SiriusXM to launch Beatles Channel

It's not 8 days a week but it will be pretty close.  Satellite radio company SiriusXM has announced the Beatles' first-ever official radio channel will launch on May 18.  It'll be all Beatles, all the time.

The Beatles Channel will showcase all-things-Beatles with regular and special programming spanning the history-making careers of the band and its members: John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.

In a release SiriusXM said the channel will explore The Beatles’ entire career including their hits and deeper tracks, live recordings, rarities, and solo albums.

It will also spotlighting musicians who have inspired, and have drawn inspiration from, The Beatles.

The Beatles Channel will launch at exactly 9:09 a.m. on the 18th and will be on Channel 18.

The channel will feature a daily morning show called Breakfast with The Beatles which will be hosted by Chris Carter.  His show previously aired for several years as a weekend feature on another channel.