Bill Simmons is going to HBO

Former Grantland editor-in-chief and ESPN contributor Bill Simmons is going to HBO. HBO announced that Simmons will have a talk show on the network that will premiere in 2016. Simmons's contract will begin in October. HBO is Bill Simmons's new home

Simmons parted ways with ESPN in May. He had worked at the sports network in some capacity since 2001. While there, Simmons created and edited Grantland, a revered sports and pop culture site with a loyal following.

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