Election Night 2016: Join SiriusXM for an unprecedented level of coverage

From the left, right, center and everything in between, this is your one stop shop for all things 2016.

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November 1, 2016

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky (left); AP Photo/Julio Cortez (right)

The nation will pick a new president on Nov. 8, but you don’t need to pick a new place for the same great election coverage.

Since the start of the 2016 election cycle, SiriusXM has been on the ground, giving you a front row seat to all of the political action.

On Election Night, SiriusXM will offer an unprecedented level of coverage across a wide range of channels to fit your needs. From the left, right, center and everything in between, this is your one stop shop for all things 2016.

Some of the SiriusXM hosts weighed in on the top issues driving people to the polls this election day.

Political junkies will be able to hear results and analysis from top political minds on SiriusXM Patriot (Ch 125), POTUS (Ch.124), and Progress (Ch. 127), which will extend live programming throughout the overnight hours. In addition to SiriusXM’s original channels, cable news fans on the road won’t have to miss a second of special coverage via SiriusXM’s suite of news channels including CNN, Fox News, Fox News Headlines 24/7 and MSNBC (Chs. 114-118).

Patriot (Ch. 125)

SiriusXM Patriot’s David Webb, Andrew Wilkow and Alex Marlow from Breitbart News will share primetime hosting duties, featuring live reporting, special guests, and analysis. Cam Edwards of Cam & Company from NRA News.com and Tom Rose of SiriusXM’s Bauer & Rose program will continue live coverage through 6 am ET, where they’ll deliver breaking news on races too close to call and be a sounding board to discuss election results.

POTUS (Ch. 124)

Starting at 6 pm ET on SiriusXM POTUS, journalists Julie Mason and Tim Farley will share hosting duties throughout the night, including up-to-the-minute dispatches from embedded reporters Jared Rizzi and Tom Basile at Clinton and Trump election headquarters. Rick Ungar, co-host of SiriusXM’s Steele & Ungar and senior political contributor at Forbes, will also report live from a bi-partisan watch party in the critical battleground state of Ohio.  POTUS remains live throughout the overnight hours to welcome listener calls and reaction.

Progress (Ch. 127)

SiriusXM Progress features primetime coverage with Michelangelo SignorileMark Thompson and Nomiki Konst. Ari Rabin-Havt, host of SiriusXM’s The Agenda, will report live from Clinton headquarters. Coverage continues throughout the overnight with special programming hosted by Touré, Joe Subday and Linda Sarsour, taking Progress listeners through breaking news and offering the opportunity for instant reaction.

Urban View (Ch. 126)

Urban View (Ch. 126) will also present special coverage from 8 pm – 1 am ET. Political scientist and host Dr. Wilmer Leon will update listeners with the latest election results and news from the candidates’ camps, while also speaking with guests and callers about their reactions to the results and opinions about the country’s future.

Insight (Ch. 121)

Those looking for the latest results mixed with a healthy dosage of wit will find their needs met on SiriusXM Insight (Ch. 121). From 6 pm – 1 am ET, Mock The Vote!  Live commentary, games shows, election results from some of the least qualified people in the business.  Pete Dominick, John Fugelsang, Dean Obeidallah, TV’s Frank and many other hilarious guests.  Our nightmare is almost over and we are going to cover it with 6 feet of dirt.

Comedy Greats (Ch. 94)

Over on Ch. 94, Comedy Greats becomes F* Politics once again, where you can call in to vent all your frustrations on the election or life in general to Donald Trump (impersonator J-L Cauvin), get your mojo on with Mojo Nixon, who will be live from 8 – 10 pm ET, and let your rage out with Nick DiPaolo’s DiPaolotics, the Liberal Rednecks, and much more!

Comedy Central Radio (Ch. 95)

The Daily Show is live with special election night coverage! You can hear Trevor Noah’s take on the race from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET.

Radio Classics (Ch. 148)

SiriusXM’s Radio Classics (Ch. 148) will also offer its fans a special election-themed treat. The channel will reach into the Golden Age of Radio vault to air Gracie for President, starring George Burns and Gracie Allen. In 1940, the duo staged a mock election in which Gracie would actually “run” for president against President Eisenhower. SiriusXM will resurrect these classic episodes on the Saturday before Election Day, with back-to-back episodes running from 8 pm – 12 am ET and on Election Night from 6 pm – 8 pm ET.


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Photo Credit: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky (left); AP Photo/Julio Cortez (right)