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Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

CAL RIPKEN JR., MIKAELA SHIFFRIN, AL MICHAELS, ROD THORN, LARRY NANCE JR. AND ACTOR NICK SWARDSON TODAY ON “LUNCH TALK LIVE WITH MIKE TIRICO” & “THE RICH EISEN SHOW” ON NBCSN

Today at Noon ET on NBCSN – Lunch Talk Live Hosted Today by NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe – Guests Include NBC SNF Play-By-Play Announcer Al Michaels, Olympic Gold Medalist Skier Mikaela Shiffrin, Cavaliers F Larry Nance Jr., and NBC Sports’ Arlo White and Kyle Petty

Today at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN – The Rich Eisen Show – Guests Include Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., Basketball Hall of Famer & Former Chicago Bulls GM Rod Thorn, All Elite Wrestling’s Chris Jericho, and Actor/Comedian Nick Swardson

Exclusive First Look at Rebecca Lowe’s Interview with Chelsea & USMNT Player Christian Pulisic on Today’s Lunch Talk Live; Full Interview Debuts this Thursday on NBC Sports Digital Channels

Today at 11 a.m. ET ON NBCSN – NBC Sports Football Flex Features Mike Florio’s Interview with Steelers GM Kevin Colbert

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 12, 2020 – Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr., the winningest slalom skier in World Cup history Mikaela Shiffrin, NBC Sunday Night Football play-by-play announcer Al Michaels, Basketball Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bulls general manager Rod Thorn (who drafted Michael Jordan in 1984), Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr., and actor/comedian Nick Swardson highlight today’s guests across Lunch Talk Live – which is hosted today by NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe — and The Rich Eisen Show on NBCSN.

On today’s Lunch Talk Live, catch an exclusive first look of Lowe’s interview with Chelsea and USMNT player Christian Pulisic, which will debut in full this Thursday across NBC Sports Digital channels.

Weekday Lineup on NBCSN (7 a.m. – 4 p.m. ET):

7 a.m. – 9 a.m. PFT Live (LIVE)
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. PFT Live
11 a.m. – Noon NBC Sports Football Flex
Noon – 1 p.m. Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico (LIVE)
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. The Rich Eisen Show (LIVE)
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico

 

Lunch Talk Live begins at Noon ET on NBCSN, with Michaels, Shiffrin, Nance Jr., and NBC Sports’ Arlo White and Kyle Petty joining host Lowe on today’s episode.

The hour-long show airs weekdays at Noon ET on NBCSN, with an encore at 3 p.m. ET, 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.

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

    • Two-time Olympic Gold medalist and the winningest slalom skier in World Cup history Mikaela Shiffrin
    • NBC Sunday Night Football play-by-play announcer Al Michaels
    • Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr.
    • NBC Sports Premier League play-by-play announcer Arlo White
    • NBC Sports motorsports commentator Kyle Petty

 

The Rich Eisen Show, which will be presented live on NBCSN from Monday through Friday from 1-3 p.m. ET through June 12, follows Lunch Talk Live today at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

Today’s guests on The Rich Eisen Show include:

    • Baseball Hall of Famer Cal Ripken Jr.
    • Basketball Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bulls general manager Rod Thorn
    • All Elite Wrestling’s Chris Jericho
    • Comedian/actor Nick Swardson from Netflix’s “The Wrong Missy”

 

At 11 a.m. ET on NBCSN, NBC Sports Football Flex, a one-hour show showcasing the most topical news and analysis from NBC Sports’ digital football content, features Mike Florio’s interview with Steelers general manager Kevin Colbert.

“He was the person that possibly stopped me from winning a ring, but when you are playing any sport you want to play the best and beat the best. Right then, he was the best,” Patrick Ewing told Mike Tirico yesterday about facing Michael Jordan.

Click here for more quotes from yesterday’s shows.

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