SiriusXM, IGN Team For esports Radio Show
April 8, 2016 at 12:07 PM (PT)
SIRIUSXM BLEACHER REPORT RADIO will add an esports show produced with video game site IGN on MONDAY (4/11). "IGN ESPORTS TODAY," hosted by IGN's KEVIN KNOCKE, will air weekdays 7-8p (ET).
“There are hundreds of millions of gamers in NORTH AMERICA and as the world of esports continues to grow by leaps and bounds, so too grows the appetite for the kind of insight and advice that can give a player a competitive edge,” said SIRIUSXM SVP/Sports Programming STEVE COHEN. “We are very excited to team up with IGN to give gamers, nationwide, a truly interactive forum on SIRIUSXM, a place where they can call in and get valued info and advice from true experts to help them get a leg up on the competition. We’re looking forward to making IGN ESPORTS TODAY a must-listen show for the gaming community.”
“IGN is thrilled by this unique opportunity to create a live-format, satellite radio show on SIRIUSXM and its BLEACHER REPORT RADIO channel,” said IGN VP/Video FRAN MIRABELLA III. “Combined with IGN’s massive global presence, non-stop video coverage, and leading social network, we’ll be reaching esports fans everywhere they are. KEVIN KNOCKE has covered esports for over half a decade and is the perfect host for the job. He’s passionate to speak out on the big issues for the community, and has all the right connections. It’s going to be an awesome resource for fans.”