- In contrast to the protections YouTube is given in the U.S., the company lost a court case in Germany regarding user-uploaded videos of performances by the singe ...

  8. Sirius XM Eyes Stern Renewal

    August 04, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Sirius XM Satellite Radio hopes to have an update on the future of shock jock Howard Stern, whose contract is up at the end of this year, before its next earnings conference call, which is in about three months. "We hope that prior to the thi ...

  9. Sirius Creditors Threaten To Oust CEO: Report

    February 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST A group of Sirius XM Radio Inc creditors will seek to remove chief executive Mel Karmazin if the company chooses a bankruptcy filing over a deal with an investor that would let it stay solvent, the Wall Street Journal said. "Creditors will ac ...

  10. Sirius XM in talks with DirecTV, Liberty - Reports

    February 12, 2009 12:00 AM EST Sirius XM Radio Inc's chief executive Mel Karmazin has approached DirecTV Group Inc and Liberty Media in an effort to fend off bankruptcy as well as a bid by EchoStar Corp's Charlie Ergen, media reports said. The reports come as Sirius X ...

  11. Ergen Offers Troubled Sirius A Lifeline: Reports

    February 11, 2009 12:00 AM EST Satellite mogul Charles Ergen has offered to boost the capital and restructure the debt of Sirius XM Radio Inc, which has been preparing for a possible bankruptcy filing, newspapers reported. Ergen has offered to inject several hundred million dol ...

  12. Sirius Links Sonos

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio programming is now available on the Sonos in-home digital music system, without the need to add a satellite antenna. The programming is, instead, transmitted over the Internet. The Sonos system connects directly to the Inter ...

  13. Sirius Pays Stern $83 Million Stock Bonus

    January 09, 2007 12:00 AM EST Sirius Satellite Radio paid Howard Stern a bonus worth nearly $83 million on Tuesday (Jan 9) for surpassing subscriber goals set in a 2004 contract that had already turned heads with its $500 million compensation package. The freewheeling and riba ...

  14. Sirius Ends Year With +6 Million Subscribers

    January 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST Satellite radio service provider Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. said Tuesday (Jan 2) it grew its subscriber base to more than 6 million, roughly at the midpoint of a previous projection. Also, based on preliminary fourth-quarter financial results, Si ...

  15. Sirius Q3 Revs Soar, Subs Up 135%

    November 08, 2006 12:00 AM EST Revenue soared 150% to $167.1 million. Sirius Satellite Radio's total revenue soared 150% to $167.1 million during the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30, compared to the $66.8 million in revenue earned during the same period in 2005. Sirius ...

  16. CBS, Howard Stern Close To Settlement

    May 11, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Lawyers on both sides confirm. Lawyers on both sides of the CBS Corp. and Howard Stern breach of contract lawsuit said Wednesday they are close to a settlement. CBS lawyer Irvin Nathan told Judicial Hearing Officer Ira Gammerman, "We have an ...

  17. Battle Ends Between Sirius, Major Labels

    April 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI inks deal over S50 portable receiver. Sirius Satellite Radio’s fight with the major labels over its S50 portable receiver is over. EMI today became the fourth and final major to ink a deal with Sirius that allows for sales of controversial dev ...

  18. Sirius Surpasses XM On The Web

    April 12, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Web traffic up 188% compared to a year ago. Sirius Satellite Radio may lag behind XM Satellite Radio in subscribers, but its Web site is making up for it. Since Howard Stern joined Sirius in January, traffic to Sirius’ Web site surpassed XM’s, acc ...

  19. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  20. Sirius, Sony BMG Reach Agreement, Stock Rises

    March 21, 2006 12:00 AM EST Deals with UMG, Warner revealed last week. Sirius Satellite Radio says it has reached a licensing agreement with Sony BMG, which, on the heels of similar deals with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group , allays fears over Sirius’ portable ...

  21. CBS Radio Files Suit Against Howard Stern

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST As has been rumored, CBS Radio has filed suit against Howard Stern, his company One Twelve, Inc., his agent Don Buchwald, his agent's firm Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. and Sirius Satellite Radi As has been rumored, CBS Radio has fi ...

  22. CBS Radio Files Suit Against Howard Stern

    February 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST As has been rumored, CBS Radio has announced that it has filed suit against Howard Stern, his company One Twelve, Inc., his agent Don Buchwald, his agent's firm Don Buchwald & Associates, Inc. and As has been rumored, CBS Radio has an ...

  23. Study: Stern Fans' Interest In Sirius 'Softening'

    December 19, 2005 12:00 AM EST Expected Q4 totals lowered by 105,000. A new study by research firm Bridge Ratings says it has detected a "softening interest by Stern listeners" in the idea of following Howard Stern to Sirius Satellite Radio and plunking down money to ...

