SiriusXM To Launch Netflix Comedy Channel

Netflix Is A Joke SiriusXMNetflix is entering the audio realm.

The streaming video powerhouse has partnered with SiriusXM to launch a new comedy channel in January 2019. The channel, to be dubbed “Netflix Is a Joke Radio”, will utilize Netflix’s library of comedy specials and original programming. It will serve as a marketing tool to bring SiriusXM listeners to the Netflix platform.

Variety reports that some original programs developed for the channel will also be included.

In a brief blog post SiriusXM confirmed the reports with this brief statement:

Netflix and SiriusXM are teaming up on an all-new, exclusive comedy radio channel.

The new channel will include material from the Netflix stand-up catalog, which features the biggest names in comedy. SiriusXM will also broadcast comedy talk shows from Netflix plus additional original programming.

This partnership marks the first time Netflix, the home for A-list stand-up specials and high-profile comedic talk talent, will bring its content to an audio service.

Stay tuned for more information, including an official launch date.

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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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