Jim Rome’s new show on the CBS Sports Network gets its series premiere on Tuesday, April 3, the day after the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship. The show will originate from Southern California and be co-produced by dick clark productions.
“Rome” will get a 6 p.m. ET timeslot and will air daily for a half-hour, just like his ESPN/ESPN2 show “Rome is Burning.” Among his regular contributors will be the polarizing Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports.com, Will Carroll of SI.com and Gregg Doyel from CBSSports.com.
There won’t be too much reinvention of the wheel. From what I’ve heard, the show will have a similar format to “Burning” with a few tweaks here and there.
We have the press release from CBS Sports.
CBS Sports Network premieres ROME, a new weekday show hosted by veteran sports personality Jim Rome, on Tuesday, April 3 (6:00-6:30 PM, ET). ROME will feature news and opinion on the day’s hottest sports stories with rants and debates, delve into the daily headlines and social media buzz and include guest appearances by some of the biggest names in sports.
ROME will also include a roster of regular contributors including Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com, Will Carroll of SI.com and Jason Whitlock and Peter Schrager of FoxSports.com. The contributors will join Rome to break down the day’s major news stories with perspective and analysis.
ROME originates from Orange County, Calif. and is produced by Generate Entertainment in association with dick clark productions, inc.
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