Later this fall, NBC’s Mike Tirico will call Notre Dame football games on NBC. He’ll pull double-duty each week, as he’s still calling Thursday Night Football. Tirico is replacing Dan Hicks.
Fox announced its upcoming broadcast lineup for 2017 now that Jay Cutler’s out of the fold. Team 2 will now be Kevin Burkhardt, Charles Davis, and Pam Oliver.
CBS also unveiled their broadcast lineup. It featured a surprise addition in Beth Mowins who will call play-by-play alongside Jay Feely. She will become the first woman since Gayle Sierens (1987) to call an NFL game on television.
ESPN apologized after airing a sketch which featured a group of mostly white men bidding on black athletes. Bad intentions or not, the optics were not good.
After failing to land broadcast rights, CBS Radio ordered six Las Vegas stations to refrain from talking about the Vegas Golden Knights. After immediate backlash, CBS reversed its position and issued an apology.
Jenna Wolfe, who appeared on Today in various roles from 2007-2016, will host FS1’s First Things First with Nick Wright and Cris Carter.