CBS Sports Radio

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CBS Sports Radio
Type Sports radio network
Country United States
First air date
September 4, 2012
(CBS Sports Updates)
Owner CBS Corporation
Parent Entercom
(producer)
Westwood One
(distributor)
Key people
Eric Spitz
Director of Programming
Chris Oliviero
Executive Vice President of Programming, Entercom[1]
Launch date
January 2, 2013
(Full programming)
Webcast Listen Live
Official website
CBS Sports Radio

CBS Sports Radio is a sports radio network that debuted with hourly sports news updates on September 4, 2012, and with 24/7 programming on January 2, 2013.[2][3][4]

CBS Sports Radio is owned by CBS Corporation, operated by Entercom and distributed by Westwood One. Programming on the network features reporters and personalities from CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network, and CBSSports.com.[2] CBS Sports Radio is broadcast throughout the United States on radio affiliates and streamed online,[5][6] from launch until November 17, 2017, it was operated by CBS Radio until its merger with Entercom. Entercom now operates the network under a CBS Brands License Agreement.[7]

CBS Sports Radio airs on more than 300 stations nationwide, the flagship station of CBS Sports Radio is 660 WFAN and 101.9 WFAN-FM in New York City (although WFAN-AM-FM only carry some brief reports from the network with 1230 WFAS in nearby White Plains, New York, serving as the network's full-time outlet).

Weekday programming[edit]

The following is a list of the network's weekday shows.[8] All shows are broadcast from New York City, except for The Jim Rome Show in Los Angeles.

Airtime (Eastern) Program Host(s)
2:00 a.m. – 6:00 a.m. After Hours Amy Lawrence
6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Taz and the Moose Pete “Taz” Senerchia and Marc Malusis
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The D.A. Show Damon Amendolara
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. The Jim Rome Show Jim Rome[9]
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Tiki and Tierney Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney
6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Reiter Than You Bill Reiter
10:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Ferrall on the Bench Scott Ferrall[10]

Weekend and fill-in hosts[edit]

CBS Sports Radio weekend programming and fill-in hosts include:[11][12][13]

Saturday:

  • Zach Gelb, 2–6 a.m.
  • Robin Lundberg, Saturday mornings 6–10 a.m.
  • Adam "The Bull" Gerstenhaber (from WKRK in Cleveland), 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Andy Gresh (from WTIC in Hartford), 2–6 p.m.
  • Jody McDonald (from WIP in Philadelphia), 6–10 p.m.
  • Bill Simonson, Saturday Night HUGE Show (from WBBL in Grand Rapids), 10 p.m.–2 a.m.

Sunday:

  • Zach Gelb, 2–6 a.m.
  • John Kincade (from WCNN in Atlanta), 6–10 a.m.
  • Andrew Fillipponi (from KDKA in Pittsburgh), 10 a.m.–2 p.m.[14]
  • Jody McDonald (from WIP in Philadelphia), 2–6 p.m.
  • Sean Pendergast (from Houston), 6–10 p.m.
  • Ken Carman (from WKRK in Cleveland), 10 p.m.–2 a.m.

During the regular season for each sport, the network airs Eye on Baseball from 10 a.m.–12 p.m. on Saturdays, Eye on Basketball from 6–8 p.m., Eye on College Football from 12–8 p.m., and Eye on Fantasy Football from 10 p.m.–12 a.m. on Saturdays.

CBS Sports Minute[edit]

The CBS Sports Minute airs weekdays between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m., and is in the same vein as the defunct Osgood Files commentaries of Charles Osgood. Contributors to the CBS Sports Minute include:[15]

Sports updates[edit]

  • Rich Ackerman (12–6 p.m.)
  • Jay Berman (6 p.m.–12 a.m.)
  • Marco Berletti (12–2 a.m.)
  • Peter Schwartz (2–6 a.m.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CBS SPORTS RADIO SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM ANNOUNCED". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "CBS CREATES THE LARGEST MAJOR MARKET SPORTS RADIO NETWORK IN THE NATION". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  3. ^ "CBS Sports Radio". CBS Radio. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "CBS Sports Radio". Cumulus Media Networks. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  5. ^ "CBSSR Affiliates". CBS Sports Radio. Retrieved 2 January 2013. 
  6. ^ "CBSSR Stream". CBS Sports Radio. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 1 January 2013. 
  7. ^ "EX-2.2". www.sec.gov. Retrieved 2017-11-27. 
  8. ^ "Shows". CBS Sports Radio. Retrieved January 28, 2018. 
  9. ^ "JIM ROME JOINS CBS SPORTS RADIO". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "SCOTT FERRALL TO HOST WEEKDAY EVENING SHOW ON CBS SPORTS RADIO". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  11. ^ "Weekend Lineup". Cumulus. Retrieved 30 December 2012. 
  12. ^ "CBS SPORTS RADIO ANNOUNCES WEEKEND LINEUP". CBS Radio. Retrieved 5 January 2013. 
  13. ^ "CBS Sports Radio Weekend". CBS Sports Radio. Retrieved 8 March 2015. 
  14. ^ https://twitter.com/ThePoniExpress/status/966046864935137281
  15. ^ "CBS SPORTS RADIO SETS TALENT LINEUP FOR WEEKDAY HOURLY FEATURES". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 
  16. ^ "CBS SPORTS ANALYST AND WFAN HOST BOOMER ESIASON NAMED AS EXPERT CONTRIBUTOR FOR CBS SPORTS RADIO". CBS Radio. Retrieved 20 November 2012. 

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