CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, will expand its live weekday studio programming with the addition of “The Doug Gottlieb Show.” The popular afternoon show broadcast nationally on CBS Sports Radio will be simulcast on CBS Sports Network beginning Monday, August 25. The three-hour program is hosted by Doug Gottlieb live Monday-Friday from 3:00-6:00 PM, ET.
“The Doug Gottlieb Show” debuted on January 2, 2013, and features national sports talk, headlines, and interviews with current and former sports icons, as well as newsmakers from the sports world and listener phone calls. Fans of Gottlieb’s radio show enjoy a fast, highly-opinionated program that challenges and engages sports audiences nationwide. The CBS Sports Network show will originate from the CBS Sports Radio studios in New York City.
“Adding The Doug Gottlieb Show greatly strengthens our afternoon line-up adding three hours of live and relevant content each day,” said Dan Weinberg, Senior Vice President, Programming, CBS Sports. “Doug’s show is high-energy, insightful and entertaining and we are excited to extend the reach of his radio show to the CBS Sports Network television audience.”
Eric Spitz, Director of Programming for CBS Sports Radio commented, “Doug is a cornerstone talent of CBS Sports Radio. To be able to expand the exposure of his program through CBS Sports Network is a win for everyone involved. I have no doubt Doug’s boundless energy, strong opinions and great passion will play well to a national television audience.”
Gottlieb currently serves as a studio and game analyst for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network’s coverage of college basketball, in addition to his hosting duties of “The Doug Gottlieb Show” on CBS Sports Radio. Additionally, he serves as an anchor of “CBS Sports Minute,” a 60-second commentary related to the hot topics in sports.
CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour home of CBS Sports, is available across the country through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DIRECTV Channel 221 and DISH Network Channel 158. For more information, including a full programming schedule, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.
About CBS Sports Radio
Launched on September 4, 2012, CBS Sports Radio programming can be heard on over 300 stations nationwide, including all of the Top 10 and 35 of the Top 50 markets across the United States.
The network is a content partnership between CBS RADIO and CBS Sports, with affiliate sales and syndication provided by Westwood One, and offers around the clock national sports coverage from a wide range of sports personalities and experienced broadcasters. Jim Rome, Boomer Esiason, Tiki Barber, John Feinstein, Doug Gottlieb, Dana Jacobson and Scott Ferrall are among the many voices heard on CBS Sports Radio.