In the last trading session, the stock price of Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:SIRI) gained 0.70% to close the day at $5.75. More recently, the company reported that award-winning actor and comedian Ricky Gervais will introduce a new show solely on SiriusXM. Broadcast from New York, London and other destinations from across the globe, “Ricky Gervais Is Deadly Sirius” will be premiered on October 24. The one-hour show will be telecasted on Comedy Greats channel 94.
Gervais said that he started out in radio, and then SiriusXM made him a proposal to return that he couldn’t decline. With 32 million subscribers, his playlist, absolute freedom of speech and editorial control, it’s an ideal platform for him, and expectantly the listener too. Scott Greenstein, the Chief Content Officer and President of Sirius XM, expressed that Gervais is unquestionably one of the most uniquely brilliant comedians in the game.
Whether he’s starring in a cherished television show, offering raucous stand-up before audience or skewering superstars at an awards show, the crux is that Gervais is a fascinating performer whose legion of fans is merely growing. They are delighted that he’s bringing numerous talents to company, where he’ll look after some of life’s great mysteries, while he enlightens and charms company’s over 32 million subscribers countrywide.
Gervais introduced his entertainment career as a radio host, sharing his love of music and honing his interview skills. Now one of the most charismatic and popular comedians will return to his base and join Sirius XM, tackling increasing number of “sirius” topics with the most respected professionals in their fields.
Whether it’s a conversation with author and scientist Richard Dawkins about religion, or rocker Noel Gallagher on hijinks, Gervais will showcase thought-provoking discussions related to the topics he views the most passionate about, mainly art, ethics, music and science.