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Earlier today Jason McIntrye of TheBigLead.com broke the news that Jim Rome was moving his weekday Jim Rome is Burning television show from ESPN to the CBS Sports Network. (ESPN has since confirmed Rome’s last TV appearance on behalf of the company will be January 27.)
In response to Rome’s show no longer airing weekdays at 4:30p ET on ESPN2, SbB has learned that ESPN2 weekday offering Numbers Never Lie will be moved from 3:30p ET to 4 and Dan Le Batard is Highly Questionable will be pushed back from its normal ESPN2 weekday 4p ET airtime to 4:30.
ESPN will likely eventually fill the 3:30p ET weekday slot on ESPN2 with another original programming production.
Multiple sources Friday indicated to SbB that as part of his new deal with CBS, Rome has agreed to make regular appearances on CBS-owned Showtime.
SbB has been told that Rome will be the centerpiece of an aggressive move by Showtime Sports into the increased production of original sports programming under new executive vi...
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The Big Lead is reporting that Jim Rome will be leaving ESPN for CBS this month, and that his show "Jim Rome is Burning" will be heading with him. ESPN later confirmed the report of Rome's departure. Rome has been on ESPN for the past eight years and his new home will be the CBS Sports Network, formerly known as CBS College Sports and CSTV. CBS Sports is available...
Jim Rome is no longer burning national sports on ESPN after nearly two decades of paychecks. He will soon be taking his rants, of clowning athletes and clones, over to the non-BCS conference game channel CBS Sports Network (CBSSN). Rome was presented with a multi-year offer to return to the network, but he did not accept it. His final burn?
The Big Lead reports that Jim Rome...
Jim Rome‘s second stint with ESPN is coming to an end. ESPN confirmed Friday that talk show host Jim Rome will leave the network, ending his run with the network almost nine years after his return was announced in January 2003. According to The Big Lead, Rome and his talk show Jim Rome is Burning will move to CBS Sports Network. Rome was in his second go-round with ESPN, having...
So Jim Rome is going from ESPN to CBS Sports Network even though the Worldwide Leader had offered him a multi-year extension for Rome Is Burning. According to a source, Rome wanted out at least in part because of comments made by an ESPN executive in Those Guys Have All The Fun, the oral history published last year. More »
Reports are out that Jim Rome, the ESPN radio and TV personality, is taking his talents to CBS. Frankly, I’ve never been a huge Rome fan (although Frank Caliendo does a nice impression). But while his days at ESPN may be over, we’ll always have this.
With all this business about Jim Rome leaving ESPN today, we figured we should check in with Jim Everett, the Rams, Saints, and Chargers quarterback whom Rome repeatedly called "Chris" on ESPN2 in 1994. Everett charged Rome. The video endures on YouTube. Everett is now a financial professional in California. <a href="http:...
The network had offered him a multi-year deal to stay, but Rome turned it down. Rome Is Burning had been on ESPN since 2004, and Rome is said to be getting an "expanded role" at CBS Sports Network. Maybe ESPN can replace him with a show that includes Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. Oh, wait. [The Big Lead] More »
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