SiriusXM adds Australian Football League matches, weekly show with Eddie McGuire to sports lineup
NEW YORK – June 2/3, 2020 – SiriusXM announced today that it is adding Australian Football League programming to its sports lineup for the first time ever, featuring a new exclusive show hosted by Australian media icon Eddie McGuire, as well as play-by-play broadcasts of an AFL Match of the Week.
Aussie Football Rules America with Eddie McGuire will debut June 4th and will air every Thursday from 6:00-7:00 pm ET, recapping the previous week’s AFL action and looking ahead at the exciting matches in the weekend ahead.
“Eddie is an icon in sports and entertainment in Australia, and with his history in the sport and knowledge of the game, he’s the perfect host for our first show dedicated to Australian Rules Football,” said Scott Greenstein, SiriusXM President and Chief Content Officer. “Aussie Football Rules America will be entertaining and informative, and we’re very excited to present it along with AFL matches on our air for the first time. No matter where AFL fans are from, they can stay connected with the game and their teams. We look forward to introducing this great sport to more fans in North America.”
Aussie Football Rules America with Eddie McGuire and AFL matches will air nationwide on SiriusXM’s exclusive Dan Patrick Radio channel, which is available on SiriusXM radios (channel 211), online at SiriusXM.com and on the SiriusXM app for connected devices and speakers.
Aussie Football Rules America with Eddie McGuire is produced in Melbourne, Australia by JAMTV Australia.
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