Monday, November 26, 2012

CBS Sports Radio Ready To Launch; Line-Up Unveiled

CBS Sports Radio today announced it will launch on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 with three media veterans as hosts of morning drive.

Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson will anchor the program live from the brand new radio network’s New York City studio in Tribeca. The program will be broadcast weekdays from 6:00-9:00AM.

Dan Mason
“CBS Sports Radio has been able to attract some of the most renowned names in the business, and Tiki, Brandon and Dana are just the latest example of the network’s star-power,” said Dan Mason, President and CEO, CBS RADIO. “We’ve assembled an impressive group of professional athletes and accomplished broadcasters to bring fans unrivaled sports commentary, and the most entertaining lineup in all of sports radio.

“The launch of CBS Sports Radio provides an additional way for us to use our content, debuting original programs to millions of listeners across the country on day one. The network’s reach in the major markets is unsurpassed, and the marketplace has taken notice of our depth and broad range of offerings.”

CBS Sports Radio will offer around-the-clock national sports coverage and programming. High-profile personalities from CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and will play a prominent role on CBS Sports Radio which will reach more than 10 million listeners when it debuts.

Original programs across multiple weekday and weekend time periods will feature expert sports commentary and interviews with major sports figures along with listener calls and fan interaction. Cumulus Media Networks serves as the exclusive syndicator and sales partner for CBS Sports Radio.

Several Top 50 markets will showcase CBS Sports Radio’s Morning Show, including WIP-AM (Philadelphia), WFOM-AM (Atlanta), WXYT-AM (Detroit), WJZ-AM (Baltimore), KFNZ-AM and KJQS-AM (Salt Lake City), and WSJZ-FM (Orlando).  (Tom's Note: WSJZ-FM is licensed to Sebastian, FL and currently has no impact in the Orlando metro).

Following is the complete weekday lineup for CBS Sports Radio:

6:00-9:00AM: Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson
9:00AM-12:00Noon: John Feinstein
12:00Noon-3:00PM: Jim Rome
3:00-6:00PM: Doug Gottlieb

Scott Ferrall serves as host of evenings program broadcast weekdays from 10:00PM-2:00AM on CBS Sports Radio, and Damon Amendolara will provide commentary overnights from 2:00-

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