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Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

AL MICHAELS, DALE EARNHARDT JR. & JUSTIN THOMAS JOIN MIKE TIRICO TODAY ON NBC SPORTS’ “LUNCH TALK LIVE” AT NOON ET ON NBCSN

Today’s Guests Also Include NBC Sports’ Chris Simms, Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett

Mike Tirico Hosts Live, Hour-Long Daily Show Featuring Discussions Among Current & Former Athletes, Prominent Sports Figures, NBC Sports Commentators, and More

Tomorrow’s Lunch Talk Live Guests Include NBC Sports NHL on NBC Analysts Keith Jones and Eddie Olczyk

Lunch Talk Live Airs Weekdays Live at Noon ET on NBCSN and Across NBC Sports Digital Platforms

STAMFORD, Conn. – April 8, 2020 – Sunday Night Football play-by-play announcer Al Michaels, NBC Sports motorsports commentator Dale Earnhardt Jr. and PGA TOUR golfer Justin Thomas will join host Mike Tirico on today’s episode of Lunch Talk Live at Noon ET on NBCSN.

NBC Sports’ new daily sports talk show, 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.

Today’s guests, which feature dynamic and cross-sport pairings, include:

    • Sunday Night Football play-by-play announcer Al Michaels
    • NBC Sports motorsports commentator Dale Earnhardt Jr.
    • PGA TOUR golfer Justin Thomas
    • NBC Sports NFL analyst Chris Simms
    • NBC Sports motorsports commentators Kyle Petty and Dale Jarrett

 

On tomorrow’s episode, Tirico will be joined by NBC Sports NHL on NBC analysts Keith Jones and Eddie Olczyk and more.

On yesterday’s episode, Lunch Talk Live was joined by special guests including NHL commissioner Gary Bettman, NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin, and more.

“The best thing and the easiest thing would be if at some point if we could complete the regular season and then go into the playoffs as we normally do,” Bettman told Tirico about the NHL season. “We understand that that may not be possible.”

Click here for more quotes from yesterday’s show.

The hour-long show airs weekdays at Noon ET on NBCSN and streams 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. The full show will also be available on The Mike Tirico Podcast.

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