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Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

AHMAD RASHAD, ROD THORN, RYAN NEWMAN, KERRI WALSH-JENNINGS, JAMES HINCHCLIFFE AND ACTORS WILL FORTE & FRANK GRILLO TODAY ON “LUNCH TALK LIVE WITH MIKE TIRICO” & “THE RICH EISEN SHOW” ON NBCSN

Today at Noon ET on NBCSN – Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico – Guests Include NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman, Beach Volleyball Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings, INDYCAR Driver & NBC Sports Motorsports Commentator James Hinchcliffe, and NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe and Jimmy Roberts

Today at 1 p.m. ET on NBCSN – The Rich Eisen Show – Guests Include Ahmad Rashad, Basketball Hall of Famer & Former Chicago Bulls GM Rod Thorn, and Actors Will Forte and Frank Grillo

Today at 11 a.m. ET ON NBCSN – NBC Sports Football Flex Features Chris Simms’ and Ahmed Fareed’s Top Five NFL Uniforms

STAMFORD, Conn. – May 19, 2020 – Former NBC Sports commentator Ahmad Rashad, former Chicago Bulls general manager Rod Thorn (who drafted Michael Jordan in 1984), NASCAR driver Ryan Newman, beach volleyball player and three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh-Jennings, INDYCAR driver and NBC Sports motorsports commentator James Hinchcliffe, and actors  Will Forte and Frank Grillo highlight today’s guests across Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico and The Rich Eisen Show on NBCSN.

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 Newman, Walsh-Jennings, Hinchcliffe, and NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe and Jimmy Roberts.

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:

    • NASCAR driver Ryan Newman
    • Three-time Olympic gold medal beach volleyball player Kerri Walsh-Jennings
    • INDYCAR driver and NBC Sports motorsports analyst James Hinchcliffe
    • NBC Sports’ Rebecca Lowe
    • NBC Sports reporter & host Jimmy Roberts

 

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:

    • Former NBC Sports commentator and NFL player Ahmad Rashad
    • Basketball Hall of Famer and former Chicago Bulls general manager Rod Thorn
    • Actor Frank Grillo from Showtime’s Billions
    • Actor Will Forte from the film SCOOB!

 

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 Chris Simms’ and Ahmed Fareed’s Top Five NFL uniforms.

“It put everything into perspective…To get out of the car to pure silence was really a moment that helped me understand how big of an event it was without the fans there,” Kevin Harvick told Tirico yesterday about winning NASCAR’s return race at Darlington.

Click here for more quotes from yesterday’s shows.

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