NBC Sports Network has acquired multi-year rights from DirecTV to broadcast The Dan Patrick Show, TV and syndicated radio program with Football Night in America co-host Dan Patrick. The show will debut on NBC Sports Network tomorrow and air weekdays from 9 AM–Noon ET. A Best Of version will air weekday afternoons from 4-5 PM ET on NBC Sports Network. To coincide with tomorrow’s debut of the show NBC Sports Network will relocate to Channel 220 (from Channel 603) on DirecTV, adjacent to other sports channels. Patrick’s show also airs daily on DirecTV’s exclusive Audience Network.
Patrick co-hosts NBC’s Football Night in America NFL studio show, along with host Bob Costas, analysts Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison, and NFL insiders Peter King and Mike Florio. This past summer Patrick hosted NBC’s live weekday and weekend daytime coverage of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games in London. He also served the same role at Vancouver in 2010. Airing on DirecTV since August 2009, The Dan Patrick Show format follows and expanded on the radio show using Patrick’s trademark humor and interaction with production staff that includes Paul Pabst, Patrick O’Connor, Andrew Perloff and Todd Fritz, known as The Danettes.