Allie LaForce to Co-Host LEADOFF with Doug Gottlieb on CBS SPORTS
CBS Sports Network's new live, late night show, LEAD OFF, which will air weekdays from 12:00-1:00 AM, ET, debuts Monday, Oct. 22. The show has added Allie LaForce as co-host, teaming up with Doug Gottlieb. LEAD OFF will feature commentary and debate on the top stories and news with a focus on the next day's conversation.
Gottlieb and LaForce will lead off together this week as contributors on ROME, which airs on CBSSN from 6:00-6:30 PM, ET.
LaForce previously worked for Fox 8 News in Cleveland, Ohio as a sports anchor, as well as a color analyst and sideline reporter for the regional sports network SportsTime Ohio. She also has been a studio host covering the Mid-American Conference and various high school championships.
LaForce graduated magna cum laude from Ohio University's Honors Tutorial College with a degree in Broadcast Journalism. She was a member of the Ohio University women's basketball team for two years before leaving to start her broadcasting career. In 2005, LaForce was named Miss Teen USA, the first winner from the state of Ohio.
LEAD OFF will provide perspective on the sports news of the day, advancing the storylines fans will be discussing in the morning. The show will serve as the first opportunity for sports fans to discuss and debate what's next, while featuring a mix of live guests, highlights, energetic debate and commentary from Gottlieb, LaForce and others, as they react to the biggest stories and events of the day, with a targeted focus on the hot topics and tomorrow's headlines.