XM Debuts 'Public Radio Channel'

XM Debuts 'Public Radio Channel'
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XM Satellite Radio launched the XM Public Radio channel (XM Channel 133) Sept. 1. The channel features programs from Public Radio International and its station partners Chicago Public Radio and WGBH Boston; American Public Media, the national production and distribution branch of Minnesota Public Radio; and Boston public radio station WBUR.
XM Public Radio will feature public radio programs such as, This American Life, Michael Feldman's Whad'Ya Know?, Garrison Keillor's The Writer's Almanac, Speaking of Faith, On Point, and Only a Game, among others.
In addition, The Bob Edwards Show, created at XM, is scheduled to debut on Oct. 4.


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