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HBO Announces Start Date, Name For Bill Simmons' New Show

Bill Simmons' new show on HBO will premiere in late June, the network announced today. 

The show, "Any Given Wednesday," will - yes - air on Wednesdays, with the first episode starting on June 22. It will air weekly at 10 p.m. E.T. 

"Any Given Wednesday" will be a talk show covering sports and pop culture. 

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— HBO PR (@HBOPR)

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— HBO PR (@HBOPR) April 26, 2016

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From an HBO release:

“Bill Simmons represents a unique and distinct voice with a proven track record of challenging the norm and igniting debate and discussion on a wide range of topics,” said HBO President of Programming Michael Lombardo in a statement. “We are excited about the concept Bill and his team have developed for this show, which takes advantage of Bill’s intelligence, talent and insights.”

Simmons said he's excited to "drop my first F-bomb on TV."

The show will be 30 minutes long.