|By PR Newswire||
|August 25, 2014 05:16 PM EDT||
CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, 120 Sports announced that a new two-hour block of live programming has been added to its current line-up and debuted today. The 120 Football Fix will air live Monday through Friday from 12 p.m.-2 p.m. ET and will cover all topics surrounding football, professional, college and the stars of tomorrow in high school football.
"We are excited to introduce 120 Football Fix at a time when the sports world is buzzing about football," said 120 Sports president Jason Coyle. "At 120 Sports, we are committed to discussing the topics our fans are talking about in real time, and right now, that's football. This show is a natural fit and perfect addition to our current lineup of programming."
120 Football Fix will feature 120 Sports host and Yahoo Shutdown Corner writer Eric Edholm (@Eric_Edholm) and former football stars including: 2002-#1 overall pick David Carr (@DCarr8), Super Bowl Champion Amani Toomer (@AmaniAtoomer), Heisman Winner and Perennial Pro Bowler Eddie George (@EddieGeorge2727), 2-time Super Bowl Champion CB Bryant McFadden (@BMac_120), Falcons and Ravens All-Pro fullback Ovie Mughelli (@oviemughelli34), 8-year pro Derek Rackley (@drack48), Campus Insiders (@CampusInsiders) talent from campuses around the country, Sports Illustrated's fantasy football guru Michael Beller (@MBeller) and writers from TheMMQB.com and football insider Russ Lande (@RussLande).
With the addition of 120 Football Fix, 120 Sports will produce 76 hours of live programming per week. The network has produced more than 500 hours of live programming since its launch on June 25th 2014.
The 120 Sports app offers seven-day-a-week live broadcast-quality programming and on-demand content in a newly conceptualized two-minute format. The 120 Sports app is available as a free download from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, as well as a web experience at 120Sports.com and other distribution outlets.
About 120 Sports
120 Sports is a first-of-its-kind network partnership involving multiple leagues and media properties created for the digital generation and the devices it uses most. Named 120 Sports for its concept of offering original sports broadcast production in a newly conceptualized two-minute format, today's fans have access to unauthenticated video programming through a new platform built to intuitively integrate video and data in ways they haven't experienced before. Equity partners in 120 Sports include Time Inc./Sports Illustrated, MLB.com the NHL, Campus Insiders, the PGA TOUR and Silver Chalice.
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