Boston, MA (July 18, 2018) Beasley Media Group and NBC Sports Boston will team up to launch the highly anticipated simulcast of WBZ-FM/98.5 The Sports Hub’s Zolak and Bertrand Midday Show beginning Monday, July 23rd, 2018. This will mark the first time the popular radio show will be available to TV audiences, throughout New England and across the country, on NBC Sports Boston. “The Zolak and Bertrand Show” will air weekdays from 10 a.m. until 2p.m. on NBC Sports Boston, nbcsportsboston.com and on the NBC Sports app as well as the 98.5 Sports Hub app and 985thesportshub.com.
Through this partnership, NBC Sports Boston will also feature show content across its TV, online, mobile and social media platforms.
Since 2010, Felger & Massarotti’s, afternoon show which airs Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm, has been simulcast on NBC Sports Boston. 98.5 The Sports Hub will continue this simulcast as part of the multi-year agreement.
“We are thrilled to extend the Felger and Mazz simulcast partnership with NBC Sports Boston to include our Top rated Midday show so Boston fans can not only hear, but see the fun that this team has together in our new state of the art studios,” said Beasley Media Boston Vice President and Market Manager Mary Menna.
“We are pleased to expand our relationship with The Sports Hub and Beasley Media by adding the popular Zolak and Bertrand midday show to our programming line-up and extending the successful Felger & Mazz simulcast,” said Princell Hair, SVP and General Manager of NBC Sports Boston. “With the addition of these shows, NBC Sports Boston will now offer 13 straight hours of live, real-time sports programming every weekday from 10AM-11PM. This continuous lineup allows us to super serve the Boston sports fans in all dayparts.”
“Eight hours each weekday, you can enjoy Zolak & Bertrand and Felger & Mazz on multiple platforms, whether you’re in Boston or Bakersfield. This is an exciting time for us and Sports Hub fans around the country, who always want to be in the know on the latest Boston Sports news,” said Program Director Mike Thomas.
Scott Zolak is a former New England Patriot quarterback and Marc Bertrand is from Quincy and went to UMASS-Amherst to launch his sports radio career. Both Scott and Marc have been on 98.5 The Sports Hub since the station launched in August 2009.
About Beasley Media Group:
Beasley Media Group, LLC is a subsidiary of Beasley Broadcast Group, Inc., which owns and operates 63 stations (45 FM and 18 AM) in 15 large and mid-size markets in the United States. Approximately 19 million consumers listen to Beasley radio stations weekly over-the-air, online, on smartphones and tablets and engage with the Company’s brands and personalities through digital platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, text, apps and email. For more information, please visit www.bbgi.com.
About NBC Sports Boston:
NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Sports Sunday, Celtics Post Up, The Baseball Show, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games, and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the networks social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. NBC Sports Boston is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.