It’s finally official. Paul “Paulie” Pabst, Executive Producer of the Dan Patrick Show made the announcement just minutes ago.
— Paul Pabst (@PaulPabst) October 19, 2012
John Ourand of Sports Business Journal says the show will begin airing on
Halloween Wednesday, October 24 (why did I think next week was Halloween?).
Source: The Dan Patrick Show will debut on NBC Sports Net next Wednesday. Good move for both sides.
— John Ourand (@Ourand_SBJ) October 19, 2012
Fang’s Bites learned back in August that NBC had been negotiating with DirecTV to carry the show and the move finally came to fruition today. Fox Sports Net had been carrying the TV simulcast for two years and that came to an end this week.
DirecTV’s Audience Network will continue to originate the show from Dan’s Mancave in Milford, CT and provide the production for NBC Sports Network.
UPDATE, 9;35 p.m.: NBC Sports Network will not only pick up The Dan Patrick Show from 9 a.m. to noon ET, it will also air The Box Score, the wrap-up show hosted by Casey Geraghty with the Danettes, Paul Pabst, Seton O’Connor, Fritzy and McLovin’ meaning the DP Show block will go from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. ET. The Box Score had been previously exclusive to DirecTV and DanPatrick.com.
UPDATE, 10/23/12: Dan says Paulie jumped the gun with his tweet. It now appears that the Dan Patrick Show will make its debut on Monday, October 29 on NBC Sports Network at 9 a.m. ET