Enjoy extra helpings of music, sports & talk programming throughout Thanksgiving week

Celebrate with your favorite SiriusXM channels and a delicious lineup of specials featuring tunes, touchdowns, and much more.

Jackie Kolgraf
November 24, 2020

This Thanksgiving, SiriusXM is serving up music, talk, football, and comedy specials for every taste. Tune in to practice gratefulness with Hoda Kotb, laugh out loud with classic Robin Williams sets, look back on 2020 with Ozzy, hang with LL COOL J, and much more. With cross-genre programming like this, you’ll want to come back for seconds all weekend long.


Get Your Football Fix
On Thanksgiving Day, get ready for all of the Turkey Day games by tuning in to Airing It Out with Shae Peppler and Charlie Weis at 9am ET on SiriusXM NFL Radio (Ch. 88). Then stay tuned, to hear the Texans-Lions matchup at 12:30pm ET, followed by the Cowboys-Washington Football Team game at 4:30pm ET and a postgame special with Lance Medow and Brad Hopkins until 11pm ET. Plus, don’t miss college football action on November 27 as ESPNU Radio (Ch. 84) airs the Iowa State-Texas at 12pm ET, Notre Dame-North Carolina at 3:30pm ET, and Oregon-Oregon State at 7pm ET.
Dive Into the History of Thanksgiving Football
For his brand-new SiriusXM podcast, Chris “Mad Dog” Russo is exploring the years-long relationship between Thanksgiving Day and the NFL. Get a helping of history during Digging Up the Past with Chris “Mad Dog” Russo anytime.


willie's roadhouse family dinnerJoin Willie Nelson’s Virtual Family Dinner

Gather round for a Virtual Family Dinner with his daughter Paula Nelson, and her fellow Willie’s Roadhouse hosts Jeannie Seely and Dallas Wayne at SiriusXM Willie’s Roadhouse (Ch. 59) on Thanksgiving Day at 12pm and 6pm ET. Tune in for an hour of holiday dinner table storytelling and questions from a virtual audience of SiriusXM subscribers. Plus, catch a world-premiere of two new recordings from Willie and Paula Nelson. Hear rebroadcasts on November 27 at 7pm ET, November 28 at 9am and 2pm ET, and November 29 at 4pm and 8pm ET.

Reminisce with Ozzy Osbourne and Billy Morrison

Enjoy an all-new episode of Ozzy Speaks on Ozzy’s Boneyard (Ch. 38). For an hour, hear Ozzy Osbourne and close friend Billy Morrison discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly of 2020 while playing some of their favorite hard and heavy classic rock. Listen on November 25 at 2am, 10am, and 8pm ET; Thanksgiving Day at 7am, 2pm, and 9pm ET; and November 27 at 5am, 4pm, and 5pm ET.

Mix Up Your Thanksgiving Day

Experience a 90-minute Thanksgiving Mixdown on LL COOL J’s Rock The Bells Radio (Ch. 43) on Thanksgiving Day at 10am ET. Hear exclusive mixes from some of hip-hop’s best DJs, including Skratch Bastid, DJ Charlie Chase, DJ Tat Money, DJ Steve1der, Mixmaster Ice, and more!

Hang Out at the Kids’ Table

In the Featured Flavor series on Kids Place Live (Ch. 78, listen to a delicious hour of beloved songs about food anytime here. And no matter your Turkey Day plans, CarTunes & Cranberry Jams returns with an all-day music marathon on Thanksgiving Day, featuring songs about family, food, and more, along with kids telling their best food jokes.


Practice Gratitude with Hoda

Join Hoda for The Hoda Show: Reflections, Gratitude, and Thanks on TODAY Show Radio (Ch. 108). Watch guests like author and motivational speaker Glennon Doyle, writer and podcaster Jay Shetty, actor Michael J. Fox, and Little Big Town’s Kimberly Schlapman share inspirational stories.

Remember Thanksgivings Past

The Bennington Show on Faction Talk (Ch. 103) will look back at the past five years of their annual Thanksgiving celebrations on November 25 at 2pm ET, Thanksgiving Day at 2pm ET, and November 27 at 2pm ET. The special will feature performances from Naughty By Nature and Chris Barron of the Spin Doctors, as well as appearances by Dave Attell, Sal Vulcano, Big Jay Oakerson, Dan Soder, Bonnie McFarlane, Judah Friedlander, and more.

Go Back to Simpler Times

Turn the dial to Radio Classics (Ch. 148) during Thanksgiving week for holiday-themed episodes of classic radio shows, including Jack Benny Show, Abbott & Costello, Phil Harris and Alice Faye, and Bergen and McCarthy. On November 27, enjoy a Joe Friday Black Friday marathon, named for the famous lead character of Dragnet, from 6am to 12pm ET and 2pm to 8pm ET.

Get Down to Business

With health and safety concerns top of mind, how will the Covid-19 pandemic impact consumer spending and shopping patterns? Wharton Business Daily on Business Radio (Ch. 132) will kick off the holiday shopping season with an in-depth look at what you can expect on Black Friday. Hear the special on November 25 at 11am ET and November 27 at 10am ET. Randi Zuckerberg will also dedicate the November 25 episode of Randi Zuckerberg Means Business to breaking down Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Giving Tuesday during this pandemic at 12pm ET.


Save Room for Belly Laughs

The Bonfire Week on Raw Dog Comedy (Ch. 99) will continue through Thanksgiving weekend with comedy specials from Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder. Tune in at the times below!

  • November 25 at 2pm and 10pm ET – Big Jay Oakerson’s Live at Webster Hall
  • Thanksgiving Day at 2pm and 10pm ET – Dan Soder’s Son of a Gary
  • November 27 at 2pm and 10pm ET – Big Jay Oakerson’s Crowd Work Sessions
  • November 28 at 10am ETThe Bonfire Week Marathon
  • November 29 at 5pm ETThe Bonfire Week Marathon

jeff and larrys comedy roundup show logoBe Thankful For Comics Marathon Special

During the Thankful For Comics Marathon Special on Jeff & Larry’s Comedy Roundup (Ch. 97), Larry will take a look back at some of his favorite comedy guests from this year on Thanksgiving Day at 12pm ET and November 29 at 3pm ET. Guests will include Jeff Foxworthy, Jamie Kaler, Dusty Slay, Greg Warren, and Tammy Pescatelli.

she's so funny show logoSafely Leave Your Bubble

Not spending the holiday with family this year? For a peek into another family’s Thanksgiving experience, listen to A Soltanovich Thanksgiving on She’s So Funny (Ch. 771) with comedian Kira Soltanovich on Thanksgiving Day at 10am and 8pm ET.

Give Thanks to a Comedy Legend

This Thanksgiving, Comedy Greats (Ch. 94) will honor one of the greatest comedic minds of our time — Robin Williams — with a special called Thank You, Robin. SiriusXM will celebrate his legacy with a three-hour block of specials that will span Williams’ storied career and follow his influential career — airing on Thanksgiving Day at 12pm and 3pm ETNovember 27 at 6pm and 9pm ET, and November 28 at 3pm ET.