FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 25th, 2016
NBC SPORTS GROUP ADDS PODCASTS TO SUITE OF AUDIO OFFERINGS – HIGHLIGHTED BY A PODCAST FROM JOHNNY WEIR & TARA LIPINSKI
Lipinski & Weir to Launch Tara and Johnny Podcast This Wednesday, July 27
Daily, Bi-Weekly, and Weekly Podcasts Available from NBC Sports Radio, Rotoworld, NBC Sports Regional Networks, NBCSports.com’s NASCAR Talk, Pro Basketball Talk & More
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 25, 2016 – NBC Sports Group has added more than 14 podcasts to its suite of audio offerings, and has made the entire NBC Sports Radio portfolio of programming available on-demand via podcast. New offerings will include a lifestyle podcast hosted by Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, Tara and Johnny, which will debut on July 27, ahead of the 2016 Rio Olympics. The podcast will touch on hot topics in sports, pop culture, and fashion. Weir and Lipinski will serve as NBC Olympic Correspondents during the Rio Games. Click here for a preview of Tara and Johnny.
Podcasts now available include PFT Live hosted by Pro Football Talk’s Mike Florio; Poscast, a podcast hosted by NBC Sports World’s Joe Posnanski; golf analyst David Feherty’s podcast, Feherty; The Leisuremen, a podcast from The Dan Patrick Show’s Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff; NASCAR on NBC hosted by NBCSports.com’s lead motorsports writer Nate Ryan; and The Two Robbies Podcast, hosted by Premier League analysts Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe (full list below).
“We’re happy to welcome the unique talent of Johnny and Tara to our airwaves,” said Rob Simmelkjaer, SVP, NBC Sports Ventures. “From baseball to football, soccer, NASCAR, basketball, and now pop culture, our podcasts will offer fans more exciting content than ever before.”
Podcast content also includes six programs from NBC Sports Regional Networks, and NBC Sports Radio’s over-the-air shows including The Chris Mannix Show, Going Deep with Amani & Dan, and the The Newy Scruggs Show, offerings from NBCSports.com and Rotoworld.com writers including Kurt Helin of Pro Basketball Talk, and Rob Dauster of College Basketball Talk, and Josh Norris of Rotoworld Football.
Below is a full list of podcasts:
The NBC Sports Group podcasts are available through the Podcasts app and iTunes for Apple customers, Google Play for Android devices, Stitcher and Spotify.
NBC Sports Radio is fully-amped, 24/7 sports talk programming that entertains, informs, and engages sports fans nationwide on 418 affiliated stations. The network features an array of dynamic and passionate sports talk personalities, expert analysts, former players and coaches, and special contributors.
In addition to its podcast offerings, all NBC Sports Radio programs air live, available on the NBC Sports Radio app, NBCSportsRadio.com, and on Apple Music. ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio also streams live on ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com.
For more information on programming, please contact Westwood One at NBCSportsRadio@westwoodone.com. For a complete schedule of shows, bios, exclusive audio content, and a list of radio stations airing NBC Sports Radio, log on to NBCSportsRadio.com.
About NBC Sports Radio
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About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,200 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.