FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, April 3rd, 2020
MIKE TIRICO HOSTS NBC SPORTS’ NEW DAILY SPORTS TALK SHOW, “LUNCH TALK LIVE,” DEBUTING THIS MONDAY, APRIL 6, AT NOON ET ON NBCSN
Live, Hour-Long Daily Show to Feature Discussions Among Current & Former Athletes, Prominent Sports Figures, NBC Sports Commentators, and More
Mike Tirico Hosts, Joined by Special Guests to Discuss the World of Sports and Current Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Daily Life
Lunch Talk Live Airs Weekdays Live at Noon ET on NBCSN and Across NBC Sports Digital Platforms
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 3, 2020 – NBC Sports’ new daily sports talk show, Lunch Talk Live, debuts this Monday, April 6, at Noon ET on NBCSN, featuring host Mike Tirico joined by special guests, including current and former athletes, NBC Sports’ lineup of on-air commentators, and other prominent voices and figures within sports and media.
Lunch Talk Live focuses on the current state of the sports world and the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, providing guests with a platform to discuss the state of sports, voice their personal stories and detail how they are adapting their daily lives during this challenging time.
“In these challenging times, we are all missing sports and the people who make sports memories,” said Tirico. “Hopefully, we can bring a midday connection with some of them to help fill the void.”
Sam Flood, NBC Sports Executive Producer & President of Production, said: “We’re excited to bring viewers fresh programming every day with unique, topical conversations from prominent individuals in all corners of sports. This will be a daily lunch date to share sports and stories we all miss during these unique times.”
The hour-long show will air weekdays at Noon ET on NBCSN and stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. Select content and interviews will additionally be hosted on NBC Sports’ YouTube channel and social media platforms.
Tirico will host Lunch Talk Live episodes remotely, beginning this Monday.