WE NEED TO TALK EXPANDS TO YEAR-ROUND PRIMETIME PROGRAM WITH MONTHLY SHOWS BEGINNING IN APRIL AT THE FINAL FOUR
March 27, 2018
WE NEED TO TALK In Its Fourth Year Continues to be Hosted, Produced and Directed by All Female Crew on CBS SPORTS NETWORK
Allie LaForce, Swin Cash, Lisa Leslie and Dana Jacobson Host Special Edition from Final Four® in San Antonio on Sunday, April 1
In its fourth year, CBS Sports will expand WE NEED TO TALK, the first-ever nationally televised all female weekly sports talk show, to a year-round show airing monthly in primetime on CBS Sports Network. The monthly shows begin with a special Final Four edition from San Antonio, Texas on Sunday, April 1 (7:00-8:00 PM, ET).
WE NEED TO TALK will continue to feature a rotating cast of panelists each episode that highlight CBS Sports announcers and other journalists, sportscasters, league executives, athletes and additional women from around the sports industry. Panelists include: Tracy Wolfson, Allie LaForce, Dana Jacobson, Swin Cash, Lisa Leslie, Andrea Kremer, Dara Torres, Summer Sanders, Aditi Kinkhabwala and Katrina Adams, as well as contributors Lesley Visser, Amy Trask and Laila Ali.
The special, Final Four® edition of WE NEED TO TALK from San Antonio on Sunday, April 1 features hosts LaForce, Cash, Leslie and Jacobson discussing the most pressing topics in the sports world. The episode also showcases Wolfson interviewing both NCAA Tournament Championship team coaches and Cash sitting down with San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green. Jacobson will also give a special report from the Final Four coaches luncheon.
WE NEED TO TALK is produced and directed by an all-female crew, led by Emmy-Award winning Coordinating Producers Emilie Deutsch and Suzanne Smith, currently the only woman, for any network, either producing or directing NFL games. Amy Salmanson and Julie Keryc are co-producers on the show.
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