Infobox Radio Station

airdate = 2008-02-04
name = ESPN Xtra
frequency = XM141
area = USA
format = Sports talk and news
owner = ESPN, Inc.
(Disney 80%/Hearst 20%)
erp =
branding =
affiliations = ESPNEWS
slogan =
class = Satellite Radio Station
website = [ ESPN Xtra @ XM Radio]
sister_stations = XM140

ESPN Xtra is a satellite radio station that combines the existing audio simulcast of ESPNEWS programs with sports talk programming produced by ESPN, most notably three local programs produced by ESPN Radio owned-and-operated stations. This channel is on XM141.

The three shows added to the XM 141 lineup include The Michael Kay Show and The Max Kellerman Show both from WEPN, and Galloway and Company from KESN (on a 4 hour delay). Bill Simmons's "The B.S. Report" podcast from [] is also aired on the new channel [cite press release |publisher=PR Newswire "via" |date=2008-01-28 |url= |title=ESPN and XM Satellite Radio to Launch 'ESPN Xtra' Radio Channel |accessdate=2008-01-28] . In addition, the channel will air exclusive content to satellite radio throughout the year, and will include live events such as the ESPY Awards and the X Games.

XM announced the addition of this channel on 2008-01-28. Sirius announced changes to its audio simulcast of ESPNEWS, now called ESPN All Access, on 2007-12-11, but will not be adding any content announced for XM as it will be exclusive to XM.



External links

* [ ESPN Xtra]

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