or


[07/15/13 - 09:56 AM]
New Weekday Lineup on ESPN and ESPN2 Set for Football Season
Among the networks' weekday highlights that take effect in August are the addition of the daily, hour-long "NFL Insiders," featuring Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter.

[via press release from ESPN]

New Weekday Lineup on ESPN and ESPN2 Set for Football Season

Adjusted Sunday ESPN2 Schedule Also Coming

Beginning Monday, Aug. 5 and continuing throughout the football season, ESPN and ESPN2 will offer new weekday afternoon programing lineups, resulting from a combination of new shows, expansion of existing programs and different time slots for select series (some of which have already taken place). Additionally for the football season, ESPN2's Sunday schedule will also have a different look (beginning September 8).

Among the networks' weekday highlights that take effect in August are the addition of the daily, hour-long NFL Insiders, featuring Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter (ESPN, 3-4 p.m. ET) and the introduction of a daily soccer studio show, ESPN FC (ESPN2, Monday-Friday 5:30-6 p.m. and Sundays at midnight, beginning Sunday, Aug. 11).

Schefter (L) and Mortensen will co-host NFL Insiders

On Sundays from September 8 throughout the football season, the revamped ESPN2 schedule will include Cowherd on Football (9-10 a.m.), a new hour-long program focusing on both college and pro football discussion and commentary with host Colin Cowherd. In addition, the ESPN2 Sunday schedule will feature the weekly Outside the Lines at 8 a.m. followed on ESPN2 by The Sports Reporters (8:30 a.m.). Then, Cowherd on Football will lead into SportsCenter (10-11 a.m.) followed by the network's two-hour Fantasy Football Now (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.). Over on ESPN, the football Sunday morning schedule will continue to consist of SportsCenter through 10 a.m. followed by NFL Countdown from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Outside the Lines (ESPN2, 4:30-5 p.m.) and College Football Live (ESPN2, 5-5:30 p.m.) are also part of the planned August weekday schedule modifications, joining the recently changed new time slots for SportsNation (ESPN2, 3-4 p.m.) and Highly Questionable (ESPN2, 4-4:30 p.m.), as well last month's expansion of Numbers Never Lie from 30 to 60 minutes (ESPN2, 2-3 p.m.).

"The brand-new lineup is designed to reinforce our commitment to football during the most active time of year," said Norby Williamson, ESPN executive vice president, programming. "Fans will gain insight from some of ESPN's leading voices in new settings, while continuing to enjoy a strong mix of emerging shows and valuable, long-established series."

Below is a snapshot of the weekday lineup as of Monday, Aug. 5 as well as the new Sunday lineup (as of September 8).

NEW ESPN AND ESPN2 FOOTBALL SEASON WEEKDAY LINEUP STARTING MONDAY, AUG. 5
Time (ET) ESPN ESPN2
2-2:30 p.m. SportsCenter Numbers Never Lie
2:30-3 p.m.
3-3:30 p.m. NFL Insiders SportsNation
3:30-4 p.m.
4-4:30 p.m. NFL Live Highly Questionable
4:30-5 p.m. Outside the Lines
5-5:30 p.m. Around the Horn College Football Live
5:30-6 p.m. Pardon the Interruption ESPN FC (*starts Aug. 11)

NOTE: *ESPN FC will also be presented Sundays at midnight in addition to M-F at 5:30 p.m. (as of Aug. 11).

NEW ESPN AND ESPN2 FOOTBALL SEASON SUNDAY LINEUP STARTING SEPTEMBER 8
Time (ET) ESPN ESPN2
8-8:30 a.m. SportsCenter Outside the Lines
8:30-9 a.m. The Sports Reporters
9-9:30 a.m. Cowherd on Football
9:30-10 a.m.
10-10:30 a.m. NFL Countdown SportsCenter
10:30-11 a.m.
11-11:30 a.m. Fantasy Football Now
11:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
12-12:30 p.m.
12:30-1 p.m.





  [july 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[09/04/15 - 03:42 PM]
Video: "Arrow" Season 4 Trailer
The show gave fans a surprise with the debut of the first footage from the show's upcoming fourth season at Dragon Con.

[09/04/15 - 03:42 PM]
Edward Burns Has a Surprise for "Public Morals" Fans: TNT Will Offer All 10 Episodes On-Demand for Labor Day Weekend
The episodes will be available via TNT On Demand, tntdrama.com and the Watch TNT mobile app, as well as on participating TV providers' platforms and apps.

[09/04/15 - 02:37 PM]
Michigan-Utah Is Record Setter for FS1
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Thursday, September 3.

[09/04/15 - 12:00 PM]
Disney Channel Orders Family Comedy Series "Stuck in the Middle"
Jenna Ortega stars as Harley Diaz, an engineering whiz who uses her inventions to navigate life as the middle child in a family of seven kids.

[09/04/15 - 09:56 AM]
Every Major CBS News Broadcasts Posts Year-to-Year Viewer Growth and Strong Deliveries of Adults 25-54
CBS News further spins the numbers for the week of August 24-30.

[09/04/15 - 09:43 AM]
ESPNU Extends College Football Weekend, Debuts "College Football Sunday" Program
ESPNU will extend the college football weekend with the debut of "College Football Sunday" starting this week, September 6, and continuing throughout the college football season.

[09/04/15 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Rides "Big Brother," "Big Bang" to Another Victory
Said duo are the night's top draws among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[09/04/15 - 08:01 AM]
Fall Into Music with CMT in September as Network Launches New Original Specials, Documentaries, Artist Collaborations, Live Performances, Album Premieres and More
The music-filled month kicks off Labor Day Weekend on September 5 live from Charleston as Darius Rucker performs a surprise pop-up show before his hometown in a brand new installment of "CMT Instant Jam."

[09/04/15 - 07:31 AM]
Beasts of No Nation - Main Trailer and Key Art Debut
The powerful new Netflix film starring Idris Elba recently had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival and will screen at the Telluride Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, and London Film Festival.

[09/04/15 - 06:07 AM]
ESPN's 2015 Thursday Night Doubleheader Sees Significant Ratings Increases Over 2014 Thursday Night Opener
ESPN spins the numbers for Thursday, September 3.

[09/04/15 - 04:03 AM]
truTV and "Impractical Jokers" Take Over New York's South Street Seaport in Epic, First-Ever Live Event Celebrating Hit Series 100th Episode
The network recaps last night's special event, hosted by Howie Mandel.

[09/03/15 - 08:23 PM]
Video: "Billy on the Street" - New Season: Sneak Peek
Get your first look at the show's truTV incarnation, premiering Thursday, October 8.

[09/03/15 - 02:37 PM]
"The Late Late Show With James Corden" To Host Top Entertainment Celebs, Sept. 8 - Sept. 10
Corden will welcome Alison Brie, Bradley Cooper, Fall Out Boy, Andrew Garfield, Wiz Khalifa, Jeremy Renner and Jason Sudeikis in the course of just three days.

[09/03/15 - 02:16 PM]
Check Out John Diggle's New Costume on "Arrow!"
David Ramsey's character will be donning this gear in the premiere episode of "Arrow" on Wednesday, October 7.

[09/03/15 - 02:13 PM]
Darius Rucker's Surprise "CMT Instant Jam" from Charleston, SC Premieres Saturday, September 5 at 10 P.M., ET/PT
The one-hour show features Rucker performing on the beach at local venue The Windjammer to hits including "Homegrown Honey," "Don't Think I Don't Think About It," "Alright," Hootie and the Blowfish favorite "Only Wanna Be With You" and more.