ESPN is bringing back the Megacast for the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday, at 8:30p. The contest will air on ESPN with 14 alternate productions spanning ESPN2, ESPNU, SEC Network, ESPN Deportes, ESPN Classic, ESPNEWS, and ESPN3, in addition to ESPN Radio’s broadcast. ESPN’s traditional telecast will feature Chris Fowler calling play-by-play, with Kirk Herbstreit as analyst. Heather Cox reports on Clemson and Tom Rinaldi reporting on Alabama. ESPN Radio will have Mike Tirico calling play-by-play, Todd Blackledge as the game analyst, Holly Rowe on the Alabama sideline and Joe Schad on the Clemson sideline. Alternative viewpoints will include the Film Room on ESPN2, with Florida head coach Jim McElwain, and ESPN Voices on ESPNEWS as well as the Homer Telecast on ESPNU, featuring Clemson’s all-time leading passer Tajh Boyd and former Alabama center and three-time national champion Barrett Jones working as quasi-‘game analysts’ along with ESPN’s Joe Tessitore calling play-by-play. Finebaum Film Room also runs on SEC Network, while ESPN Classic and ESPN3 feature sounds of the Game sans commentary.
President Trump has granted a follow-up White House interview to CBS Evening News anchor Jeff Glor, slated for Wednesday, July 18. Glor talked to POTUS in Scotland, ahead of Trump’s summit with Russian President Vladmir Putin.
Drama Sweetbitter landed a second season on Starz. “Season one gave audiences a taste of the characters and backstory of an upscale New York restaurant, leaving them wanting more – which we will deliver with a second helping,” said Chris Albrecht, president and CEO of Starz.
Today see Peter King’s new Monday morning NFL column – Football Morning in America –on NBCSports.com with hit first entry since his move featuring interviews with Philadelphia quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, Eagles coach Doug Pedersen on whether QB Carson Wentz will return from injury for Week 1, a look at the NFL’s […]
The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic, PlayStation Fiesta Bowl and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowls each locked in deals to host College Football Playoff games for another six years, running through 2026. The three bowl games will host a CFP game every year during the six-year period: the semifinals twice, and other games assigned by the CFP selection […]
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