Netflix Is Launching a Comedy Radio Station
Netflix is launching its first audio-only channel that will broadcast snippets from the streaming platform’s comedy specials around the clock, in addition to other original content.
Netflix Is A Joke Radio will launch on April 15 and air on SiriusXM’s Channel 93.
The station will be home to highlights from a stable of talent including Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Bill Burr, Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle, Ellen DeGeneres, Gabriel Iglesias, Jerry Seinfeld, John Mulaney, Ken Jeong, Ricky Gervais, Sarah Silverman, Sebastian Maniscalco, Trevor Noah, Wanda Sykes, and more.
“Netflix Is A Joke Radio on SiriusXM will be an audio extension of our award winning stand-up comedy on Netflix,” said Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, in a press release via TechRadar. “We are thrilled to feature some of the greatest and funniest performers in the world with highlights from Netflix shows as well as original programming that further celebrates the art of comedy, and we are excited to do this in partnership with SiriusXM.”