Howard Stern Countdown Inches Closer To Zero
November 19, 2010
The countdown is getting closer to zero with how many episodes of The Howard Stern Show are left on Sirius XM Radio, with the final live broadcast scheduled for Thursday, December 17.  Making an appearance on WFAN/New York City's Boomer & Carton show, Stern show producer Gary Dell'Abate took a moment from promoting his book, They Call Me Baba Booey, to discuss his job security.

"I've got two paychecks left and after that I don't know where the next one's coming from," he admitted. "Howard is negotiating, but we've never gone this far before. I've never gone down to the wire like this and everybody is nervous, including me."
 
As Stern's deal with the satcaster inches closer to expiration, speculation has started as to whether The King of All Media is ready to tackle the next chapter in his life beyond satellite radio. 
 
"We've been together a long time," said Dell'Abate, who said Stern wants "to continue here at satellite radio but if it doesn't work out, the one thing he said is, 'I want to continue to do radio.'"
 
The most recent comment by anyone at SiriusXM Radio on the subject came on November 4, when CEO Mel Karmazin was asked about the fate of Stern during a quarterly conference call. Karmazin simply said, "We do not have any update today, other than to say discussions continue."
 
 



 
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