09/27/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 09/27/2023 08:36
Popular sports talk personality teams up with SiriusXM's Mike Babchik to host new morning show on Mad Dog Sports Radio channel
NEW YORK - September 27, 2023 - SiriusXM announced today that it has signed popular national sports radio personality Damon Amendolara to be the new morning host on its exclusive 24/7 all-sports channel, Mad Dog Sports Radio.
Starting Monday, October 2, Amendolara will host The D.A. Show with Babchik, alongside longtime SiriusXM personality Mike Babchik, every weekday morning from 6-9 am ET. Mad Dog Sports Radio is available to SiriusXM listeners nationwide in their cars (channel 82) and on the SiriusXM app here: https://siriusxm.us/maddogsportsradio.
"I'm absolutely thrilled to join SiriusXM and Mad Dog Sports Radio," said Amendolara. "This is such an incredibly talented team to be part of. I can't wait for the 'D.A.-liens' and Mad Dog listeners to unite as I join Babs in the mornings. Let's get the laughs and energy rolling!"
"D.A. is one of the brightest stars in sports radio today," said Eric Spitz, SiriusXM's Vice President of Sports Programming. "He delivers a terrific blend of informative and thoughtful sports talk with creative, entertaining humor, which is what our listeners are looking for as they start their day. He and Babs will make a dynamic team as they lead off our programming each morning."
Since 2017, Amendolara has been the lead host of The D.A. Show, the morning show on the CBS Sports Radio Network, heard on over 150 radio stations across North America. Prior to CBS he hosted shows on local stations in Boston, Miami, Kansas City and Fort Myers, FL. He also served as the sideline reporter for Major League Soccer telecasts of the New England Revolution and he has been a contributor to the NFL Network, MLB Network, NFL Films, SNY and NBC Sports Boston.
Mike Babchik has been with SiriusXM since 2008 and has been a co-host on the channel's previous morning show, Morning Men, since 2011.
The debut of The D.A. Show with Babchik follows the recent launch of another new show on Mad Dog Sports Radio - Beadle & Decker, with Michelle Beadle and Cody Decker - and is the latest addition to an all-star weekday lineup on the channel:
6 - 9 am ET: The D.A. Show with Babchik with Damon Amendolara and Mike Babchik
9 - noon ET: Schein on Sports with Adam Schein
Noon - 3 pm ET: Beadle & Decker with Michelle Beadle and Cody Decker
3 - 6 pm ET: Mad Dog Unleashed with Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo
6 - 7 pm ET: Mad Dog Daily with Steve Torre
7 - 10 pm ET: Mad Dog Sports Radio Tonight
10 pm - 1 am ET: Night Cap with George Wrighster
About Sirius XM Holdings Inc.
SiriusXM is the leading audio entertainment company in North America with a portfolio of audio businesses including its flagship subscription entertainment service SiriusXM; the ad-supported and premium music streaming services of Pandora; an expansive podcast network; and a suite of business and advertising solutions. Reaching a combined monthly audience of approximately 150 million listeners, SiriusXM offers a broad range of content for listeners everywhere they tune in with a diverse mix of live, on-demand, and curated programming across music, talk, news, and sports. For more about SiriusXM, please go to: www.siriusxm.com.
Released September 27, 2023