Breaking Down Connor Schell Promotion at ESPN With Sporting News Media Reporter Michael McCarthy

Ryan Glasspiegel

Michael McCarthy, a sports media reporter from Sporting News, joins the podcast. We discussed:

  • 30-for-30 co-creator Connor Schell’s promotion to EVP of content at ESPN. What are the broader ramifications? How will it shift what his focus has already been with studio programming? Will his digital initiatives draw more engagement?
  • The status of the forthcoming Mike Greenberg program. They will need dynamic co-hosts. Is there any way they could land Charissa Thompson for that role? Can SC6’s trajectory be turned around?
  • What is the benchmark of what FS1 would consider a success for the Cris Carter/Nick Wrong morning show?
  • The idea of Turner bidding on NFL rights.

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