The Dan Patrick Present, which is able to exit NBCSN later this week, is anticipated to finally land at B/R Reside, The Huge Lead has realized from an individual with data of the information. Unauthorized to talk publicly on the matter, the particular person requested anonymity.
The Dan Patrick Present originates from a take care of AT&T/DirecTV, airs on their Viewers community, and is licensed out by way of simulcast to FOX Sports activities Radio on Premiere Networks and SiriusXM. It had been simulcast on NBCSN since 2012.
Earlier as we speak, the US Court docket of Appeals upheld an earlier authorized ruling that, regardless of objections of the Justice Division, AT&T can be allowed to amass Time Warner. What this implies from a sports activities media perspective is that DirecTV and Turner Sports activities, which owns Bleacher Report, can be underneath the identical umbrella.
B/R Reside is Bleacher Report’s streaming platform, which is accessible on iPhones, Androids, internet browsers, and varied TV-connected gadgets like Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Hearth. In a profile of Dan Patrick final April, we speculated that B/R Reside may finally be a touchdown spot for Dan and his co-hosts, Todd Fritz, Paul Pabst, Andrew Perloff, and Patrick O’Connor.
Whereas a number of issues pertaining to the merger are in flux and nothing is about in stone, it will not be astonishing if the Dan Patrick Present landed again on linear tv on one among Turner’s networks — TNT, TBS, or TruTV — down the highway.
NBCSN introduced earlier as we speak that it will be changing the Dan Patrick Present with a two-hour encore presentation of PFT Reside with Mike Florio and an hour of Sky Sports activities Information.