Sports Byline USA Network Adds ''Carton & Friends''


Veteran sports personality Craig Carton returns to broadcast radio with a national syndication deal with Focus 360. "Carton & Friends" is a daily, three-hour program hosted by the morning sports talk host and features conversation about sports and pop culture. The show will air weekdays from 9am to noon ET. It debuts Tuesday, May 29 on the Sports Byline USA Network, which includes broadcast radio, the American Forces Network and numerous digital platforms.

"We're delighted to bring Craig Carton back to broadcast radio and be on his team," said Focus 360 CEO Phil Brown. "Craig is a proven ratings winner with a huge fan base. This is a great opportunity for sports radio stations and for advertisers who want to reach an engaged audience. Welcome back, Craig Carton."

Carton & Friends is produced by the FNTSY Sports Radio Network, a subsidiary of SportsGrid, Inc., which has been streaming the program since March 29 live on audio and video digital platforms. The show is broadcast daily in front of a live audience from Rock & Reilly's upscale gastropub across from Madison Square Garden in New York City. Carton is joined by veteran FNTSY Sports Radio Network personality Corey Parson and MMA commentator Michelle Serpico.

"We have always been committed to delivering quality sports programming to fans around the country and around the world," said Sports Byline USA President Darren Peck. "We couldn't be happier about offering our affiliates and platforms Craig Carton and his unique brand of sports radio."

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