Jim Rome Inks Deal With CBS, WIll Host Shows On CBS Sports Network & Showtime

Veteran sports broadcaster Jim Rome has signed a deal with CBS. Under the multi-year pact, he will host Rome, a new half-hour show airing weekdays at 6 PM on CBS Sports Network and a new sports and entertainment series on Showtime. Additionally, Rome will contribute to CBS Sports’ coverage of the NFL, NCAA basketball and U.S. Open Tennis Championships, and other events. He will make his CBS Sports debut during coverage of the 2012 NCAA Final Four with Rome launching on CBS Sports Network on April 3. It will feature news and opinion on the day’s hottest sports stories with rants, debates and guest appearances by some of the biggest names in sports. The show will originate from Orange County, Calif. where Rome’s daily radio show also originates from. The Showtime series will premiere in late Fall 2012. “Jim is a high profile, marquee talent who elevates our overall sports coverage and is a perfect fit within the growing platforms of CBS Sports and Showtime Sports,” said CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus. (more…)

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