Westwood One Sets Olympics Coverage
July 24, 2008 at 1:48 PM (PT)
WESTWOOD ONE will be broadcasting the 2008 SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES live from BEIJING, CHINA beginning FRIDAY, AUGUST 8th through SUNDAY, AUGUST 24th, 2008. The official radio network of the Olympic Games for the past three decades will provide live updates three times per hour, 24 hours a day and will offer exclusive, live play-by-play coverage of events such as basketball, track and field, swimming, gymnastics and more.
"THE OLYMPICS represents the very best in amateur sports and has always represented athletic excellence worldwide," said WESTWOOD ONE Pres./CEO TOM BEUSSE. "As the largest broadcaster of live sports on the radio, WESTWOOD ONE is proud to deliver this unrivaled content to our listening audience."
Westwood One’s long-form coverage, "Olympic Roundup," airs live nightly from 10p-midnight ET, (re-airing from 10p-midnight PT for West Coast Stations) and features recaps and previews of Olympic events, interviews with athletes and play-by-play coverage. WESTWOOD ONE’s STEVE MASON and JUSTIN KUTCHER will host the show. There will also be three short-form updates per hour.
All stations airing WESTWOOD ONE’s OLYMPIC COVERAGE can be found using the Station Finder located at www.westwoodone.com.