Emmy Award-Winning Comic Writers Eric and Justin Stangel Join SiriusXM Executive producers and longest-tenured head writers for "Late Show with David Letterman," Eric and Justin Stangel to contribute to Opie Radio and other SiriusXM shows May 12, 2015: 09:00 AM ET NEW YORK, May 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SiriusXM today announced that Emmy Award-winning comedic writers Eric and Justin Stangel are joining the Opie Radio channel as creative contributors to the "Opie and Jim Norton" radio show. The Stangels will also contribute to other SiriusXM shows. The Stangel Brothers were executive producers and the longest-running head writers of the "Late Show with David Letterman," beginning in 1997. The Stangels were made head writers of the "Late Show" in 1998, and were part of a team that won two Primetime Emmy Awards, and over the years received numerous nominations for Emmy and Writers Guild of America awards. In 2009, Justin and Eric were promoted to executive producers for the "Late Show." The Stangel brothers are the longest-serving head writers in the history of Letterman's "Late Show." On social media, @EricStangel and @Justin_Stangel have established themselves as prodigious and influential, garnering awards and recognition as top Tweet writers by CNBC, Time, and Sports Illustrated. "This is going to be a lot of fun. It's already a great channel, and we are excited to help bring in new comedic voices to make it, and other shows, even better," said Eric Stangel. "Plus," added Justin Stangel, "It's radio so we don't even need to wear pants." "SiriusXM is thrilled to welcome Eric and Justin Stangel, among the best comedic minds working today," said Scott Greenstein, President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "Bringing this level of talent to Sirius XM and Opie Radio as writers and creative contributors will provide huge value to our subscribers through the exclusive material they create. We can't wait to hear how they help Opie Radio and other SiriusXM programming continue to grow." "Opie and Jim Norton" airs Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am ET to 11:00 am ET via satellite on Opie Radio, Sirius channel 206 and XM channel 103, and through the SiriusXM App on smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.