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Could ESPN shakeup Monday Night Football Booth?

Speculation is rising that their could be a shakeup in the Monday Night Football ESPN broadcast booth.  And there is conversation about this, even though the series had a ratings increase this season.  That is among the topics explored by Dan Lovallo.  Other topics explored by Dan:

 

Patriots-Titans score big in ratings

Saturday night’s New England Patriots-Tennessee Titans NFL wild card playoff game was a hit for CBS in prime time, attracting 31.4M viewers.  In this latest podcast, host Dan Lovallo breaks down the numbers from the January 4 game.   Other stories covered by Dan:

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Don Imus saved 24-hour sports talk

Legendary broadcaster Don Imus died Dec. 27 at the age of 79.  Imus, who started his career as a shock jock, transitioned to a talk show host.  But as I point out in this podcast, you can make the strong case that Imus also saved the 24-hour sports talk format on radio.  Topics I explore in this podcast:

Sports gambling could rule 2020 media

Legally gambling on sporting events in the United States could rule the 2020 sports media landscape in the coming year.  That and other stories made news over the last week.  Here are the links to the stories:

 

CBS loses SEC

CBS is losing the rights to the SEC, arguably the premier college football conference in the country.  That and more are covered in the latest Sports Media Beat:

 

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