Lon McEachern and Norman Chad Return for the WSOP on CBS Sports Network
The network could have changed, but two familiar faces will bring viewers all of the action from the WSOP mothership this fall when the World Series of Poker moves to its new broadcast property on CBS Sports Network.
McEachern and Chad have bounced off of every other throughout WSOP broadcasts on ESPN because 2003. Even so, when it emerged that CBS Sports Network would become the home of the WSOP on Television, there had been issues that the change could spell the end for the dynamic duo.
McEachern was rapidly confirmed as the lead announcer, but Chad’s status remained uncertain till this week. The very good news for these who get pleasure from Chad’s irreverent humor is that he will once again be behind the mic this year. The veteran announcer told Pokernews that he’s agreed to a deal with CBS Sports Network. He acknowledged the contribution ESPN has produced to poker and hopes the subsequent chapter is just as profitable.
This year’s WSOP will run from Sept. 30 until Nov. 23. Despite the fact that there may possibly be specific COVID restrictions in place, the aim is to run the series as close to standard as attainable. Reside streams will be offered all through the series on PokerGo. Alongside the streams will be 41 hours of Tv coverage on CBS Sports Network.
In addition to showing highlights from 18 bracelet events, the sports network will broadcast 15 hours of Major Occasion action. McEachern and Chad will provide commentary for each and every show, and US viewers can tune in by means of DirecTV channel 221, the Dish Network channel 158, or via their nearby cable provider (if applicable).