Sirius To Start Transmitting Tv -- To Cars
Sirius, the satellite radio company, is getting into the television business with Chrysler. The two companies announced Thursday that Sirius will broadcast the programs of three children's cable TV networks, Disney, Nickelodeon and Cartoon Network, to several Chrysler models equipped with Sirius Backseat TV setups, beginning with the 2008 model-year lineup. Models include the Chrysler Town & Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans, the 2008 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Dodge Magnum, Jeep Commander and Jeep Grand Cherokee. In a statement, Sirius CEO Mel Karmazin said, "I am pleased to have the three most original family-centered programming providers in TV."