ESPN building ‘Pardon My Take’ show for Barstool Sports podcast

ESPN is entering the universe of late night TV.

On the same day the network announced it was employing former FS1 show horde Katie Nolan, Awful Announcing reported that ESPN is impending a understanding with Barstool Sports to create a “Pardon My Take” show.

The program would air weekly on ESPN2 and not impact the “Pardon My Take” podcast, according to the report.

The sports/comedy podcast, hosted by Dan Katz (Big Cat) and PFTCommenter, was launched by Barstool in Feb of 2016.

Katie Nolan hired by ESPN

Shortly after its inception, “Pardon My Take” perceived a stop and terminate minute from ESPN, which claimed the name and heading of the podcast pennyless the heading of “First Take” and “Pardon The Interruption.”

That seemed to help the show’s popularity. Just months later, Big Cat and PFTCommenter were guest on the Scott Van Pelt-hosted primetime book of SportsCenter.

The podcast reportedly pulls in between 750,000 and 2 million listeners per episode.

Big Cat and PFTCommenter have not found themselves inextricable in any controversies outward of the ESPN authorised issue, which is rather of a monument at Barstool Sports, as the company has dealt with issues trimming from employees and show guest making racists remarks to bloggers fat degrading celebrities in the past.

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