RADIO.COM Sports Officially Launches Semiweekly Digital Shows Big Time Basketball and Big Time Baseball
Announces New RADIO.COM Sports Insiders Brian Scalabrine, Jon Heyman, Michael Irvin and Brian Baldinger, as Well as Plans for a Weekly Digital Football Show
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 2, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, today formally unveiled two original digital shows on RADIO.COM Sports titled Big Time Basketball and Big Time Baseball. Both new shows feature expert analysis from RADIO.COM Sports Insiders providing the most up-to-date news, commentary and happenings in basketball and baseball, respectively. The shows will be available on RADIO.COM Sports via the RADIO.COM mobile app, RADIO.COM/Sports, and wherever you get your podcasts. Show content will also be highlighted on RADIO.COM Sports’ social media handles: @RDCSports on Twitter and @Radiodotcomsports on Instagram.
Big Time Basketball is hosted by RADIO.COM Sports NBA Insiders Brian Scalabrine and Matt Steinmetz. Scalabrine is a former NBA player and coach and a current television commentator for the Boston Celtics. Steinmetz is an on-air host at 95.7 The Game in San Francisco, an Entercom station. New episodes of Big Time Basketball debut on Tuesdays and Thursdays through the NBA Draft.
Big Time Baseball is hosted by RADIO.COM Sports MLB Insider Jon Heyman, veteran play-by-play voice, Josh Lewin, and a rotation of guest hosts. Featured guests include fellow RADIO.COM Sports Insiders Joe Girardi and Bob Nightengale, with others to be announced. New episodes debut every Monday and Thursday through the end of the MLB post-season.
In addition to Scalabrine and Heyman, RADIO.COM Sports also announced the addition of football insiders, including Michael Irvin, Hall of Fame wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys and current analyst on NFL Network, Brian Baldinger, former NFL offensive lineman for the Dallas Cowboys, Indianapolis Colts and Philadelphia Eagles and current analyst on NFL Network’s “Total Access” and Eliot Shorr-Parks, Philadelphia Eagles insider and one of the hosts of the “Go Birds” podcast on RADIO.COM.
Additionally, Shorr-Parks and Baldinger will host a weekly football digital show which will debut with the off-season in review on Tuesday, May 14th on RADIO.COM Sports.
“With the addition of these three new shows, RADIO.COM Sports continues to expand our digital content offering for fans across the country,” said Mike Dee, President of Sports, Entercom. “We look forward to continuing to build the RADIO.COM Sports digital platform with more native content in the weeks and months ahead.”
“We know from our large and loyal fan base that the expansion of RADIO.COM Sports original content is an important driver in the continued growth of the RADIO.COM platform,” said Pam Russo, Senior Vice President and General Manager, RADIO.COM. “We are thrilled to have such a deep roster of amazing talent joining our family.”
RADIO.COM Sports is Entercom’s national sports platform which creates, distributes and markets premium sports content across the company’s broadcast and digital distribution channels.
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. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the U.S., currently has over 300 stations and more than 3,000 podcasts, with more added continuously. 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.
RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.
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).