Scott Van Pelt Show Debuts July 6
2-4 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio; 3-4 p.m. ESPN2 Simulcast
On Monday, July 6, The Scott Van Pelt Show (2-4 p.m. ET M-F) will debut on ESPN Radio, originating from a television studio within ESPN’s Digital Center for its 3-4 p.m. simulcast on ESPN2 and ESPN2HD.
Joined by Ryen Russillo, The Scott Van Pelt Show replaces Tirico & Van Pelt in radio’s afternoon time slot. The show will adopt the atmosphere of two pals talking sports, sharing their opinions and personalities with listeners and viewers who will be encouraged to share calls, e-mails and photos, which will be displayed on the show’s page on ESPNRadio.com.
Van Pelt will continue to anchor the 11 p.m. SportsCenter four nights a week.
Russillo is a veteran of the Boston radio and TV scene, and knows his way around ESPN Radio’s Bristol, Conn. studios, having hosted several shows and filled in on others in recent years.
Van Pelt joined ESPN from The Golf Channel (1994-2000) in Spring 2001 as the network’s lead professional golf reporter, and has become one of SportCenter’s primary anchors. A native of Brookville, Md., Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland, and began his sports broadcasting career at WTTG-TV (FOX) in Washington, D.C. in 1990.
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