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11.17.2014

“WE NEED TO TALK” MAKES BROADCAST DEBUT ON CBS TELEVISION NETWORK WITH YEAR-END SPECIAL

CBS Sports Network’s Critically Acclaimed All-Female Weekly Sports Show

“We Need to Talk” to Air on Saturday, Dec. 27 on CBS at 1:00 PM, ET

CBS Sports’ critically acclaimed all-female weekly sports show, WE NEED TO TALK, will air a year-end special on the CBS Television Network on Saturday, Dec. 27 (1:00 PM, ET).  CBS Sports made television history with WE NEED TO TALK when it launched in September on CBS Sports Network. The year-end special will mark the broadcast debut of the show.

“The launch of WE NEED TO TALK was a very proud moment for CBS Sports,” said David Berson, President, CBS Sports. “We could not be more pleased with the quality of the show and the hard work of all the women in front of and behind the camera. The response to the show has been extremely positive and we are excited to showcase the year-end special of WE NEED TO TALK to a broader audience.”

Each week WE NEED TO TALK features a rotating panel of esteemed women panelists from within the CBS Corporation and beyond sharing their knowledge, opinions and unique perspectives, discussing all the hot topics and the latest news from across the sports landscape.

The WE NEED TO TALK team is comprised of members of CBS Sports’ deep roster of talented female journalists including, Lesley Visser, Amy Trask, Tracy Wolfson, Dana Jacobson and Allie LaForce, combined with some of the most prominent women in the sports world, including, Andrea Kremer, Laila Ali, Lisa Leslie, Dara Torres, Swin Cash, Summer Sanders and Katrina Adams.

WE NEED TO TALK is led by Emmy Award-winning Coordinating Producers Emilie Deutsch and Suzanne Smith, the only woman currently producing or directing NFL games. Amy Salmanson and Julie Keryc produce with Smith directing.

 

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Press Contacts:

Mariel Brady         mariel.brady@cbs.com        212-975-5373

Danielle Campbell danielle.campbell@cbs.com 212-975-4772