Howard Stern Begins Shorter Work Week at Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI)

April 29, 2011

By Amy Gilroy

Howard Stern of Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI)Yesterday the self-proclaimed king of all media, Howard Stern affirmed that he’ll start cutting back to three or four day a week appearances on Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI). His reduced hours should begin next week, said

Previously Stern told Rolling Stone that the he’d probably cut back his hours as part of his second 5-year contract with Sirius XM.

The Examiner quoted Stern as saying:

“I don’t want to hear any nonsense about it, because the option was either leave or work a few less days…I figured it was better if we showed up three days a week, sometimes four days a week or whatever, be here for you, touch base and do a good show.”

Source:, The Examiner

Amy Gilroy is the Editor of CEoutlook and a Contributing Author to Market Playground and Satellite Radio Playground.

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3 Responses to Howard Stern Begins Shorter Work Week at Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI)

  1. Eric Beasley on May 6, 2011 at 8:24 am

    Howard Stern has for years put on a great product and continues to do so although its not near as good as it used to be. The first five years at Sirius were awesome because he was hungry. With the three day work week the live content is now down 8 hours from before when you factor in that he ends each day at 10. If you deduct commercials and those ridiculous Sal and Richard lead ins I would imagine its 3 hours a day or less. If Sirius and Mr. Stern think 9-10 hours of live content per week for 30 odd weeks will keep a high percentage of the fans around for the next 5 years then more power to them. I think many of us fans will start thinking otherwise. The limited time the show is on now will force it to be very different. Alot of the great stufff we used to get is already gone and this will dilute it further. Mr. March may be a better title going forward than the King of all Media.

    • wayne on May 6, 2011 at 1:54 pm

      Well subscription runs outin a couple more weeks and he’s the only reason i have sirius. 3 days a week ain’t cuttin it son. My 2 subscriptions will be cancelled.

  2. rita on May 19, 2011 at 9:26 am

    The Best of Stern 24/7 on channels 100/101 watch and see what happens. People keep paying for this???