Episode 43: Ryan Glasspiegel, The Big Lead



Topics discussed include:

NFL ratings

Outside factors impacting NFL ratings (Ryan posits Videogames and Netflix)

Media coverage of the Larry Nassar trial

Discussion of Ryan branching out from just writing to doing a podcast and radio appearances and some video and TV appearances

Fox and ABC bidding for the Thursday Night Football rights and Jerry Jones quote “All I know is that when ratings go down, rights fees go up”

Will CBS keep Thursday Night Football?

Will ESPN keep Monday Night Football?

Ryan’s podcast with Barstool CEO Erika Nardini

Get Up ratings

Here’s the “Who Will Be the Face of ESPN in Five Years?” piece ( http://thebiglead.com/2018/01/16/face-of-espn-stephen-a-smith-scott-van-pelt-mike-greenberg-bomani-jones-will-cain/ ) Ryan mentioned at the end of the podcast.


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