View Full Version : The Sports Show on DPTV launches Monday

Colorado Media Newsroom
December 15th, 2014, 08:39 AM
From The Denver Post:


Woody Paige and Les Shapiro hunker down in a man cave on "The Sports Show," (http://www.denverpost.com/sportsshow) a new online offering from Denver Post TV, discussing all things sports, live from the Post newsroom, weekdays 1-3 p.m.

Think sports-talk radio for the internet.

Post veteran Paige and CBS4/ESPN Radio Denver sportscaster Shapiro discuss Colorado sports, accompanied by pop-up commercial ribbons. Unlike the Post’s journalistic product online, they’ll be open to product placements, talent mentions, and traditional radio ad gimmicks. The venture is a production of The Sports Show LLC (Paige, Shapiro and others) and will split advertising 50-50 with The Post.

In a “soft-launch” show making the rounds, they talk product placement and subliminal advertising (namely a Nike swoosh for the Bronco horse’s nostril). “There are swooshes all over this uniform and I don’t think it’s right! I think Nike put one over on the Broncos and everyone else,” Paige declares in this clip (http://vimeo.com/digitalfirstmedia/review/114198186/c6619dd168).

Guests will include sports personalities, athletes, Denver Post sports staff, politicians, comedians and more. “Viewers will be able to interact live with the show via phone call-in, Twitter and Facebook,” said Tim Rasmussen, the Post’s Assistant Managing Editor-Photography and Multimedia. “In February we will be able to have guests live on the show via SKYPE.”

Viewers can interact via Twitter (https://twitter.com/SportsShow) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/SportsShowDenver).

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