04/26/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 04/26/2021 09:58
PHILADELPHIA, PA - April 26, 2021 - Audacy announced a new distribution partnership with 'The Rich Eisen Show' to carry the program across its digital platforms, effective immediately. Audacy becomes the program's first free streaming audio partner.
Owned and operated by the 2021 Sports Emmy nominee for 'Best Studio Host' and long-time host of NFL Network, 'The Rich Eisen Show' can be heard live weekdays from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET and 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.
In addition to Rich's live program, both an on-demand podcast version of his weekday program and his new podcast Just Getting Started are also available on Audacy.
'Rich's show is a terrific addition to our Audacy platform and reinforces our position as the unrivaled leader in local and national sports audio content,' said Jeff Sottolano, Executive Vice President of Programming, Audacy. 'We're thrilled to bring Rich's mix of sports and culture to our audience, just in time for this week's NFL Draft.'
'I could not be more thrilled to be partnering with Audacy to bring my show and podcasts to the millions of ears they have listening on their platform 24/7,' Eisen said. 'I would say I can't wait to just get started with them, but it all starts immediately, so that's quite exciting.'
'The Rich Eisen Show' will continue to originate from their El Segundo studio, where the show has lived since it started in 2014, with all three hours of the show also airing live on NBC Sports on Peacock from noon to 3:00 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
Audacy is the unrivaled leader in sports radio, reaching three times more people than the leading competitor. Audacy is the #1 sports radio ownership group, which owns and operates 39 all-sports stations across the U.S. Its unparalleled broadcast portfolio reaches nearly 30 million sports fans monthly and boasts the nation's leading collection of radio play-by-play coverage. Audacy also serves as the flagship home of 41 professional teams and over 50 Division 1 collegiate programs, including the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, and University of Michigan and University of Oregon, among others.