NBC Sports Radio Announces Around-The-Clock Weekend Programming
December 18, 2012 at 5:26 AM (PT)
DIAL GLOBAL and the NBC SPORTS GROUP will roll out the live debut of NBC SPORTS RADIO WEEKENDS, a new full, 48 hour weekend programming block that launches on SATURDAY, JANUARY 5th, 2013.
In addition to the already launched Safety Blitz with RODNEY HARRISON airing on weekends, NBC SPORTS RADIO has added a full weekend lineup of veteran personalities, which includes BRIAN WEBBER of NFL NETWORK's NFL AM morning show, CHRIS MANNIX of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED and NBC SPORTS and CLAY TRAVIS, NBC SPORTS contributor and owner/contributor of OutKicktheCoverage.com.
Also suiting up for the NBC SPORTS RADIO WEEKENDS team -- NEWY SCRUGGS, Sports Director and on-air personality at NBC-5 DALLAS/FT. WORTH and formerly of 105.3 THE FAN/DALLAS, JASON PAGE, recently with ESPN RADIO NEW YORK, among other stops, and ANITA MARKS, part of the NEW YORK GIANTS TV/Radio broadcast team and formerly of SPORTSRADIO 105.7 THE FAN/BALTIMORE. Plus, NBC SPORTS RADIO update anchor JON STASHOWER, formerly of ESPN Radio, adds a SUNDAY morning show and NBC SPORTS' ROB SIMMELKJAER will also host a weekend show, adding to his on-air television duties, which have included the Olympics, MSNBC and MLS.
NBC SPORTS RADIO weekend programming will also include contributions from NBC SPORTS television commentators HINES WARD, STAN VAN GUNDY, RODNEY HARRISON, MICHELLE BEADLE, AMANI TOOMER, DOUG FLUTIE and other marquee personalities.