NBC’s Peacock is in talks with former ESPN personality Michael Smith, sources tell Outkick.
The discussions center around Smith hosting an afternoon show on the streaming service.
Sources add Peacock could pair Smith with a co-host.
In addition, the Peacock sports hub will air ProFootballTalk Live, the Dan Patrick Show, and the Rich Eisen Show in order from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
In 2019, Michael Smith agreed to a buyout with ESPN on his four-year, $10 million contract. Yahoo first reported the contract details.
Before his departure, ESPN moved Smith off SC6, which he had co-hosted with Jemele Hill, after a disastrous run of distracting headlines and low viewership.
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