John Ourand on Ratings, Broadcaster Shakeup & More
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Episode 412 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features an interview with "Sports Business Journal" reporter, John Ourand.
Ourand and Traina discuss the latest sports media news including Amazon's declining ratings for "Thursday Night Football" and what's behind the lower numbers in recent weeks. Other topics covered include Jim Nantz stepping down as CBS and Turner's lead play-by-play voice for the NCAA Tournament and Ian Eagle taking over the role, what to expect from Astros-Phillies World Series ratings on Fox, the latest update on the future of NFL Sunday Ticket and much more.
Following Ourand, Sal Licata from WFAN and SNY in New York joins Jimmy for the weekly "Traina Thoughts" segment. This week, Jimmy shares a terrible gambling story, Sal shares a crazy story regarding the release of Taylor Swift's new album and the guys give out their weekly NFL best bet pick
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