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XM Lineup Changes

New Lineup Programming Changes

On Wednesday, November 12 Sirius XM Radio will launch a new lineup that includes the merger of a number of duplicated music formats on both platforms. The following lists the changes listeners will expect to hear tomorrow.

Moved Channels
27 – Cinemagic (Moves To 76)
28 – On Broadway (Moves to 75)
52 – The Verge (Moves to 87)
78 – Escape (Moves To 28)
94 – Caliente (Moves To 85)
95 – The Joint (Moves To 86)
96 – Air Musique (Moves To 88)
97 – Sur La Route (Moves To 89)
110 – XM Classics (Moves To 78 as Symphony Hall)
112 – Vox (Moves To 79 as Metropolitan Opera Radio)
113 – XM Pops (Moves To 77 as Sirius XM Pops)
103 – Martha Stewart Living (Moves To 157)
104 – Sirius Nascar Radio (Moves To 128)
105 – Sirius NFL Radio (Moves To 124)
128 – Fox Business Radio (Moves To 136)
157 – Reach MD (Moves To 160)
243 – XM Scoreboard (Moves To 95)
244 – Canada 360 (Moves To 96)
245 – Quoi de Neuf (Moves To 125)
246 – Calender Sportif (Moves To 97)

Merged/Renamed Channels
The channels are merging with their Sirius counterpart.

10 – America becomes Roadhouse
12 – X Country becomes Outlaw Country
17 – US Country becomes Prime Country
23 – The Heart becomes Sirius XM Love
26 – Flight 26 becomes The Pulse
30 – XM Hitlist becomes Pop2K
43 – XMU becomes Sirius XMU
44 – Fred becomes 1st Wave
45 – XM Cafe becomes The Spectrum
46 – Top Tracks becomes Classic Vinyl
47 – Ethel becomes Alt Nation
48 – Squizz becomes Octane
49 – Big Tracks becomes Classic Rewind
54 – Lucy becomes Lithium
60 – Soul Street becomes Soul Town
62 – Suite 62 becomes Heart & Soul
66 – RAW becomes Shade 45
67 – The City becomes Hip Hop Nation
73 – High Standards becomes Siriusly Sinatra
116 – XM Kids becomes Kids Place Live
144 – XM Sports Nation becomes Mad Dog Radio
150 – XM Comedy becomes Raw Dog Comedy
155 – Take Five becomes Sirius XM Stars
162 – Sonic Theater becomes Book Radio

Added Channels
18 – Elvis Radio
27 – The Bridge (Debuts January 2009)
29 – BBC Radio 1
35 – Holly (Christmas Music until January 1)
41 – Hair Nation
51 – The Coffehouse
52 – Faction
55 – Radio Margaritaville
56 – Jam On
57 – Grateful Dead Channel
58 – E Street Radio
59 – Underground Garage
72 – The Spa
80 – Area
117 – The Catholic Channel
119 – Doctor Radio
120 – Special Event Channel
134 – NPR Now
135 – World Radio Network
148 – Blue Collar Comedy
149 – The Foxxhole
162 – Cosmo Radio

Removed Channels
2 – XMX
29 – UPop
41 – The Boneyard (Returns on 53 in January 2009)
65 – The Rhyme
72 – Beyond Jazz
76 – Fine Tuning
82 – The System
83 – Chrome
90 – World Zone
91 – Viva
92 – Aguila
93 – Caricia
98 – Ngoma
125 – The Weather Channel
162 – E! Entertainment Radio

Any remaining channels will be XM exclusive or will keep their name on Sirius.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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