RADIO.COM Sports and The Action Network Partner to Provide NFL Postseason Content
You Better You Bet to Broadcast Live NFL Playoff Game Previews on Select RADIO.COM Sports Stations and on the RADIO.COM App
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 3, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today announced that RADIO.COM Sports show You Better You Bet will air weekly, live two-hour broadcasts to preview National Football League (NFL) playoff games, in partnership with The Action Network, a media company featuring news, information and an industry-leading app focused on sports betting and fantasy content.
Beginning January 4, 2020, You Better You Bet contributor Nick Kostos and his crew will welcome Chad Millman, Chief Content Officer, The Action Network, to preview the games ahead and touch on sports betting related items. The show will discuss the odds, last-minute line changes and the most outrageous bets being made, all in real time leading up to kickoff.
“As the NFL postseason gets underway, our listeners can turn to their favorite sports betting show for all of the insight and advice they need leading right up to kickoff,” said Mike Dee, President of Sports, Entercom. “Nick does an excellent job leading You Better You Bet and we’re happy to welcome Chad and his expertise to the show, which will add another layer of professionalism and unmatched content our listeners are accustomed to.”
“We’ve loved working with the RADIO.COM Sports crew all season long,” said Millman. “The shows we’ve done together have been fast-paced, informative and unpredictable, just like betting on sports. We can’t wait to keep it rolling during the postseason.”
Programming will air from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET prior to NFL postseason coverage on select RADIO.COM Sports stations across the country, including 670 The Score (WSCR-AM) in Chicago, 92.3 The Fan (WKRK-FM) in Cleveland, 97.1 The Ticket (WXYT-FM) in Detroit, 105.7 FM The Fan (WSSP-AM) in Milwaukee, WWL (WWL-AM/FM) in New Orleans, 97.3 The Fan (KWFN-FM) in San Diego and 95.7 The Game (KGMZ-AM/FM) in San Francisco, as well as via the RADIO.COM app.
Entercom owns and operates 35 all-sports stations across the U.S., including WEEI (WEEI-AM/FM) in Boston, WFAN (WFAN-AM/FM) in New York and SportsRadio 94WIP (WIP-FM) in Philadelphia. Additionally, it is the flagship home of 44 professional teams and over 50 Division 1 collegiate programs, including the Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, Philadelphia Eagles and New Orleans Saints, New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, and University of Oregon, Clemson University and digital rights to University of Notre Dame, among others. This broadcast portfolio reaches over 31 million sports fans monthly and boasts the nation’s leading collection of radio play-by-play coverage.
RADIO.COM is an integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with the Entercom portfolio of premium, curated content powered by over 235 highly rated, locally programmed radio stations and their websites, as well as live events. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM offers anytime, anywhere access through the RADIO.COM mobile app and website, and home and auto-connected devices, including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay and many more. Users can download the free RADIO.COM app for iOS and Android at RADIO.COM/app.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).
About The Action Network
Launched in January 2018 by The Chernin Group, The Action Network provides premium storytelling and analysis, real-time odds, in-depth information on the betting markets, personalized alerts for users, as well as the ability to track bets via its website and sports industry-leading app. The Action Network has been featured in New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, CNBC, ESPN, Fox Sports, Sports Business Journal and dozens of other media outlets as the leading source for news, information and primary data in sports betting. For more information, please visit www.actionnetwork.com or contact [email protected].