Olympic hurdler Lolo Jones completed the ESPN “Car Wash,” appearing on several shows including SportsCenter and Outside the Lines. The show Lolo was most excited to appear on? SportsNation.
In the video interview with Front Row above, Jones shared her thoughts on ESPNU’s SEC Storied: Lolo, the unique place she turns for inspiration and the guest she’d most like to interview if she was a host of SportsNation.
Also, as you’ll see in the video below, Lolo had time to fit in “speed dates” with UNITE hosts Reese Waters and Danny Kanell. UNITE, ESPNU’s late-night entertainment show, debuts Monday, Aug. 27 at midnight ET.
UNITE, will debut on ESPNU Monday, August 27 at midnight ET
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The wolf in the logo above won’t be the only one howling at the moon later this summer. Today, ESPN announced its first late-night entertainment show, UNITE, will debut on ESPNU Monday, Aug. 27 at midnight ET.
Airing live from ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. studios Monday through Friday, the show will tackle sports and pop culture news with an often irreverent take on social media-driven sports happenings.
In the “Front & Center” podcast above, we caught up with the show’s coordinating producer Yaron Deskalo, an Emmy Award-winning producer who previously worked on E:60, to find out ESPN’s approach to late-night entertainment and what viewers can expect to see with the launch of UNITE on ESPNU in six weeks.