The Dan Patrick Present, which can exit NBCSN later this week, is predicted to in the end land at B/R Reside, The Massive Lead has discovered from an individual with information 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 at this time, the US Courtroom of Appeals upheld an earlier authorized ruling that, regardless of objections of the Justice Division, AT&T will probably 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, will probably be underneath the identical umbrella.
B/R Reside is Bleacher Report’s streaming platform, which is accessible on iPhones, Androids, net browsers, and numerous TV-connected units like Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Hearth. In a profile of Dan Patrick final April, we speculated that B/R Reside may in the end 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 ready in stone, it might not be astonishing if the Dan Patrick Present landed again on linear tv on certainly one of Turner’s networks — TNT, TBS, or TruTV — down the street.
NBCSN introduced earlier at this time that it might 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.