Former Chicago Bulls and Duke Blue Devils star goes one on one with biggest names in Hollywood, sports, fashion and music
â€œThe Crossover with Jay Williamsâ€ to premiere with special guest Russell Simmons
NEW YORKâ€“August 16, 2012â€“ Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today announced that Jay Williams, the former Chicago Bulls and Duke Blue Devils player, will host an exclusive, new limited-run interview series on SiriusXM.
Williams, who is currently a collegeÂ basketballÂ analyst for ESPN and was the 2002 National Player of the Year at Duke, will host The Crossover with Jay Williams, scheduled to launch with a special episode on Friday, August 17 at 8:00 pm ET on Stars Too, channel 104. The Crossover with Jay Williams will be rebroadcast throughout the weekend.
The Crossover with Jay Williams debut show will feature Williams talking with Def Jam co-founder and hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons. SiriusXM listeners will hear Simmons talk about hip-hop, politics, meditation and more.
â€œSince my days at Duke, I have been interested in people from all walks of life and what drives them in their professional and personal lives,â€ said Jay Williams. â€œSiriusXM gives me an ideal place to have conversations with a diverse lineup of guests and share them with people across the country.â€
â€œJay is as skilled behind the mic as he was on the basketball court and we are excited to offer him a national platform to go beyond sports and speak with news makers, style leaders, key players in Hollywood and members of the media, many of whom cross over those lines,â€ said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM.
After The Crossover with Jay Williams premieres on Friday, August 17, the series will return in September.