What Do Sports TV Networks Do without Sports?
As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our daily lives, it has left us without the outlet of sports, and it has left sports stations scrambling for programming.
So what can we watch and how will this affect these sports TV stations them moving forward.
CBS and Turner are scrambling for programming without the NCAA Tournament, ESPN is missing key NBA games and the start of the Major League Baseball season.
The NFL not shutting its doors, has given sports fan a little bit of a release, while the upcoming NFL Draft will likely do the same.
Here locally, the Sixers, Flyers and Phillies all play on NBC Sports Philadelphia, which now has no game coverage to air.
How long can they survive without live and local games to discuss and produce?
Sports media reporter, Ben Strauss of The Washington Post, joined The Sports Bash this week to talk about how sports TV networks like ESPN and here locally with NBC Sports Philadelphia are going to program their networks when there are no sports to program.