Van Pelt Joins Tirico On ESPN Radio
April 22, 2008 at 12:42 PM (PT)
SCOTT VAN PELT has been named the permanent co-host with MIKE TIRICO for "TIRICO AND VAN PELT," weekdays 1-3p on ESPN RADIO and will also host a solo hour 3-4p beginning MAY 1st. VAN PELT, an anchor for ESPN's "SPORTSCENTER," is replacing STEPHEN A. SMITH with the solo hour. TIRICO has been accompanied by a rotating series of guest co-hosts, of which VAN PELT has been one.
"Clearly some execs made a decision that will ultimately cost them their jobs," joked VAN PELT. "Before that inevitable end, I look forward to all the opportunities this presents to work with people I respect and enjoy. The solo hour will likely advance the level of discourse to a place never before heard in human history."
TIRICO added, "I am thrilled to have a friend like SCOTT as a regular partner, and I look forward to the trouble he will cause on his own in the third hour."