New Year’s Rotten Eve

Stern hosts a New Year’s Eve special on pay-per-view called New Year’s Rotten Eve, which is carried on more than 1,300 cable television systems, drawing 300,000 viewers. Viewers pay $39.95 for the program, which produces $12 million to $16 million revenues. The highlight of the show is the Miss Howard Stern New Year’s Eve Pageant, in which […]

Ties Cowell on Forbes’ Highest Paid

Stern and The X Factor judge Simon Cowell top Forbes’ list of the Highest Paid American Television Personalities. Both bring in total estimated earnings of $95 Million between June 2012 and June 2013.

60th birthday party

SiriusXM throws an elaborate party at New York City’s Hammerstein Ballroom for Stern’s 60th birthday. A-list celebrities like Bryan Cranston, Joan Rivers and Lena Dunham attend and John Mayer, John Fogerty and Jewel perform live. The show is broadcast for free to subscribers and non-subscribers alike on the SiriusXM website.

First Sirius show

Stern debuts on Sirius Satellite Radio on his own channel, Howard 100. Though the show is plagued with technical issues in the early going, the debut delivers the content that Stern’s fan base expects. George Takei serves as the show’s announcer and Stern takes a few minutes to criticize his East Coast CBS Radio replacement, David […]