SIRIUS XM Radio announced today that it will launch Star Wars Celebration Radio, a four-day channel that will broadcast live from Star Wars Celebration V at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL starting on Thursday, August 12 at 6:00 pm ET on SIRIUS channel 108 and XM channel 139.
Star Wars Celebration Radio will premiere on the first day of the official Lucasfilm event celebrating the popular Star Wars series. The limited-run channel will feature interviews with stars from the Star Wars films, as well as behind-the-scenes talent and celebrity fans. SIRIUS XM listeners will also be able to listen in on panel discussions live from the Orlando Convention Center.
“Star Wars has some of the most dedicated and passionate fans you will find anywhere and we are proud to give them their own radio station,” said Jeremy Coleman, Senior Vice President, Talk and Entertainment Programming, SIRIUS XM Radio. “Whether it is a play-by-play of droid races, a colorful account of Jedi Training, or just hearing Obi-Wan and Yoda on their radios, we know fans nationwide will be hooked.”
The Star Wars Celebration Radio channel will be hosted by SIRIUS XM Radio on-air personalities Raw Dog Comedy’s Mark Says Hi and Cinemagic’s Dave Zeimer.
Star Wars Celebration Radio will air Thursday, August 12 through Sunday, August 15 on SIRIUS channel 108 and XM channel 139 exclusively on SIRIUS XM Radio.