HBO announced today that it has signed an “exclusive, multi-year, multi-platform agreement” with longtime ESPN sports commentator Bill Simmons, a deal that includes a weekly series that will premiere next year. In a press release, HBO...Show More Summary
Months after his unceremonious departure from ESPN, Bill Simmons has found a new home with HBO. [ more › ]
Former ESPN commentator Bill Simmons has landed at HBO.
Two months after ESPN let Bill Simmons go, the Grantland founder and prolific sports opiner has landed at HBO. The network released a statement today saying it signed Simmons to a "major new multi-year, multi-platform exclusive agreement anchored by an all-new HBO series to launch in 2016."The word anchored implies that... More »
Bill Simmons has settled on his post-ESPN job: He'll be taking his talents to HBO. Simmons has signed a multiyear, multiplatform agreement with HBO, which includes a weekly series launching next year, the network announced. He will begin working for HBO in October, after his ESPN deal has ended. Show More Summary
After a tumultuous break-up with ESPN, sports media veteran Bill Simmons is rebounding with a hot new mate: HBO. To celebrate, relive his greatest DGAF moments.
Bill Simmons, whose caustic comments about NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell got him suspended by ESPN and may have led to his departure from the network, has found a new home. HBO announced today that Simmons has signed on and will have his own talk show starting in 2016. That talk show will no doubt include…
While Bill Simmons not-so-subtly pushed his way out of ESPN, he’s certainly landed on his feet after signing a big new deal with HBO. Per The New York Times, HBO has announced that Simmons will get his own sports-centered talk show on HBO that will begin airing in 2016. Show More Summary
Former ESPN columnist, TV personality, and Grantland editor Bill Simmons has found a new home. He will be joining HBO in October on a multi-year contract, the network announced on Wednesday. ESPN announced in May that it was declining...Show More Summary
HBO just announced its multi-year, multi-platform deal with the former ESPN anchor and Grantland founder.
Former ESPN and Grantland writer Bill Simmons is heading to HBO in October, the network announced Wednesday. He'll have a talk show starting in 2016, and he'll also develop video podcasts and features on HBO platforms. Some more details on the "multiyear, multiplatform" deal from HBO's press release: HBO will be Simmons' exclusive television home. Show More Summary
Bill Simmons will be on HBO beginning next year. Here's the details
Just over a month after rumors surfaced that HBO was pursuing Bill Simmons, the premium cable network and the former ESPN personality announced a multi-year agreement that includes a weekly TV show and a production deal. As reportedShow More Summary
After cutting ties with ESPN, Bill Simmons is headed to HBO, where he will host a sports talk show starting next year. At ESPN, Simmons was an outspoken writer, editor and podcast host, once calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a liar...Show More Summary
Bill Simmons, perhaps the most famous voice in sports media, has agreed to a multi-year agreement with HBO, the network announced Wednesday in a press release. Simmons will host a weekly HBO talk show, which is set to start in 2016, but he'll have his fingerprints all over other areas of HBO, too. Show More Summary
Bill Simmons, the well-known "Sports Guy" who departed ESPN amid clashes with the network's top brass, has found his next perch: HBO.
Bill Simmons will star in a new weekly series for HBO as part of a major exclusive multi-year, multi-platform agreement. The TV series starts next year. Simmons’ contract with ESPN was not renewed in early May – one of three major personalities with whom ESPN parted company in a short period of time, also including Keith Olbermann and Colin Cowherd. Show More Summary
HBO says it has struck a multi-year, multi-platform deal with the multi-faceted Bill Simmons.
"It's not TV. It's HBO." That's the tagline that HBO has used for years, and now it might fully be living up to it. Sports commentator and superstar Bill Simmons has signed a multi-year agreement with HBO that will include a weekly series...Show More Summary