Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. Reunite on DraftKings Network
Show to Air Live Weekdays from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET
Boston (August 24, 2023) – DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) announced today that Mike Golic and Mike Golic Jr. are joining forces to host a live daily studio show on DraftKings Network. Beginning August 28, GoJo and Golic will anchor DraftKings Network weekday morning show from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET on Samsung TV Plus and DraftKingsNetwork.com. The show will also be available via audio wherever fans listen to podcasts including on Spotify and Apple. Host, Jessie Coffield, will anchor the two-hour program from DraftKings Boston-based studio.
“We’re excited to expand GoJo’s presence on DraftKings Network and reunite him with his father, Mike Golic Sr, in a daily morning show airing exclusively in video via DraftKings Network. The Golics have been synonymous with morning sports television for more than a decade so adding GoJo and Golic to our lineup instantly creates appointment viewing and listening for our audience,” said Stacie McCollum, Vice President of Content, DraftKings. “Since launching in May, we’ve continued to expand our video offerings and content portfolio to deliver compelling and diverse programming catering to the ‘in on the action fan.’”
With a combined 53 years’ worth of broadcast and football playing experience, GoJo and Golic will discuss the biggest storylines in sports and culture while interviewing some of the biggest names in the industry. Listeners can expect the father-son combo to document the local eateries they attend on road trips, discuss the latest trends in fashion and footwear, break down games, and give picks on upcoming action.
“Working with my dad in this capacity has always been the best thing I’ve been able to do professionally,” said Mike Golic Jr. “I’m excited for the opportunity and appreciate the platform DraftKings has provided us in reaching sports fans everywhere.”
“Since joining DraftKings in 2021 I’ve been blessed to work for an established organization that takes a forward-thinking approach to fan engagement,” said Mike Golic Sr. “Mike and I look forward to not only entertaining our fans with this new show but also meeting them on the platforms where they consume content.”
The Golics will continue to broadcast shows from their respective locations in Arizona and California with occasional stops in South Bend, IN and other remote locations. DraftKings host, Jessie Coffield will anchor the show, and contribute to key storylines from the DraftKings studio in Boston.
DraftKings Network officially launched in May of this year becoming the first U.S. sportsbook to launch a 24/7 FAST channel on Samsung’s growing streaming TV and video on-demand platform. The network is a destination for passionate fans and bettors to get all-in on sports and celebrate the thrill of the action.
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