Lisa G reported that Rosie O'Donnell will have a show on Sirius XM Stars 102 beginning in the fall. Howard was livid, as he brought Rosie and Sirius together and wanted her to be on his own channels: "Management must think of me as an asshole. I wonder who else I could attract to Sirius and not have them on [their] channel. I think I made the mistake of thinking I was integral to Sirius...I forgot that I'm really not that important."
Howard also took issue with the simple-press-release means of announcing the news: "Imagine how stupid it would have been for me and Rosie to pop up on Letterman together and announce that we'd be broadcasting on the same channel." Howard sarcasm got knee-deep: "What about Tom Cruise coming to the Weather Channel?"