Rich Eisen To Join Fox Sports Radio Lineup
October 7, 2014 at 3:56 AM (PT)
DIRECTV’s new RICH EISEN show will also be heard on FOX SPORTS RADIO beginning NOVEMBER 3rd. EISEN, the NFL NETWORK anchor, will be heard noon-3p (ET) weekdays on FSR, with FSR/PREMIERE NETWORKS handling exclusive radio ad sales representation. The show’s television version premiered on DIRECTV’s AUDIENCE NETWORK on MONDAY (10/6); DIRECTV also produces DAN PATRICK’s show, which airs on FSR as well as NBC SPORTS NETWORK.
With the addition of EISEN, the FSR lineup shuffles to move JAY MOHR’s show from noon-3p to 3-6p (ET) and STEVE GORMAN from 3-6p to 6-8p (ET). JT “THE BRICK” with TOMM LOONEY go from 6-10p to 8-11p, and JASON SMITH drops an hour to go from 10p-2a to 11p-2a. Unchanged are “FOX SPORTS DAYBREAK” with ANDY FURMAN and MIKE NORTH 6-9a, PATRICK 9a-noon, and BEN MALLER 2-6a.
EISEN said, “I’ve always been told I have a face for TV. Now I get to try it on radio. I’m honored to be part of the iHEARTMEDIA family and humbled that they are entrusting such a crucial portion of their day-part to me.”
DIRECTV SVP/Original Content and Production CHRIS LONG said, “I’m thrilled to continue our relationship with PREMIERE NETWORKS and FOX SPORTS RADIO, and look forward to six hours of the best sports radio in the country with DAN PATRICK and RICH EISEN back to back!” DIRECTV SVP Chris Long said.
PREMIERE and iHEARTMEDIA SVP/Sports Operations BRUCE GILBERT said, “This is a fantastic day for sports fans. RICH EISEN sandwiched between DAN PATRICK and JAY MOHR gives FOX SPORTS RADIO a best-in-class lineup to educate and entertain fans wherever they consume sports. We’re so thrilled to have RICH join our team.”
A podcast edition of the show is also being distributed by PODCASTONE (NET NEWS 10/1).