Bill Simmons To Host Show On HBO

The ousted ESPN personality will join HBO, the network announced Wednesday.

Bill Simmons will join HBO, where he will host a weekly television show beginning in 2016.

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Simmons' contract with HBO begins October 1, HBO confirmed to BuzzFeed News.

Along with a weekly talk show, which HBO says will be "topical and spontaneous," Simmons will also have access to produce "content and assets" for HBO's online presence. This will...

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