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Posts Tagged ‘Jim Rome’

Jim Rome Leaves ESPN, Headed to CBS Sports

It’s the end of an era at ESPN as nationally syndicated sports radio talk show host Jim Rome is leaving the network at the end of the month and is taking his television show, Jim Rome is Burning, to CBS Sports Network, according to The Big Lead.

Rome’s contract was reportedly up at ESPN and he was presented with a multi-year offer to stay at the network. Prior to JRIB, Rome was the host of Talk2 on ESPN2 from 1993-1998.

“Jim has been a valuable part of the ESPN family for most of the last two decades. We wish him the best of luck in his new endeavor,” ESPN said in a statement.

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Harvey Levin Now Officially the King of All Media

Thanks to a new deal with Premiere Networks that went live June 20, Harvey Levin has crossed over into the final, retro media frontier: radio.

TMZ Radio airs Monday through Friday as two separate one-minute installments, with Levin touching on the day’s latest celebrity news headlines. It can be heard locally on KBIG-FM and via some 50 other stations around the country. Befitting TMZ’s status as a one-man brand, the “About Harvey Levin” section in today’s press release clocks in at 345 words, longer than the body-text portion of the release.

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