World-Class Chefs Take Listener Calls, Offer Tips and Tricks on Martha Stewart Living Radio's 'Thanksgiving Hotline,' Exclusively on SIRIUS XM Radio

Listen to more than 30 top chefs and entertaining experts live on Martha Stewart's exclusive radio channel for 30 hours over three days

Stellar lineup of experts, including Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, Isaac Mizrahi, Serena Bass and Tom Valenti, help America prepare the biggest meal of the year

NEW YORK, Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) today announced that more than 30 top chefs and entertaining experts will participate in the Martha Stewart Living Radio "Thanksgiving Hotline." For 30 hours over three days, these chefs and experts will broadcast tips, tricks, recipes, and kitchen secrets, while answering questions from hotline callers and tackling holiday quandaries ranging from the traditional to the unexpected.

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The Martha Stewart Living Radio "Thanksgiving Hotline" will air November 24, 25 and 26, 2008, from 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET, exclusively on Martha Stewart Living Radio, SIRIUS channel 112 and XM channel 157. The "Thanksgiving Hotline" will be rebroadcast in its entirety beginning at 7:00 pm ET each day on both SIRIUS and XM.

For this annual satellite radio special, more than 30 of the world's leading chefs and entertaining experts - including Martha Stewart, Emeril Lagasse, Mario Batali, Lidia Bastianich, Isaac Mizrahi, Serena Bass and Tom Valenti - will join the Martha Stewart Living Radio hosts to reveal their juiciest Thanksgiving tips and personally answer questions and offer advice.

This extraordinary "Thanksgiving Hotline" offers SIRIUS XM listeners a rare chance to hear these culinary legends divulge their favorite Thanksgiving recipes for the main course, hors d'oeuvres, variations on the traditional turkey meal, desserts, wine pairings and specialty cocktails (including non-alcoholic suggestions) designed for the holidays and much more. They will also share their personal Thanksgiving memories and family traditions.

Martha and her team of Thanksgiving experts will also supply useful tips for cooking on a budget and share simple yet elegant suggestions to spruce up the table and spread holiday cheer.

SIRIUS XM Radio listeners can call 866-675-6675 or email their questions to

The line up and schedule follow:

Monday, November 24, 2008

7 am ET: Chris Harkness, chef of Great Performances, a catering company in

New York City

8 am ET: Alex Guarnaschelli, chef of Butter restaurant in New York City

9 am ET: Jonathan Benno, chef de cuisine at Per Se in New York City

9 am ET: Tom Colicchio, chef/owner of Craft restaurants and head judge on

Bravo's "Top Chef"

10 am ET: Michael Anthony, chef of Gramercy Tavern in New York City

11 am ET: Sandy Gluck, food editor of Everyday Food magazine

12 pm ET: Caroline Wright, associate food editor of Everyday Food magazine

1 pm ET: Rick Rodgers, cookbook author and food expert

2 pm ET: David Burke, chef of davidburke & donatella in New York City

2 pm ET: Serena Bass, catering expert

3 pm ET: Tom Valenti, chef of Ouest restaurant in New York City

4 pm ET: Martha Stewart, cooking and entertaining expert and founder of

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

7 am ET: Andrew Rubin, executive chef of Loews Regency Hotel in New York

8 am ET: Lidia Bastianich, Italian chef, cookbook author and TV host

9 am ET: Daniel Humm, chef of Eleven Madison Park restaurant in New York


10 am ET: Michel Nischan, chef of Dressing Room: A Homegrown Restaurant in

Westport, CT

11 am ET: Sandy Gluck, food editor of Everyday Food magazine

12 pm ET: Caroline Wright, associate food editor of Everyday Food magazine

1 pm ET: Emeril Lagasse, chef, restaurateur, television personality, and

cookbook author

2 pm ET: Michael Lomonaco, chef, TV host, and cookbook author

2:30 pm ET: Isaac Mizrahi, fashion guru, TV personality and entertaining


3 pm ET: John DeLucie, chef of Waverly Inn in New York City

4 pm ET: Arthur Schwartz, The Food Maven and cookbook author

4 pm ET: Carol Berman, wine expert and founder of Class in a Glass, an

educational wine tasting company

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

7 am ET: Erica Wides, chef and culinary instructor at Institute of Culinary Education at in New York

8 am ET: Frank Deletrain, chef of Cafe Centro in New York City

9 am ET: Dave Martin, owner of Crave on 42nd in New York City and former

Top Chef contestant

10 am ET: Peter Berley, chef and cookbook author of numerous vegetarian


11 am ET: Sandy Gluck, food editor of Everyday Food magazine, on for two


1 pm ET: Jonathan Waxman, chef, restaurateur and cookbook author

2 pm ET: Johnny Iuzzini, author of Dessert FourPlay: Sweet Quartets From a

Four-Star Pastry Chef and executive pastry chef for Jean Georges

2:30 pm ET: Mario Batali, chef and restaurant owner

2:30 pm ET: Robin Hall, senior vice president of Macy's Parade and

Entertainment Group

3 pm ET: Elizabeth Karmel, chef, cookbook author and founder of Girls at the Grill, a website that provides backyard cooks with simple, easy-to-understand barbecue instructions and recipes

4 pm ET: Allen Katz, director of mixology and spirits education for

Southern Wine and Spirits

4 pm ET: Mary Cleaver, chef and owner of Cleaver Company

For more information, please visit:

About Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. (NYSE: MSO) is a diversified media and merchandising company, inspiring and engaging consumers with unique lifestyle content and distinctive products. The Publishing segment encompasses four magazines, including the company's flagship publication, Martha Stewart Living, periodic special issues and books. The website provides consumers with instant access to MSLO's multimedia library, search and find capabilities, recipes, online workshops, community and personalization, as well as wedding-planning tools powered by WeddingWire. The Broadcasting segment produces such programming as the Emmy-winning daily, nationally syndicated television series, "The Martha Stewart Show," and Martha Stewart Living Radio, channel 112 on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. In addition to its media properties, MSLO offers high-quality Martha Stewart products through licensing agreements with carefully selected companies, including the Martha Stewart Collection exclusively at Macy's, Martha Stewart Everyday at Kmart, Martha Stewart Crafts with EK Success, Martha Stewart for and a co-branded food line with Costco. In April 2008, Emeril Lagasse joined the Martha Stewart family of brands; MSLO acquired the assets related to Lagasse's media and merchandising business, including television programming, cookbooks, and website and his licensed kitchen and food products. For additional information about MSLO, visit

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