LOS ANGELES, January 30, 2020 – For the second year in a row, a special weekend edition of Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell, the first-ever national daily radio show focused on sports betting, will broadcast live heading into the Big Game - the biggest sports betting event of the year. Following a week-long broadcast from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center (January 27 – 31), Bell will be joined by betting experts Steve Fezzik and Brad Powers and FSR personality Jonas Knox from noon to 1 p.m. ET on Sunday, February 2, and will provide unique insight for both sports bettors and sports fans, including breaking news and the best prop odds, picks, lines and point spreads prior to kickoff.
Launched as a weekday afternoon show in September 2018, Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell recently surpassed the 200 affiliate milestone, and the program’s audience has grown +133% with Adults 25-54 and +100% with Men 25-54 in the last year (Source: Nielsen Audio, PPM, Exact Times, AQH, Dec. ’19 vs. Dec. ’18). Total podcast listens for Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell also grew +95% in 2019.
In addition to the special weekend edition of Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell, Straight Outta Vegas with Bernie Fratto and Steve Fezzik will broadcast Saturday evening from 11 p.m. to 12 a.m. PT on the network. Plus, FSR will provide comprehensive coverage before, during and after the Big Game on Sunday, February 2. Below is FSR’s Sunday lineup:
6 a.m. - 9 a.m. ET Andy Furman & Brian Noe
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET Mike Harmon & Dan Beyer
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. ET Straight Outta Vegas Super Bowl Special with R.J. Bell, Steve Fezzik, Brad Powers and Jonas Knox
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET Steve Hartman & 6-Year NFL Veteran Rich Ohrnberger
4 p.m. - 6 p.m. ET Kelvin Washington & 13-Year NFL Veteran Ephraim Salaam
6 p.m. - 11 p.m. ET Arnie Spanier & Chris Plank (throughout the entire game)
11 p.m. - 2 a.m. ET Jonas Knox
As previously announced, FOX Sports Radio’s 20th annual Super Week coverage from January 27 – 31 includes a live broadcast of The Herd with Colin Cowherd (12 – 3 p.m. ET) from the FOX Sports broadcast compound on Ocean Drive at Lummus Park in South Beach. Plus, Outkick The Coverage with Clay Travis (6 – 9 a.m. ET), The Doug Gottlieb Show (3 – 6 p.m. ET), Straight Outta Vegas with R.J. Bell (6 – 7 p.m. ET), and The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard and Rob Parker (7 – 10 p.m. ET) broadcast live from Radio Row at the Miami Beach Convention Center, while AT&T/DIRECTV’s The Dan Patrick Show (9 a.m. – 12 p.m. ET) and The Rich Eisen Show (12 – 3 p.m. ET) broadcast live from South Beach.
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