NIKKI SIXX RADIO SHOW SIXX SENSE TO BE CO-HOSTED BY KERRI KASEM
December 18, 2009
Premiere Radio Networks announced today that multimedia personality, producer and writer Kerri Kasem will join Nikki Sixx as co-host of the soon to be launched nationally syndicated radio programs Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx. From radio to TV, entertainment to sports, Kasem is an established broadcaster with a proven talent to excel in any arena. Her career has included hosting and producing several successful national and local radio shows, as well as programs for networks such as MTV, E!, ESPN and Spike.
Kasem will provide valuable on-air and off-air experience as Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx and The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx prepare to launch on Rock/Alternative music stations nationwide the week of January 11, 2010. Both hosts will broadcast from Premiere’s Los Angeles studios.
Kasem commented, “I’m so excited to be working with Nikki. I have always been a fan of his music, and I am thrilled to be sharing a mic with him.”
Sixx stated, “Kerri is a fantastic co-host. From the moment we met, we had great chemistry. I can’t wait to work with her every day.”
“Kerri is a broadcast veteran with the ability to connect with any audience,” commented Premiere Radio Networks SVP of Programming Jennifer Leimgruber. “She’s charismatic, has a wonderful sense of humor, and she and Nikki are a great team – listeners will enjoy hearing them every night.”
Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx will broadcast Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight local time. Host Nikki Sixx – co-founder/bassist/songwriter of Motley Crue and chart-topping band Sixx:A.M., producer, clothing designer, philanthropist and best-selling author – will discuss music and lifestyle topics as he gives listeners a backstage look at the world and mind of a rock star. Joined by co-host Kerri Kasem, Sixx will provide his unique perspective and attitude as the duo welcomes celebrity guests, recording artists and fascinating characters from all walks of life. All this and more will be coupled with radio station playlists.
The Side Show Countdown with Nikki Sixx is a two-hour original weekend program. Available for air Saturday or Sunday between 6 a.m. and midnight local time, Sixx and Kasem will air top-charting songs, showcase new and emerging artists, and welcome guests from the worlds of music and entertainment.
For affiliations, please contact Premiere Radio Networks at 818-377-5300.
About Kerri Kasem
Kerri Kasem, a multimedia personality, producer and writer, has anchored music, talk and entertainment programs for radio and television. A motorcycle aficionado, Kasem currently co-hosts Racing Rocks with Riki Rachtman, which can be heard on more than 120 affiliates across the U.S. She also anchors her own show The Kerri Kasem Podcast and co-hosts The Solomon Free Money Hour on Angels AM-830 in Los Angeles.
Kasem has produced shows for MTV Asia, National Lampoon and Sprint. Her credits include hosting SiTV’s The Rub and Spike TV’S UFC programs Ultimate Knockouts 3, Ultimate and Ultimate Knockouts. The SPRINT SEE Network recently signed Kasem to host their mobile phone and web programs which include SEE America – a travel show which follows Kasem on her motorcycle. Kasem also writes and produces segments for ALO Magazine, an up-scale lifestyle publication, as their motor editor.
Kasem’s resume includes appearances on Hannity and Colmes as a political commentator, MTV USA and Asia, America’s Funniest Home Videos, Coming Attractions on the E! Network and hosting mornings with Alan Stock on KXNT/Las Vegas. She has also been featured in dozens of magazines. Kasem is a graduate of the Academy of Radio Broadcasting and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. For more information, please visit www.KerriKasem.com.
About Nikki Sixx
Nikki Sixx is the iconic founder, bass player and songwriter for the genre-defining rock band Motley Crue; author of the New York Times Best Seller, The Heroin Diaries and the accompanying soundtrack with Sixx:A.M.; co-founder of rock couture fashion line Royal Underground; Chief Creative Officer of Eleven Seven Music; philanthropist; photographer and more. The creative force behind a multitude of projects, Nikki is an international superstar who never stops inventing new ways to express himself. Motley Crue has sold more than 80 million albums worldwide, The Heroin Diaries stayed atop the New York Times Best Seller list for more than six months and the accompanying soundtrack by Sixx:A.M. solidified the supergroup with “Life Is Beautiful,” the most played rock track of 2008. Sixx is currently exploring the art of photography and working on the next Sixx:A.M. record as well as his next book, in addition to launching the syndicated radio show “Sixx Sense” and its companion weekend show “The Side Show Countdown With Nikki Sixx”.
About Premiere Radio Networks
Premiere Radio Networks, Inc., a subsidiary of Clear Channel Communications, syndicates 90 radio programs and services to more than 5,000 radio affiliations and reaches over 190 million listeners weekly. Premiere Radio is the number one radio network in the country and features the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Jim Rome, Casey Kasem, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Bob & Tom, Delilah, Steve Harvey, Blair Garner, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Big Tigger, Dr. Dean Edell, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Jason Lewis, Randi Rhodes and others. Premiere is based in Sherman Oaks, California, with 13 offices nationwide.