When is the confirmed date when and which CC stations going away?

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  1. Satradiodude

    Satradiodude Active Member

    I did a serach before posting and did not see anything related to this:

    There have been rumors lately that CC is finally going byebye on the XM side and those that have SiriusXM radios. Now it seems official there are postings on XMFan as well the stations themselves are making announcements some are saying 8/1- i think there a total of about 10 stations that are CC based, so this could open up more bandwidth for stations to return from just internet only to satellite as well. CC promotes Iheart radio so why have them on SiriusXM anymore and use the xtra BW wisely.

    Anyone have any ideas or anyone from Sirius (joeepistonee) who is on the Siriusxm retention team can shead some light on it.

    It's not clear if some music channels on the CC side are staying or not- I guess we will know soon :)

    This could open up more 2.0 channels?
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  2. semipenguin

    semipenguin Bum Looker

    If they pay to be on SiriusXM, I have no issues with them on satellite radio :)
  3. microbob

    microbob Well-Known Member

    You'd have to pay me to listen to Clear Channel's garbage.
  4. Sirterp

    Sirterp Member

    From what I've heard, August 31st is the last day. I assume this would be for all of them.
  5. TSS Taylor

    TSS Taylor DRC Fan

    If you are looking for a quick fix on some Pop music some of those channels like KISS can be good. Just often more repetitive.
  6. SIRIUSaboutXM

    SIRIUSaboutXM DRC Special Contributor

    That's the date I've heard, but WSIX is saying end of July. We can only speculate, because SXM will not release any info on this matter until it happens. We should open another thread in programming to voice opinions on what we would like to happen vs what we think SXM will do.
  7. kryptonite

    kryptonite Well-Known Member

    Bring back:
    1) Super Shuffle
    2) Planet Jazz
    3) There was another one but I forgot. :eek:
  8. goreds2

    goreds2 Well-Known Member

    The MIX?
  9. IdRatherBeSkiing

    IdRatherBeSkiing This space for rent

    That was a CC channel.
  10. goreds2

    goreds2 Well-Known Member

    Why did kryptonite make that comment in a CC thread?? :clueless:

    (just sayin' :boxing:)
  11. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    I would think it would be easier to replace music with existing channels on internet or xtra channels or automating new ones. Talk sounds harder losing like coast to coast and Fox Sports. I would think SXM would be creating a new Talk and Sports channel right now if they needed to be replaced. How about adding all the ESPN's: Chicago, Los Angeles, Dallas with the main broadcast.

    I guess we are assuming CC channels would be replaced
  12. SIRIUSaboutXM

    SIRIUSaboutXM DRC Special Contributor

    Agreed- I think that's why SXM has been previewing those channels on sats: Fly, R&R HoF and this week will be the 3rd preview of R,W & Booze(this time on Ch 111) and the 2nd preview of Pink Floyd Channel(midnight on Ch 27)
  13. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    And bring back The Village. I just slept through most of the Mary Sue Twohy show on the Bridge.
    Aren't there like a total of 10 Clear Channels on SXM.
  14. Satradiodude

    Satradiodude Active Member

    I think all the CC's are:
    (Someone correct me if not correct)

    11- KIIS
    12- Z100
    13- LITE-FM
    242-SIXX SENSE
    246-TALK RADIO
  15. microbob

    microbob Well-Known Member

    Art Bell may be making a return to radio possibly on SXM so there could be more than just music replacing CC's bandwidth.
  16. drfreeman777

    drfreeman777 Active Member

    a coast to coast AM like channel would be very good !
    Last edited: Jul 21, 2013
  17. SIRIUSaboutXM

    SIRIUSaboutXM DRC Special Contributor

    You might get your wish- Art Bell is preparing to make a big announcement on social media.
  18. goreds2

    goreds2 Well-Known Member

    **** I listen everyday at work ***

    Please do not take away Dave Ramsey. :bigcry:
  19. MadisonRadio1

    MadisonRadio1 MadisonRadio

    I'm a late niter. I'm done with my work shift around midnight. Art Bell would be great programming.
  20. microbob

    microbob Well-Known Member

    Keep an eye on artbell.com or @artbell51 on twitter
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