NBC Sports to Premiere THE BOX SCORE, Today
THE BOX SCORE, The Dan Patrick Show's daily wrap-up program, will debut on NBC Sports Network on Monday, Jan. 7 at noon ET. The half-hour show features 'The Danettes' - Dan Patrick's production team of Paul Pabst, Patrick O'Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz - and will air weekdays from noon - 12:30 p.m. ET, following The Dan Patrick Show, which airs from 9 a.m. - noon ET.
Hosted by Casey Geraghty, The Box Score features 'The Danettes' recapping the highlights of that day's program. Following are quotes from The Danettes:
· Andrew 'McLovin' Perloff: "It's just like the Dan Patrick Show... just without Dan... and the guests... .and the sports insight."
· Paul Pabst: "This is really going on national TV? I'm going to need a second source on this story."
· Patrick 'Seton' O'Connor: "You will love the host, Casey. He's a former professional roller blader. Hands down, he's the best roller-blading host on sports TV today."
· First-time TV host Casey Geraghty: "This is, by far, the best show I've ever hosted."
· Todd Fritz declined comment.
The Box Score follows The Dan Patrick Show and The 'Lights, NBC Sports Network's highlights show which is adding an extra hour of programming beginning Monday (7-9 a.m. ET). Designed to serve the busy morning schedule of sports fans and voiced by David Diamante, The 'Lights is a 20-minute sports report that uses a unique presentation of simultaneous video clips, graphics and voiceovers to deliver scores and information.
Following is the weekday morning/early afternoon programming block that begins Monday on NBC Sports Network (all times ET):
TIME (ET) SHOW
7-9 a.m. The 'Lights
9 a.m.-Noon The Dan Patrick Show
Noon-12:30 p.m. The Box Score
At 4 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network airs an hour of the best of The Dan Patrick Show from that day.
MORE ABOUT THE DAN PATRICK SHOW
The Dan Patrick Show began airing exclusively on DIRECTV on Aug. 3, 2009, and expanded on the radio show format using Patrick's trademark humor and interaction with his production staff that includes Paul Pabst, Patrick O'Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz, known as 'The Danettes.' The program debuted on NBC Sports Network on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012.
Amid the revealing behind-the-scenes antics and interstitial videos, the series is known for its unique blend of situational comedy, breaking sports news, unparalleled insider access and pop culture commentary. By allowing viewers to see the true comedy that surrounds Patrick and his team, The Dan Patrick Show reveals the humor in sports broadcasting while opening the locker room doors to the world of sports. Patrick's on-air guests include many high profile athletes and celebrities.