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ESPN's Doug Gottlieb Signs Major Deal With CBS


Multi-faceted sportscaster Doug Gottlieb of ESPN has signed a multi-year deal with CBS and will contribute across CBS Sports properties. The announcement came today from Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports, and Dan Mason, President and CEO, CBS RADIO.

Among the platforms that Gottlieb will be featured on are:

  • CBS Sports Radio - Gottlieb will host afternoons (3:00-6:00 PM, ET) on CBS Sports Radio , the newly created 24-hour, seven-day-a-week network featuring national programming from premier entities CBS RADIO and CBS Sports. He will debut on Jan. 2, 2013, the same day CBS Sports Radio launches.
  • CBS Sports - Gottlieb will serve as studio and game analyst for CBS Sports' coverage of regular-season college basketball and the Network's joint coverage with Turner Sports of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
  • CBS Sports Network - Gottlieb will host a new show airing weekdays on CBS Sports Network beginning this fall and will be an analyst for regular-season college basketball.
  • CBSSports.com - Gottlieb will be an exclusive contributor to CBSSports.com, including columns, podcasts and College Basketball 360.
"This is the first of many prominent personalities we will be adding to the CBS Sports Radio lineup," said Mason. "Doug is well-versed in today's sports landscape and for years has entertained audiences with his unique blend of wit, honesty and outspokenness - traits essential for creating great radio programming. We are thrilled to provide this exciting show to our new and soon-to-be announced affiliates across the country."

"CBS has among its portfolio the most powerful assets in all of sports and is home to arguably the greatest championship event - the NCAA Tournament," said Gottlieb. "Thinking about the reach of CBS Sports Radio and the continued growth of CBS Sports Network, coupled with quality online reporting and the overall distinguished reputation of CBS Sports, this was an easy choice to make, and an opportunity I couldn't resist."

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