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Bollywood & Beyond
Broadcast area United States
Branding Bollywood... cm
Frequency XM 173
First air date 2009-12-07
Format Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Desi
Class Satellite Radio Station
Owner NRI Media
Premiere Radio Networks
Sister stations XM11, XM21, XM22, XM24, XM152, XM154, XM157, XM158, XM161, XM165
Website XM Bollywood & Beyond

Bollywood & Beyond is a commercial radio channel on XM Satellite Radio, located at channel 173 and playing a mix of Bollywood and music from across India. The channel is produced by NRI Media, Inc.. Premiere Radio syndicates the station for broadcast on XM. The channel is programmed out of California and India. Advertising sales are handled by Premiere Radio Networks.


XM 173 History

XM channel 173 previously carried a simulcast of local Cincinnati, Ohio talker 700 WLW and then later a carried a simulcast of Talk Radio on XM 165.

Bollywood & Beyond was launched on XM 173 on December 7, 2009. The channel operates on a higher fidelity than its predecessors, as it also uses bandwidth once occupied by National Lampoon Comedy Radio, which broadcast on XM 154 until March 2009.



Hosted shows

  • Bollywood Top 40, Tamil Top 40, Telugu Top 40 - Rotating days at 9 AM and 9 PM Eastern, hosted by RJ Cary.
  • Indian Music Update - Everyday from 1 PM to 1:30 PM ET. This show features interviews with Desi entertainment stars. Hosted by RJ Cary.
  • Twitterquest - Everyday at 7 PM ET. Requests are taken from the Bollywood & Beyond Twitter account, and played on the air.

Music shows

  • The Loop - Modern hits. Everyday at 1 AM, 7 AM and 1:30 PM ET.
  • Fresh Hits - New hits from India. Everyday at 5 PM and 8 PM ET.
  • Hindi Pop - Non-film music hits. Everyday at 3 PM ET.
  • Ancient and Justified - Classic hits. Every morning at 3 AM ET.

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