  24. Sirius To Launch All-Bruce Station

    October 25, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Commercial-free channel to bow Nov. 1. Serious fans of The Boss take note. Sirius Satellite Radio will launch a new, commercial-free channel devoted to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band beginning Nov. 1. The launch of the new channel, which ...

  25. Controversy On Eve Of Stern-Sirius Media Blitz

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT CBS rejected ad spot featuring Stern. The Howard Stern-Sirius Satellite Radio media blitz is about to begin. On his syndicated radio show Monday (Oct. 17), Stern said he’s girding for 6 weeks of press and media appearances, including Late Night Wi ...

  26. Sprint, Sirius Launch Wireless Radio Service

    September 13, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Wireless operator Sprint has launched a wireless radio service in partnership with Sirius Satellite Radio. Called Sirius Music, the service gives Sprint subscribers access to 20 commercial-free channe Wireless operator Sprint has launched a wirele ...

  27. BBC Radio 1 Joins Sirius Line-Up

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Continuing its aggressive licensing of media brand names, Sirius Satellite Radio has inked an agreement with BBC Radio International to broadcast the British network's modern music Radio 1 station. Continuing its aggressive licensing of media ...

  28. Stern Guest Subpoenaed in Probe of Sirius

    February 22, 2005 12:00 AM EST A regular guest on Howard Stern's syndicated radio show said he will testify Feb. 23 in a probe of trading of Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. shares, which surged last fall when Stern announced he was mov NEW YORK (AP) -- A regular guest on Howar ...

  29. Sirius To Add Billboard Data

    January 31, 2005 12:00 AM EST Billboard has agreed to provide Sirius Satellite Radio with weekly music chart rankings and other data. Details surrounding chart-topping songs and albums will be featured on Sirius news and entertain Billboard has agreed to provide Sirius Satelli ...

  30. Karmazin Quashes Sirius-XM Merger Rumor

    January 26, 2005 12:00 AM EST Sirius upbeat on 2005. Sirius upbeat on 2005. News ...

  31. Tuned In: Radio

    January 14, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. New ...

  32. Tuned In: Radio

    January 10, 2005 12:00 AM EST Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Ford will be offering Sirius Satellite Radio in its 2006 and 2007 model year vehicles. Read Marc Schiffman's column. New ...

  33. Sirius To Introduce Video Next Year

    January 05, 2005 12:00 AM EST Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. Just as consumers are getting used to listening to satellite radio, Sirius is asking them to take a look. One day before the official opening ...

  34. Mel Karmazin Joins Sirius As CEO

    November 18, 2004 12:00 AM EST The board of directors of Sirius Satellite Radio has named Mel Karmazin as CEO. He succeeds Joe Clayton, who will remain at the satellite broadcaster as chairman of the board. The board of directors of Sirius Satellite Radio has named Mel Karmazin ...

  35. BMG's Patrick Reilly Heads To Sirius

    November 10, 2004 12:00 AM EST BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump to satellite radio as senior VP of communications for Sirius. It is a new position for the company; Reilly will report to Scott Greenstein, Sirius presiden BMG bigwig Patrick Reilly is making the jump t ...

  36. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  37. Howard Stern Signs With Sirius

    October 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius has hooked the big one. In a bombshell announcement, the satellite radio broadcaster has inked syndicated "shock jock" Howard Stern to a five-year, multi-million-dollar deal beginning January 1 Sirius has hooked the big one. In a ...

  38. Sirius Promotes Kaplan Senior VP For Entertainment And Sports

    August 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio promotes Doug Kaplan to senior VP, business affairs and business development, for entertainment and sports. Sirius Satellite Radio promotes Doug Kaplan to senior VP, business affairs and business development, for entertainme ...

  39. Sirius Radio Tops 500,000 Subscribers

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). Satellite radio provider Sirius has reached the 500,000-subscriber benchmark, the company said today (July 14). "This is another m ...

  40. Sirius, EchoStar Join Forces

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT In a deal with EchoStar Communications that will enable users to hear its 64 commercial-free music channels on millions of TV sets, Sirius Satellite Radio last Thursday leapfrogged its lone competitor LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter)--In a deal wi ...

  41. Tuned In: Radio

    May 18, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Scott Greenstein brings film-industry experience to his new post at Sirius Satellite Radio. Read Marc Schiffman's column. Scott Greenstein brings film-industry experience to his new post at Sirius Satellite Radio. Read Marc Schiffman's c ...

  42. Sirius Names Two Presidents

    May 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executives to newly created president roles. Scott Greenstein is now president of entertainment and sports, and James E. Meyer is president of operations and sales Sirius Satellite Radio has named two executive ...

  43. More Chrysler Cars To Have Sirius Radios

    April 06, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Satellite company says move will add 500,000 users. Sirius Satellite Radio has extended its relationship with DaimlerChrysler, in a move that will see factory installations in 11 car lines for the 2005 model year. Sirius receivers will come instal ...