SiriusXM has named a new senior vice president of comedy programming. Jack Vaughn will spearhead all of SiriusXM’s comedy programming. He will report to President and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein.
Vaughn joins SiriusXM from New Wave Entertainment, where he served as SVP of production and distribution. He was the creator of Comedy Central Records, the record label that was home to comedians such as Mitch Hedberg, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan, Dane Cook, Kevin Hart, Lewis Black, Daniel Tosh and Denis Leary among many others.
“We believe Jack’s experience will help create further opportunities to grow our comedy offering. His proven track record and key relationships in the comedy world make him an ideal executive to join SiriusXM,” said Greenstein.
SiriusXM’s comedy line-up of channels includes Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy’s “Jeff and Larry’s Comedy Roundup,” “Comedy Central Radio,” Jamie Foxx’s “The Foxxhole,” “Carlin’s Corner,” “Laugh USA,” “Comedy Greats” and “Raw Dog Comedy Hits.”