Launching Oct. 26, the pop culture and lifestyle show will feature Menounos, along with with celebrities, entertainment and news guests, covering all aspects of entertainment, celebrity, fitness, health, successful living and more topics, on which listeners can call in to discuss and ask questions.
The show will air live from SiriusXM’s Los Angeles studio every Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. on channel 109. Subscribers can listen via SiriusXM On Demand, online and on the SiriusXM app.
“SiriusXM has been a daily part of my life since the day Howard [Stern] signed on and my very first hosting job was in radio,” said Menounos. “Amongst my greatest passions are sharing information, connecting with people, and learning about their lives and journeys. I’m thrilled to have this incredible opportunity.””
President and chief content officer of SiriusXM, Scott Greenstein, commented: “Maria is a perfect fit for SiriusXM Stars, and with her connections and L.A. location, ‘Conversations with Maria Menounos’ will be a new home for major celebrity interviews in radio. Maria has personality and charm to spare, but she also has the wit to get to the heart of any issue. With her deep knowledge of the entertainment industry, healthy living, and current events, ‘Conversations with Maria Menounos’ promises to be both a fun and informative show that will find a wide audience on SiriusXM.”
Menounos is currently co-anchor of “E! News.” Previously, she hosted “Entertainment Tonight” and “Extra,” in addition to reporting for “Today.” She authored the New York Times best-selling lifestyle book “EveryGirl’s Guide,” and along with her partner Keven Undergaro, co-founded of AfterBuzz TV, an online after show network that specializes in recapping television shows.
Fellow E! personality Ross Mathews also recently landed his own SiriusXM show, which launched Oct. 13 and will air weekly.