Former ESPN college football analyst and radio host Danny Kanell has added a new gig to his work plate. It’s with CBS, who he’s been with since last summer.
The former Florida State and NFL quarterback will be part of CBS’ new streaming network.
The network, CBS Sports HQ, launched today. It will feature constant highlights, sports analysis and news.
Here’s more information, from Entertainment Tonight:
Coverage will be headlined by CBS Sports’ talented team of anchors and expert columnists, including Chris Hassel, Jamie Erdahl, Hakem Dermish and Nick Kostos, as well as athletes and former sports stars like MMA fighter Rashad Evans, former NBA star Rip Hamilton, former NFL and AFL quarterback Danny Kanell, and former soccer coach and scout Thomas Rongen.
CBS Sports HQ shows will be broken into segments, with a DVR functionality that allows viewers to jump to the segments they want to see or keep the live window on for real-time, up-to-the-minute reporting and analysis.
The CBS Sports chairman released the following statement:
“CBS Sports HQ offers fans a new, always-on, easily accessible way to digitally consume sports news and highlights, with the quality coverage, reporting and analysis they expect from CBS Sports,” said Sean McManus, Chairman of CBS Sports. “It’s a terrific platform for us, as we extend the CBS Sports portfolio reaching the growing audience of young viewers who get much of their news and information on digital platforms.”
Kanell is excited.
— Danny Kanell (@dannykanell) February 26, 2018
CBS Sports HQ, per Entertainment Tonight, will be available through “CBSSports.com; the CBS Sports app for key connected TV devices including Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku; the CBS Sports mobile app for iOS and Android; CBSN; and the CBS All Access subscription service. CBS Sports HQ will even alert you to segments about your favorite teams so you don’t miss a thing.”
Update: An earlier version said this was a “new job” for Kanell, but he’s really been with CBS since last summer. So, this is just a new outlet in which he will be featured on, not a “new job” all together.