FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 14th, 2016
NBC SPORTS RADIO ANNOUNCES NEW WEEKDAY LINEUP TO BEGIN FEB. 8
ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio to Become Morning Show; Live Final Hour to Be Simulcast on NBCSN & NBC Sports Live Extra
New Weekday Chris Mannix Show Debuts in 3 PM ET Slot
Programming Available Live on NBC Sports Radio & Live and On-Demand on NBC Sports Radio App & NBCSportsRadio.com
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 14, 2016 – NBC Sports Radio will debut a new weekday lineup on Monday, February 8 – the day after Super Bowl 50 – highlighted by ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio moving into a new morning show timeslot, it was announced today by NBC Sports Group and Westwood One.
ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio, featuring Florio’s NFL insight, all-encompassing coverage of the country’s most-popular sport with the most current news and analysis, and thought-provoking debate, will air live each weekday from 6-9 a.m. ET, and will encore in West Coast drive time from 6-9 a.m. PT (9 a.m-noon ET). In addition, the live final hour (8-9 a.m. ET) will be simulcast on NBCSN and streamed on NBC Sports Live Extra for the next three months, through the 2016 NFL Draft.
With that shift, Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs moves into the midday slot (noon-3 p.m. ET) and will be followed by the Chris Mannix Show from 3-7 p.m. ET. Mannix’s show has been a weekend NBC Sports Radio staple since 2013.
In addition, Under Center with Mark Malone moves to a weekday evening timeslot (7-10 p.m. ET) and will be followed from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. ET by Going Deep with Amani Toomer and Dan Schwartzman. The new Scott Seidenberg Show makes its debut in the overnight window (1-3 a.m. ET). Jon Stashower moves to the morning show as the network’s lead update anchor (6-11 a.m. ET).
“We are excited to announce our new NBC Sports Radio lineup,” said Rob Simmelkjaer, SVP, NBC Sports Ventures. “Kicking off with an NFL focus every morning followed by shows that touch on the day’s biggest stories, we are looking forward to delivering smart sports talk around the clock.”
“I couldn’t be prouder of our network’s evolution and our role as a benchmark for sports talk radio,” said Jack Silver, NBC Sports Radio’s Program Director. “This new lineup leverages our best assets and connects them to our expanding audience of passionate sports fans. We look forward to an exciting 2016.”
NBC Sports Radio is fully-amped, 24/7 sports talk programming that entertains, informs, and engages sports fans nationwide on 435 affiliated stations. The network features an array of dynamic and passionate sports talk personalities, expert analysts, former players and coaches, and special contributors. Following is the new schedule as of February 8:
|6:00-9:00 a.m.||ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio|
|9:00 a.m.-Noon (West Coast morning drive)||ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio (encore)|
|Noon-3 p.m.||Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs|
|3 p.m.-7 p.m.||Chris Mannix Show|
|7 p.m.-10 p.m.||Under Center with Mark Malone|
|10 p.m.-1 a.m.||Going Deep with Amani Toomer and Dan Schwartzman|
|1 a.m.-3 a.m.||Scott Seidenberg Show|
|3 a.m.-6 a.m.||Going Deep with Amani Toomer and Dan Schwartzman (encore)|
All programs will air live on NBC Sports Radio, the NBC Sports Radio app and NBCSportsRadio.com, and ProFootballTalk Live with Mike Florio will also stream live on ProFootballTalk.NBCSports.com. On-demand replays of the program will be available on the NBC Sports Radio app, NBCSportsRadio.com and 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
NBC Sports Radio is a joint venture between NBC Sports Group and Westwood One. It provides sports talk programming to radio stations nationwide and is distributed by Westwood One. Content includes hourly sports news updates, daily features, and long-form shows. On social media, join the NBC Sports Radio community on Twitter at twitter.com/nbcsportsradio. To listen live or on demand, or to find a station, visit www.nbcsportsradio.com.
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 Country Music Awards, the Billboard Music Awards, and Miss America. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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