Comedian Kevin Hart Expands Relationship with SiriusXM
|RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, July 11, 2019|
SiriusXM and "Laugh Out Loud," Kevin Hart's comedy brand and multi-platform network, announced that the actor and comedian is expanding his relationship with the satcaster. Starting July 18, Hart's SiriusXM program, "Straight From The Hart," will increase from a weekly show to twice a week, and will also double to two hours, providing listeners comedy and banter from Hart and The Plastic Cup Boyz.
Kevin Hart's "Laugh Out Loud Radio" premiered on SiriusXM channel 96 in February, 2018, with Hart hosting his own program alongside co-hosts and friends, The Plastic Cup Boyz. In April of 2019, "Straight From The Hart" became available on Pandora, and now SiriusXM says it "ranks as the #1 podcast across all genres."
"I'm thrilled with the success we've had to date with SiriusXM and look forward to continuing that momentum by delivering more frequent programming, new segments and even bigger laughs for our listeners," said Hart. "The channel has been an incredible amplifier for the Laugh Out Loud brand as we further expand our distribution universe and explore new ways to connect with audiences across all platforms."
"Kevin is one of the world's top stars with impeccable taste for championing diverse comedic voices, therefore it's no surprise that his Laugh Out Loud Radio channel has been so successful," said SiriusXM President and Chief Content Officer Scott Greenstein. "We're excited to continue our relationship with Kevin in an even greater capacity, now offering SiriusXM subscribers quadruple the entertainment."
The new season of "Straight From The Hart" will kick off on July 18 with episodes airing Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7-9pm ET.