Episode 28: Tas Melas, NBA TV’s “The Starters”


With the NBA season kicking off tonight, it was fun to chat with Tas Melas (he’s @TasMelas on Twitter) who’s one of the hosts for Turner Sports & NBA TV’s “The Starters”

Topics discussed include:

— ‘The Starters’ Origin story

— Having fun and doing stuff like “Wedgies” (Video link: https://twitter.com/thestarters/status/862484543546249216?lang=en)

— Moving from Toronto, Ontario in Canada to Atlanta, Georgia in the USA

— Typical process for producing a show

— Linear TV viewership and other numbers for “The Starters”

— What Tas is looking forward to in the coming season

The Starters NBA TV page (http://www.nba.com/thestarters#/)

“The Starters” airs Monday through Friday at 7PM ET during the NBA season. You can also find the show on YouTube.  All their podcasts are available in audio via Turner or wherever you prefer to listen to podcasts.


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