Grantland Basketball Hour to Air Six Episodes During NBA Postseason

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Grantland Basketball Hour to Air Six Episodes During NBA Postseason

April 15, 2015

Grantland Basketball Hour to Air Six Episodes During NBA Postseason

Begins with Playoff Preview Shows April 16 – 17

Grantland Basketball Hour will air six one-hour episodes during the NBA playoffs beginning this Thursday, April 16 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN.  In addition, hosts Bill Simmons and Jalen Rose will also present two later shows which will focus on the NBA Draft and free agency period.

On Thursday, the first of two playoff preview shows will feature Grantland’s Zach Lowe and special guest JJ Redick of the Clippers to discuss key playoff storylines. Friday’s playoff preview show on April 17 will countdown “The 25 Most Intriguing People of the NBA Playoffs.”

Segments of the show will also be featured on Grantland.com, B.S. Report podcasts and incorporated into various ESPN platforms, including SportsCenter.

Date Time (ET) Show Title                                                        Network
Thu, Apr 16 7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Playoff Preview Show

ESPN
Fri, Apr 17 7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Playoff Preview Show

ESPN
Sat, April 18 11 a.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Playoff Preview Show (Re-air)

ESPN2
Tue, May 12 7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Playoff Show

ESPN
Tue, Jun 2

 

7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Playoff Show

ESPN
Mon, Jun 8 7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Finals Show

ESPN
Mon, Jun 15 10 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Finals Show

ESPN
Mon, Jun 23

 

7 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Draft Show

ESPN
Thu, Jul 9 7 p.m. Grantland Basketball

Free Agency Show

ESPN
Sun, Jul 12 2 p.m. Grantland Basketball Hour

Free Agency Show (Re-air)

ABC


Grantland Basketball Hour
, produced from ESPN’s Los Angeles Production Center as one of the first television extensions of ESPN’s Exit 31 initiative, aired several one-hour, prime-time episodes throughout the NBA regular season on ESPN.  In addition, re-airs were seen regularly on ESPN2 and at times on ABC.*Schedule and times are subject to change. Please check your local listings.

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Contacts:                     

Danny Chi                    ESPN Communications, 213-405-4400, [email protected]

Joyce Wang                  ESPN Communications, 213-405-4403, [email protected]

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Joyce Wang

As part of the West Coast publicity team, Joyce Wang is responsible for supporting PR efforts with the X Games franchise, Grantland, ESPN’s involvement with the LA2015 Special Olympics and ESPN’s telecast of the CrossFit Games. In addition, she handles weekly tune-in for World of X Games and bookings for Grantland contributors and staff writers. In her free time, Joyce is a competitive CrossFit athlete in the Southern California region and currently training for the CrossFit Regionals.
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