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ESPN Xtra
Broadcast United States
Canada
Frequency XM141
First air date 2008-02-04
Format Sports talk & news
Class Satellite Radio Station
Sister stations(s) XM 140
Affiliations ESPNews
Owner ESPN, Inc.
(Disney 80%/Hearst 20%)
Sister Stations XM 140
Website ESPN Xtra @ XM Radio

ESPN Xtra is a satellite radio station that combines the existing audio simulcast of ESPNews programs with sports talk programming produced by ESPN, most notably 3 local programs produced by ESPN Radio O&O stations. This channel is on XM 141.

The 3 shows added to the XM 141 lineup include The Michael Kay Show & The Max Kellerman Show both from WEPN & Galloway & Company from KESN (on a 4 hour delay). Bill Simmons' The B.S. Report podcast from ESPN.com is also aired on the new channel. In addition, the channel will air exclusive content to satellite radio throughout the year & will include live events such as the ESPY Awards & the X Games.

XM announced the addition of this channel on 2008-01-28. Sirius announced changes to it's audio simulcast of ESPNews, now called ESPN All Access, on 2007-12-11, but would not be adding any content announced for XM as it will be exclusive to XM.

In 2009-03-09, Max Kellerman was released from his WEPN contract after disputes over his show in @ the station. The Brandon Tierney Show will be airing in the time slot until a permanent show is in place.

LineupEdit

ET PT Show Network Notes
10 AM 7 AM The Brandon Tierney Show WEPN LIVE
12 PM 9 AM ESPNews ESPNews
3 PM 12 PM The Hot List LIVE (Monday - Thursday)
Bill Simmons' The B.S. Report ESPN.com Recorded originally as a podcast (Fridays only)
4 PM 1 PM The Michael Kay Show WEPN LIVE, hours 3-5
7 PM 4 PM Galloway & Company KESN Tape
10 PM 7 PM ESPNews Gametime ESPNews LIVE (Monday - Thursday)
Bill Simmons' The B.S. Report ESPN.com Replay (Fridays only)
11 PM 8 PM The Highlight Zone ESPNews LIVE
11:30 PM 8:30 PM ESPNews Gametime
12 AM 9 PM ESPNews Postgame
12:30 AM 9:30 PM ESPNews Morning Final

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