"THE EISEN HOUR" DEBUTS JANUARY 23 ON EPIX
Hour-Long, Six-Episode Series to Air Saturdays at 10 PM
New York, NY - January 13, 2021 - Premium network EPIX(R) today announced the debut of The Eisen Hour, a weekly hour-long, six-episode series featuring Emmy nominated broadcaster, Rich Eisen. Each week, Eisen will sit down with some of the most dynamic personalities from the world of sports and entertainment. True to his style, Rich will unearth unique stories and opinions using his total recall of all things movies and pop culture. Each week highlights a joyful, engaging, and oftentimes hilarious look at the world of entertainment through the lens of Eisen's uncanny interviewing style.
Eisen will produce through his newly formed, Rich Eisen Productions, alongside Michael Davies and Embassy Row. Central Talent Booking will oversee talent for The Eisen Hour.
Eisen will continue to host the Emmy Award-nominated The Rich Eisen Show, which airs daily on Peacock TV and simulcast on SiriusXM's NBC Sports Audio (channel 211). Now in its seventh year, the show features an engaging mix of sports, humor and pop culture, while attracting the most recognizable names in sports and entertainment, including Tom Brady, Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Regina King, Aaron Rodgers, Larry David, Morgan Freeman and more. He also remains busy at the NFL Network where he anchors NFL Gameday Morning each Sunday, network's annual Super Bowl pre-game show, as well as combine and draft coverage. Late last year, Eisen also announced his new podcast, Just Getting Started, which will be distributed by Westwood One.
Eisen is represented by UTA.
About Rich Eisen
Rich Eisen has been and will continue to be the signature host for NFL Network since he was hired as the network's first on-air talent in June 2003. He can be seen Sunday morning's throughout the NFL season hosting the network's Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning. Eisen also serves as the emcee of the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Canton, Ohio, and also anchors the network's special on location coverage of the NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine and Super Bowl. Prior to joining NFL Network, he had a memorable eight-year run at ESPN, where he became one of the network's most visible personalities as host of SportsCenter as well as a variety of other high-profile assignments. The Rich Eisen Show debuted in October 2014 and following its second full year (2016) was nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Show-Daily. He is married to Emmy award winning sports reporter Suzy, and three kids and two rescue dogs.
EPIX(R), an MGM company, is a premium television network delivering a broad line-up of quality original series and documentaries, the latest movie releases and classic film franchises - all available on TV, on demand, online and across devices. EPIX(R) has tripled the amount of original programming on the network and has become a destination for original premium content with series including Godfather of Harlem, starring and executive produced by Forest Whitaker; Perpetual Grace, LTD, starring Sir Ben Kingsley; spy thriller Deep State; epic fantasy drama series Britannia; War of the Worlds, from Howard Overman and starring Gabriel Byrne and Elizabeth McGovern; two-part music docuseries Laurel Canyon; docuseries Slow Burn based on the hit podcast; docuseries NFL: The Grind, from NFL Films and hosted by Rich Eisen; Belgravia, from Julian Fellowes, Gareth Neame and the creative team from Downton Abbey; six-part docuseries Helter Skelter: An American Myth, executive produced and directed by Lesley Chilcott; music docuseries By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem; six-part docuseries Enslaved featuring Hollywood icon and human rights activist Samuel L. Jackson; season two of Pennyworth, the origin story of Batman's butler Alfred; as well as upcoming premieres of drama Chapelwaite, based on the short story Jerusalem's Lot by Stephen King and starring Academy Award winner Adrien Brody; dramedy Bridge and Tunnel, written and directed by Ed Burns and docuseries Fiasco. Launched in October 2009, EPIX(R) is available nationwide through cable, telco, satellite and emerging digital distribution platforms as well as through its EPIX NOW app, providing more movies than any other network with thousands of titles available for streaming.
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