ESPN Radio Launches New Shows, Debuts New Voices in Weekend Lineup
ESPN Radio will launch a new weekend lineup beginning Saturday, Jan. 9, highlighted by the debut of espnW's The Trifecta with Spain, Jane and Kate on ESPN Radio. The program, which will air Saturdays, noon - 3 p.m. ET, will be hosted by espnW writers Kate Fagan, Jane McManus and Sarah Spain as they discuss the latest headlines with a distinct perspective on sports that only espnW can provide. The show represents a continued collaboration between ESPN Radio and espnW focused on adding diverse voices to ESPN Radio's programs.Fagan will also co-host Will & Kate with ESPN contributor Will Cain, airing Sundays from 7 - 10 a.m. The show, which will launch Sunday, Feb. 14, will take a look at topical societal issues in sports by hosts who often find their opinions to be at opposite sides of the table. Also, Spain will host a new podcast, That's What She Said, based on her espnW digital animated column, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19, and available on ESPNRadio.com. "ESPN Radio is excited to bring our listeners a diverse lineup of voices that should reach all our sports fans," said Louise K. Cornetta, ESPN Radio program director II. "Our collaboration with espnW continues to grow with the addition of The Trifecta, which will offer three of the most prominent female voices in the business." Added David Roberts, vice president, network content: "There is a wealth of talent at ESPN, and we are extremely delighted to maximize this strength by offering diverse, distinctive and dynamic voices across our audio platforms 24 hours a day, seven days a week." Additional programming will continue to debut throughout January and February. Also debuting January 9 - 10 will be Rothenberg, Wallace & Golic Jr. (Saturdays, 5 - 8 p.m.) - featuring ESPN New York 98.7FM's Dave Rothenberg with ESPN.com NBA reporter Michael Wallace and Mike Golic Jr., son of Mike & Mike co-host Mike Golic Sr. - as well as Izzy & Amin (Sundays, 10 a.m. - noon), an NBA-focused program hosted by ESPN NBA reporters Israel Gutierrez and Amin Elhassan. In addition, a Sunday edition of the Chicago-based Dickerson & Hood (4 - 7 p.m.), will begin February 14. Booger & Burns, a podcast hosted by the SEC Network's Anthony "Booger" McFarland and Peter Burns, will premiere as a full show beginning Sunday, Feb. 21, from 10 p.m. to midnight. The full schedule also includes mainstays like John Clayton's Inside the Huddle, The Sporting Life, Dari & Mel, Marty & McGee, Robin Lundberg, The Coach & Bretos and NBA Lockdown: Insiders with Marc Stein, Elhassan and Brian Windhorst.
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