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  1. October 23, 2012

    Karmazin to step down from Sirius

    Mel Karmazin is leaving his post as chief executive of Sirius XM Radio in February as John Malone’s Liberty Media closes in...

  2. August 8, 2012

    Liberty to spin off Starz pay-TV unit

    Liberty Media, John Malone’s holding company, plans to spin off its Starz entertainment company, giving Liberty more...

  1. May 31, 2012

    Liberty steps up battle for Sirius

    Liberty Media, John Malone’s holding company, has ramped up its battle for control of Sirius XM, the satellite radio...

  2. February 18, 2009

    Sirius rescue puts Malone plans into focus

    John Malone’s efforts again to play the media opportunist have taken shape after the rescue deal for Sirius XM that was...

  3. February 18, 2009

    Sirius rescue puts Malone plans into sharper focus

    John Malone's efforts again to play the media opportunist have taken shape after the rescue deal for Sirius XM, confirmed...

  4. February 17, 2009

    Sirius XM

    Sometimes living to fight another day will suffice. The satellite radio company Sirius XM sealed a $530m rescue package from...

  5. February 17, 2009

    Malone rides to rescue of Sirius

    John Malone's Liberty Media is expected to offer about $250m in a senior secured loan on Tuesday as the first step in a...

  6. February 16, 2009

    Malone comes to aid of Sirius

    John Malone’s Liberty Media offered $250m in a senior secured loan on Tuesday as the first step in a “multi-stage” deal to...

  7. FT Alphaville

    February 16, 2009

    Sirius XM weighs up offer

    Sirius XM is weighing up a financing offer from Liberty Media ahead of a Tuesday deadline to repay $175m in bonds in a...

  8. February 16, 2009

    Sirius XM weighs up Liberty Media financing offer

    Sirius XM is weighing up a financing offer from Liberty Media ahead of a deadline tomorrow to repay $175m in bonds in a...

  9. February 16, 2009

    Sirius XM weighs up Liberty Media financing offer

    Sirius XM is weighing up a financing offer from Liberty Media ahead of a deadline tomorrow to repay $175m in bonds in a...

  10. February 15, 2009

    Sirius XM weighs up Liberty offer

    Sirius XM is weighing up a financing offer from Liberty Media ahead of a deadline on Tuesday to repay $175m in bonds in a...

  11. February 14, 2009

    Sirius faces refinancing deadline

    Sirius XM Radio has said it could file for bankruptcy as early as Tuesday if it fails to refinance its debt, heating up...

  12. February 13, 2009

    Sirius faces spectre of bankruptcy

    Sirius XM Radio has said it could file for bankruptcy as early as Tuesday if it fails to refinance its debt, heating up...

  13. FT Alphaville

    February 11, 2009

    Sirius XM eyes bankruptcy

    Sirius XM Radio, the US satellite radio company, has been working with its advisers to prepare for a possible bankruptcy...

  14. FT Alphaville

    March 25, 2008

    Green light for XM, Sirius merger

    The proposed merger between XM and Sirius, the two top US satellite radio companies, was approved Monday by antitrust...

  15. July 21, 2007

    Viacom succession saga shows Sumner Redstone's iron grip

    There was a knowing chuckle among Viacom veterans when word emerged this week that Sumner Redstone, the company's...

  16. July 20, 2007

    Viacom saga shows Redstone’s iron grip

    There was a knowing chuckle among Viacom veterans when word emerged this week that Sumner Redstone, the company’s...

  17. July 20, 2007

    Redstone sidelines daughter in clashes at top of media empire

    Sumner Redstone, the 84-year-old chairman of Viacom and CBS, is moving to sideline another in a long line of potential...

  18. July 19, 2007

    Redstone moves to sideline daughter

    Sumner Redstone, the 84-year-old chairman of Viacom and CBS, is moving to sideline another in a long line of potential...

  19. June 1, 2007

    FCC still sceptical about XM-Sirius merger

    The chief media regulator in Washington indicated yesterday that months of lobbying on Capitol Hill by XM and Sirius...

  20. May 2, 2007

    Sirius chief acts to allay fears over XM merger

    Mel Karmazin, chief executive of Sirius Satellite Radio, yesterday sought to allay mounting concerns about the fate of a...

  21. May 1, 2007

    Sirius chief confident on XM merger

    Mel Karmazin, chief executive of Sirius Satellite Radio, on Tuesday sought to allay mounting concerns about the fate of a...

  22. February 27, 2007

    Sirius loss narrows as subscriptions jump

    Sirius on Tuesday reported a lower fourth-quarter net loss, as the fee-based satellite radio operator prepared for a...

  23. February 20, 2007

    Radio groups seek to win over regulator

    Sirius Satellite Radio and XM Satellite Radio on Tuesday portrayed themselves as two small players in an expanding and...

  24. February 19, 2007

    The men behind the Sirius, XM deal

    Mel Karmazin Mel Karmazin stepped into the role of chief executive at Sirius in November 2004, five months after leaving...

  25. February 19, 2007

    Sirius, XM deal to create satellite radio giant

    Sirius and XM have agreed to merge in an all-stock deal valued at $4.6bn, including debt, that would unite the two biggest...

  26. January 10, 2007

    Stern bags $83m bonus for luring listeners to Sirius

    Sirius Satellite Radio is paying "shock jock" Howard Stern an $83m bonus despite a 50 per cent share price fall since he...

  27. January 10, 2007

    Satellite radio to pay Stern $83m bonus

    Sirius Satellite Radio is paying radio personality Howard Stern an $83m bonus in spite of a 50 per cent decline in its...

  28. January 9, 2007

    Howard Stern bags $83m bonus

    Sirius Satellite Radio is paying “shock jock” Howard Stern an $83m (€64m) bonus in spite of a 50 per cent decline in its...

  29. December 6, 2006

    Sirius predicts fall in subscribers

    Shares in Sirius fell nearly 8 per cent yesterday after the satellite radio operator cut its forecasts for the number of...

  30. September 9, 2006

    Fearless Redstone faces up to the future

    It has become a staple of reality television for celebrity bosses such as Donald Trump and Martha Stewart to appear in a...

  31. September 8, 2006

    Fearless Redstone faces up to the future

    It has become a staple of reality television for celebrity bosses like Donald Trump and Martha Stewart to appear in a...

  32. September 6, 2006

    FIRM HAND ON THE TILLER

    The decision by Sumner Redstone (below) to fire Tom Freston as the chief executive of Viacom was another reminder that the...

  33. September 5, 2006

    Observer

    A Viacom survivor gets Redstoned Tom Freston was one of the few executives in the US media industry who seemed as cool as...

  34. January 5, 2006

    Christmas surge gives boost to satellite radio

    Satellite radio subscribers in the US are expected to reach more than 15m this year, up from little more than 9m in 2005,...

  35. September 9, 2005

    Howard's end

    Howard Stern is still the biggest prize that Sirius Satellite Radio has been able to bag. Though Stern is not due to start...

  36. May 9, 2005

    Mel Karmazin shrugs off the doubts that dog Sirius

    High above New York's Sixth Avenue, a two-storey glass booth is being prepared for Howard Stern. From there, the shock-jock...

  37. May 8, 2005

    Mel Karmazin shrugs off the doubts that dog Sirius

    High above New York's Sixth Avenue, a two-storey glass booth is being prepared for Howard Stern. From there, the shock-jock...

  38. April 18, 2005

    Sirius, Martha Stewart radio channel deal

    Martha Stewart, the home design icon, continued her personal and professional rehabilitation on Monday with the announcement...

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