James Andrew Miller
Episode 78 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live the host of the “Origins” podcast. His latest project is a deep dive into HBO. In this podcast, Miller discusses the prospect of ABC airing Monday Night Football and whether ESPN could afford not to have MNF on cable; the interest at Disney in airing a Super Bowl; why he believes Stephen A. Smith’s annual salary will ultimately top $10 million; how ESPN decides on salaries such as Smith’s; whether it is fair to question ESPN’s talent layoffs when the company is paying big money for talent elsewhere; ESPN staffers navigating social media thoughts about the 2020 Presidential Election; Jim’s new book project on HBO and how much sports will play a part in the book; his upcoming “Origins” podcast on the 20th anniversary of the film, “Almost Famous” and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
Robert Klemko and Jimmy Traina
Joe Buck of Fox Sports
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.