Barkley, McEnroe, Riley Among Guests on COSTAS TONIGHT: 2012 YEAR IN REVIEW, 12/6
Costas Tonight: 2012 Year in Review will recap some of the year's biggest sports moments on and off the field. Host Bob Costas, a 24-time Emmy Award-winning journalist and one of America's preeminent interviewers, welcomes some of the most dynamic and influential sports personalities of 2012. Costas Tonight: 2012 Year in Review, which taped yesterday at Rockefeller Plaza in New York, will air on Thursday, Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. ET, on NBC Sports Network.
Costas hosted tennis legend John McEnroe and Hall-of-Fame basketball player and current TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley as they further discussed Costas' recent halftime essay on Sunday Night Football, and the murder/suicide in Kansas City. They also discussed the biggest events in the sporting world in 2012, including the NBA Finals, Federar-Murray at Wimbledon and the London Olympics and they each picked their sportsperson of the year.
Additionally, Costas interviewed President of the 2012 NBA Champion Miami Heat and NBA Hall-of-Fame coach Pat Riley, Olympic Gold Medalists Michael Phelps and Missy Franklin, and Head Coach of the 2012 Super Bowl Champion New York Giants Tom Coughlin.
Costas Tonight builds on Costas' long and storied career as an interviewer from Later with Bob Costas and Costas Coast-to-Coast to his acclaimed HBO programs, On the Record and CostasNOW. Costas Tonight originates from Studio 8G at 30 Rockefeller Plaza.