Entercom Announces Series of Special Programming to Kick Off NFL Playoffs
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 8, 2021 – Entercom announced the launch of “BetQL Countdown to Kickoff,” a six-episode series of special NFL playoff programming in partnership with recently acquired sports data and iGaming affiliate platform QL Gaming Group. The series will air on January 9 and 10, January 16 and 17, January 24 and February 7 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. ET across Entercom’s portfolio of sports stations nationwide and digitally via RADIO.COM.
Led by Nick Kostos of RADIO.COM Sports and host of the platform’s You Better You Bet podcast, as well as sports broadcaster Sara Perlman, “BetQL Countdown to Kickoff” will serve as previews of that weekend’s upcoming games featuring a mix of sports gambling insight. The show will also welcome talent from across Entercom’s portfolio of sports stations, including CBS Sports Radio’s Damon Amendolara; Marc Malusis and John “JJ” Jastremski, WFAN in New York; Jeremy Conn, 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore; and Danny Parkins, 670 The Score in Chicago.
“With the NFL playoffs rapidly approaching, we wanted to give our nationwide audience a reliable weekly primer ahead of kickoff,” said Mitch Rosen, Brand Manager, 670 The Score. “Through our commitment to ‘wagertainment’ – a mix of captivating content and expert insight – these shows will help put our listeners in the best position to win on game day.”
“BetQL Countdown to Kickoff” will be heard locally on 92.9 The Game (WZGC-FM) in Atlanta, Sports Radio 1300 (WJZ-AM) in Baltimore, WEEI (WEEI-FM/AM) in Boston, WGR 550 (WGR-AM) in Buffalo, 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago, 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM) in Cleveland, Sports Radio 1270 (WXYT-AM) in Detroit, ESPN Upstate (WORD-AM) in Greenville, Sports Radio 610 (KILT-AM) in Houston, 610 Sports Radio (KCSP-AM) in Kansas City, Sports Radio 1140 AM (KXST-AM) in Las Vegas, 680 AM ESPN (WMFS-AM/FM) and Sports Talk 790 (WMC-AM) in Memphis, AM 790 The Ticket (WAXY-AM) in Miami, 1250AM The Fan (WSSP-AM) in Milwaukee, WWL (WWL-AM/FM) in New Orleans, WFAN 101.9 FM/660 AM (WFAN-FM/AM) in New York, 93.7 The Fan (KDKA-FM) in Pittsburgh, 1080 The Fan (KFXX-AM) and 910 ESPN (KMTT-AM) in Portland, The New Sportsradio 910 The Fan (WRNL-AM) in Richmond, ESPN Rochester (WROC-AM/FM) in Rochester, ESPN 1320 (KIFM-AM) in Sacramento, 97.3 The Fan (KWFN-FM) in San Diego, 95.7 The Game (KGMZ-FM) in San Francisco, 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C. and KFH Radio (KFH-AM/FM) in Wichita.
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