Sirius XM’s Hits is launching a new live afternoon show from its studios in the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles with two well known radio personalities at the helm.
“Hits 1 In Hollywood” will be hosted by Michael Yo, Tony Fly, and Symon weekdays from 7-10pm eastern/4-7pm pacific. Yo, who is currently a co-host of the syndicated television series The Insider and a stand-up comedian, previously spent 12 years at iHeartMedia CHR “Y100” WHYI Miami. Fly, best known for his long run at iHeartMedia CHR 101.3 KDWB Minneapolis, joins SiriusXM from afternoons at Cumulus Classic Hip-Hop “105 The Vibe” Minneapolis. Symon, the newcomer to radio, is a pop/R&B/house performer currently working on her debut album.
SiriusXM announced today the launch of a new daily show on SiriusXM Hits 1 starring comedian/television host Michael Yo, radio personality Tony Fly and singer Symon. Hits 1 in Hollywood, broadcasting live from the SiriusXM studios in Los Angeles, will officially expand the channel’s live broadcasts from coast to coast, as SiriusXM Hits 1’s The Morning Mash Up will continue to air live from New York City weekday mornings.
Hits 1 in Hollywood will launch on Tuesday, January 17 on SiriusXM Hits 1 live from the landmark Capitol Records Tower in Hollywood. The new daily show will feature today’s biggest hits in contemporary music, along with pop culture news, artist and celebrity interviews, and fast-paced fun during West Coast drive time.
“We are excited to add more live daily programming on our preeminent pop music channel Hits 1, the most influential pop channel in radio today. Hits 1 in Hollywood live from our L.A. studios will become a must listen for our audience from coast to coast and allow us even more access to the biggest celebrities and music stars,” said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
“I am so excited to be part of such an amazing company and to be heard nationally. Bringing the heart of Hollywood to Hits 1 on SiriusXM is a dream come true,” said Michael Yo.
The daily three hour show will premiere on Tuesday, January 17 at 4:00 pm PT on SiriusXM Hits 1, via satellite on channel 2 and through the SiriusXM app on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com. Hits 1 in Hollywood will air Monday—Friday, from 4:00 pm —7:00 pm PT.
Hits 1 in Hollywood will also be available via SiriusXM On Demand through the SiriusXM app for smartphones and other mobile devices and online.
Michael Yo is a stand-up comedian and entertainment and pop culture expert. Michael can be seen on CBS’ The Insider, covering the latest in celebrity news; as well as guest co-hosting CBS’ The Talk, and appearing regularly as a hot topic talker on The Wendy Williams Show.
Tony Fly, a veteran radio and TV host, has appeared on highly-rated radio programs in Austin, New Orleans, New York City and Minneapolis. He is the former host of late night Fox TV in Minneapolis.
Combining a bit of pop, R&B, and house, Symon breaks the boundaries and pushes the limits of self-expression. Symon is crafting her debut album, collaborating with some of the industry’s most exciting new up-and-coming songwriters and producers.
SiriusXM Hits 1 plays hit music from artists like Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, Justin Timberlake, Bruno Mars, Katy Perry, Adele, Twenty One Pilots and more. SiriusXM Hits 1 is also home to The Morning Mash Up, the live daily morning show hosted by Nicole Ryan, Stanley T and Ryan Sampson from the SiriusXM studios in New York.