Premiere Radio Networks announced 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 Premiereâ€™s Los Angeles studios.
Kasem commented, â€œIâ€™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.â€
Sixx stated, â€œKerri is a fantastic co-host. From the moment we met, we had great chemistry. I canâ€™t wait to work with her every day.â€
â€œKerri is a broadcast veteran with the ability to connect with any audience,â€ commented Premiere Radio Networks SVP of Programming Jennifer Leimgruber. â€œSheâ€™s charismatic, has a wonderful sense of humor, and she and Nikki are a great team – listeners will enjoy hearing them every night.â€
Sixx Sense with Nikki Sixx will broadcast Monday through Friday from 7 p.m. to midnight local time. Host Nikki Sixx â€“ co-founder/bassist/songwriter of MÃ¶tley CrÃ¼e and chart-topping band Sixx:A.M., producer, clothing designer, philanthropist and best-selling author â€“ 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.