SiriusXM SIRI recently announced that it will be introducing critically-acclaimed programs and podcasts from WYNC Studios on its Insight Channel 121. The new content will be aired from Jan 9, 2017. WYNC Studios is one of the top producers in the field of on-demand audio.
The content by WYNC sees millions of downloads on a monthly basis and we expect it to further increase the popularity and subscriber base of SiriusXM. The content will include first run as well as archive editions of the program throughout the week.
Genres of the programs and podcasts will include comedy, economics, drama, media, and relationships to name a few. Some of the well-liked shows and podcasts that will be available include Freakonomics Radio, Snap Judgement, Radioload, Here’s the Thing hosted by Alec Baldwin, Death, Sex & Money, The New Yorker Radio Hour, Note to Self, On the Media, Only Human, 2 Dope Queens, Sooo Many White Guys, Great Debates and Sit-down with Alfred and Chris.
SiriusXM currently offers a host of exclusive shows such as Stand Up with Pete Dominick, Tell Me Everything with John Fugelsang, and The Dean Obeidallah Show. These shows will continue to run at their usual scheduled timeslots. The company’s Insight channel covers a range of issues such as news, education, technology, science, education, spirituality, arts and culture. The new content is expected to be substantially value accretive to the company’s already rich offering.
SiriusXM currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here. Other key players in the industry include like Alphabet Inc. GOOGL, Apple AAPL, and NTN Buzztime NTN.
We note that the company’s stock has outperformedthe Zacks categorized Media Industry over the past three months. The company gained 8.5% while the industry increased 7.86% over the same period.
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