Bill Simmons Heads to HBO, Will Host Weekly Talk Show

Move over, John Oliver and Bill Maher.

There's a new television personality heading your way.

Former ESPN podcaster/columnist/producer Bill Simmons has signed a multi-platform contract with HBO; he will host a weekly talk show beginning in 2016.

"Topical and spontaneous, the show will feature stories and guests from across the sports and cultural landscapes," said a network statement.

Simmons also has a production deal to produce content for both HBO's TV networks and its...

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