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Three popular ESPN shows will broadcast live in front of City Hall
By Justin Chapman 01/02/2014
Iconic Pasadena City Hall has been featured in numerous television shows and movies over the years, and this week it will be the site of three popular programs on ESPN Radio.
“The Herd with Colin Cowherd,” “SVP & Russillo,” and “ESPN Radio College GameDay: BCS Special” will all broadcast live in front of City Hall Monday.
“The public is invited to come down and watch the shows live for free,” said William Boyer, public information officer for the city of Pasadena.
The live tapings will take place from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday. Each show will be broadcast back to back prior to the Bowl Championship Series Game between the Florida State Seminoles and the Auburn Tigers at the Rose Bowl. The shows will feature nine consecutive hours of live talk, interviews and analysis leading up to the game.
“The Herd with Colin Cowherd” will begin at 7 a.m. on ESPN Radio with a simulcast on ESPNU.
“SVP & Russillo,” featuring Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo, will start at 10 a.m. also on ESPN Radio with a simulcast on ESPNEWS.
A special three hour “ESPN Radio College GameDay: BCS Special” begins at 1 p.m., hosted by Russillo, Trevor Matich and Brad Edwards.
Following the live tapings there will be a pre-game show at 4 p.m. and the VIZIO BCS National Championship starts at 8:30 p.m., all on ESPN Radio.
Mike Tirico, Todd Blackledge, Holly Rowe and Joe Schad will provide commentary during the BCS game, wrapping up ESPN Radio’s 26-game bowl broadcast schedule.
“The Herd with Colin Cowherd” and “SVP & Russillo” are sports talk radio programs which feature commentary on sports news and interviews with sports analysts and athletes.
“College GameDay,” hosted by Chris Fowler, previews college football games and frequently broadcasts live around the country. The shows will return to their studios the following day.