Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Media Roundtable with John Ourand

Media Roundtable with John Ourand

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - May 23, 2019 - 44:14

Episode 53 of the Sports Media Podcast features a roundtable with Sports Business Daily media reporter John Ourand. In this podcast, Deitsch and Ourand discuss the NFL moving Sunday divisional playoff games to 3pm and 6:30 p.m. ET start times; dropping the single-header rule, meaning all markets will get at least three Sunday afternoon games; the postseason NBA viewership; how much of the declines are tied to LeBron James versus other factors; the L.A. Times profile of ESPN president Jimmy Pitaro; the future of cord cutting; whether Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google will pick up significant sports rights packages by 2025; ESPN and the nexus of sports and politics; Pitaro saying talent is no longer confused about politics; the NFL Network’s rights deal with Conference USA for 10 football games; the Sports Emmys and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, and more.

Previous Episode

Taylor Rooks and Jim Ross

May 16, 2019 - 1:25:41
Episode 53 of the Sports Media Podcast features two guests. First up is Taylor Rooks, a host and reporter for Bleacher Report and the...

Next Episode

David Epstein, Seerat Sohi and Daniel Dale

May 29, 2019 - 1:31:40
Episode 54 of the Sports Media Podcast features three guests: First up is David Epstein, a New York Times best-selling author whose...

About The Show

The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.

Hosted By

Richard Deitsch
Richard Deitsch