Bill Simmons Lands Deal With HBO, Weekly TV Show Will Begin In 2016

Bill Simmons has found his next stop: HBO.

The Hollywood Reporter reported last month that Simmons was heading to HBO, and the two sides made it official Wednesday. The former ESPN personality will have his own show beginning in 2016, and also will do work on HBO’s digital platforms. That includes podcasts, which Simmons did regularly while at ESPN through Grantland.

We have been fans of Bill Simmons and his work for a very long time,” HBO programming president Michael Lombardo said in...

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