SiriusXM and FOX News today announced the launch of FOX News Headlines 24/7, a new national headline news service and full-time satellite radio channel produced by a dedicated team of FOX News journalists and contributors. The channel, part of a multi-year agreement, will launch in the fall of 2015 to all SiriusXM subscribers on channel 115.
Staffed 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year, FOX News Headlines 24/7 on SiriusXM will deliver the day's top stories at any time. FOX News Senior Vice President of News Jay Wallace will oversee operations of the new channel, in addition to his current responsibilities managing news at FNC.
Utilizing the resources of FOX News, FOX Business Network, FOX News Radio, Foxnews.com, and Foxbusiness.com the new channel will be continuously updated with headlines, breaking news, on-scene reporting, business news, politics, entertainment, sports, and more. SiriusXM listeners will be able to access breaking news throughout their day wherever they listen to SiriusXM, whether in the vehicle, or via the SiriusXM app or online at siriusxm.com.
In commenting on the announcement, FOX News Chairman & CEO Roger Ailes said, "By creating this new news offering, we're aiming to provide FOX News viewers and satellite radio subscribers the opportunity to stay informed with the latest headlines and breaking news from the network they have come to rely on and trust."
Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM, added, "We are excited to expand our relationship with FOX News to include this original and exclusive channel. FOX News has the credibility and expertise to develop a channel unlike anything else in radio. It will deliver timely, valuable information that allows our listeners to immediately get caught up on the latest news, no matter where they are. With so much happening in the news cycle, the channel's dedicated teams of broadcasters will keep our subscribers updated around the clock. FOX News Headline 24/7 will produce a news channel that no competitor can match."
FOX News and SiriusXM already broadcast three dedicated satellite radio channels, including: FOX News Channel, featuring an audio simulcast of the most watched cable news network, on channel 114; an audio simulcast of FOX Business Network on channel 113; and FOX News Talk on channel 450, which offers opinion programming from popular FOX News personalities such as Brian Kilmeade, Alan Colmes, John Gibson and Tom Sullivan.