1 hr 4 min

Episode 113: The Big Get Eli Manning, ESPN’s DTC bet, Netflix’s NBA plan and Al Michaels’ future The Sports Media Podcast

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Disney CEO Bob Iger recently announced the year – 2025 – when ESPN will take its main cable channel direct-to-consumer. Host Andrew Marchand, who has reported on 2025 as the date for a couple of years, and John Ourand discuss what needs to happen before the 2025 launch date. The two hosts identify storylines that should develop over the next two years, as it heads direct-to-consumer. In light of SBJ’s report on Netflix’s interest in the NBA’s In-Season Tournament, Marchand and Ourand discuss Netflix’s aspirations to invest in live sports. The hosts also dive into Marchand’s exclusive interview with Al Michaels and talk about the future of the broadcasting legend.
 
Former NFL legend and current TV star Eli Manning joins the podcast as The Big Get and addresses how his brother Peyton Manning convinced him to do the “ManningCast” and when he knew that the Monday night show would be a success. Manning also dives into how he dealt with the media as a star quarterback in New York, what he learned from Derek Jeter when talking with the media and who his media influences were in his younger days. Manning also discusses the 2-8 New York Giants and offers suggestions on how his former team can improve.
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Disney CEO Bob Iger recently announced the year – 2025 – when ESPN will take its main cable channel direct-to-consumer. Host Andrew Marchand, who has reported on 2025 as the date for a couple of years, and John Ourand discuss what needs to happen before the 2025 launch date. The two hosts identify storylines that should develop over the next two years, as it heads direct-to-consumer. In light of SBJ’s report on Netflix’s interest in the NBA’s In-Season Tournament, Marchand and Ourand discuss Netflix’s aspirations to invest in live sports. The hosts also dive into Marchand’s exclusive interview with Al Michaels and talk about the future of the broadcasting legend.
 
Former NFL legend and current TV star Eli Manning joins the podcast as The Big Get and addresses how his brother Peyton Manning convinced him to do the “ManningCast” and when he knew that the Monday night show would be a success. Manning also dives into how he dealt with the media as a star quarterback in New York, what he learned from Derek Jeter when talking with the media and who his media influences were in his younger days. Manning also discusses the 2-8 New York Giants and offers suggestions on how his former team can improve.
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1 hr 4 min