SiriusXM Sets Channel Revamp For July 17
SiriusXM is realigning portions of its channel lineup on Thursday, July 17 as it adds three new music formats and drops three existing channels from the satellite lineup.
“20on20” will be replaced on Channel 3 by “Venus“. The new station will focus on Rhythmic pop hits from the 21st Century with core artists including Beyonce, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Black Eyed Peas.
Moving from their internet only package to Channel 55 is “Utopia“. The format focuses on Dance Hits from the 90s and 2000s including Cascada, Daft Punk, Deborah Cox, Fatboy Slim, Janet Jackson, Kylie Minogue, Lady Gaga, Madonna, and Robyn.
Added on Channel 57 is “Y2Kountry“. The channel will feature Country hits from the 2000s.
In addition to “20on20“, Classical “SiriusXM Pops” on Channel 75 will be removed with its programming being merged into “Symphony Hall” Channel 76 and its own internet channel. Also being shifted online is Adult Sex Talk “Vivid Radio” Channel 102.
A number of channels are being moved to new locations as follows:
- 56 Willie’s Roadhouse to 59
- 59 The Highway to 56
- 84 ESPN Radio to 83
- 85 ESPN Xtra to 84
- 86 Mad Dog Radio to 85
- 104 Indie to 102
- 106 Stars to 109
- 109 OutQ to 106
- 110 Urban View to 126
- 128 Road Dog Trucking to 146
- 148 La Mezcla to 149
- 151 Aguila to 148
- Sirius 205/XM 121 Public Radio to 121
- Sirius 207/XM 211 NHL Radio to Sirius 211/XM 218
- 217 NBA Radio to Sirius 207/XM 86