The Action Network and SiriusXM Team Up for New Fantasy/Betting Sports Show
- "The Action Network on SiriusXM" debuts April 29 and will air every weekday morning on the SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio channel
- The show will combine sports betting insights and fantasy sports talk from The Action Network’s cast of experts and analysts
NEW YORK — April 24, 2019 — The Action Network and SiriusXM announced today that they are teaming up to launch a new national daily show that will deliver an entertaining and informative mix of sports betting insights and fantasy sports expertise for fans nationwide.
The Action Network on SiriusXM will air live every weekday morning (9:00-11:00 am ET) on the SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio channel starting Monday, April 29. The show will be hosted by and feature a rotating cast of The Action Network’s gambling analysts, including Darren Rovell, former MLB All-Star Paul Lo Duca, BlackJack Fletcher, golf journalist Jason Sobel, former NFL offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz, NBA experts Rob Perez and Matt Moore, and fantasy sports/gaming analysts Jonathan Bales, Peter Jennings and Chris Raybon.
“We’re combining The Action Network’s exceptional expertise with SiriusXM’s nationwide reach to deliver a show that meets the ever-growing appetite for meaningful data and analysis in the world of both sports betting and fantasy sports,” said Steve Cohen, SiriusXM’s SVP of Sports Programming. “We know that there is a lot of overlap when you look at who participates in both. This is a terrific and really one-of-a-kind show for those fans.”
“We’re thrilled to join SiriusXM’s innovative programming lineup,” said Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer of The Action Network. “The Fantasy channel is a great platform for our experts and analysts to provide sports fans new perspectives that help them win.”
On The Action Network on SiriusXM, listeners will hear hosts preview games and events by diving into the matchups and discussing potential outcomes in relation to point spreads, over/unders, prop bets, daily fantasy sports and more. Each show will also break down player performances and open the phone lines for fantasy sports players to call in for advice on roster decisions. Additionally, the hosts will analyze betting lines, discussing how fans can use data from sportsbooks to influence their fantasy decisions.
The SiriusXM Fantasy Sports channel is available to subscribers nationwide on SiriusXM radios (Sirius 210, XM 87), and those with streaming access can listen online, on-the-go with the SiriusXM mobile app and at home with a wide variety of connected devices, including devices with Amazon Alexa, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, PlayStation, Roku, Chromecast, Sonos speakers and more. Visit www.SiriusXM.com/FantasySportsRadio for more info.
About The Action Network
The Action Network is the market leader and most trusted source for sports fans, enhancing their betting and entertainment experience through original news, premium insights, betting tools, unrivaled data and odds. As a sports analysis and media company, the subscription-based service brings a unique lens to the world of sports, mixing premium content, proprietary technology and in-depth analytics. The Action Network conveniently offers subscribers everything they need to make informed and confident betting decisions while also providing unique and entertaining content for sports fans everywhere. The company is headquartered in New York City and was founded by The Chernin Group in October, 2017 through the acquisition and roll-up of Sports Insights, Fantasy Labs and the SportsAction app.
Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI) is the world’s largest audio entertainment company, and the premier programmer and platform for subscription- and advertising-supported audio products. With the recent addition of Pandora, the largest streaming music provider in the U.S., SiriusXM reaches more than 100 million people with its audio products. For more about the new SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.