CBS Sports Radio has finalized its lineup by adding Chris Moore and former football player Brian Jones as hosts of its nightly 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. show. The network will officially launch on more than 100 stations on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013, at 12:00 Midnight, with Scott Ferrall’s “Ferrall on the Bench.”
Chris Moore, and former football player and current CBS Sports Network analyst Brian Jones will host their evening show from CBS Sports Radio’s New York City studio in Tribeca, weekdays from 6:00-10:00 p.m. ET on-air and streaming online.
Locally in Tampa Bay, WQYK 1010AM, is expected to carry the bulk of CBS Sports Radio network programming.
The complete lineup for CBS Sports Radio is as follows:
6:00-9:00 a.m. Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson
9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon John Feinstein
12:00 Noon-3:00 p.m. Jim Rome
3:00-6:00 p.m. Doug Gottlieb
6:00-10:00 p.m. Chris Moore and Brian Jones
10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Scott Ferrall
2:00-6:00 a.m., Damon Amendolara
Eric Spitz, Director of Programming, CBS Sports Radio commented, “Chris and Brian make the perfect addition to our already stellar lineup at CBS Sports Radio”, Eric Spitz, Director of Programming, CBS Sports Radio said. “As soon as we heard the chemistry between Moore and Jones, we knew we had found both a winning formula, as well as our night show.”
Spitz added, “With this appointment, we are ready to kick-off the network and give listeners a brand new outlet for the latest national and local sports news, with the most knowledgeable and experienced hosts, on a platform optimized for nationwide audience interaction.”
Chris Moore was most recently heard on Fox Sports Radio, where he served as a host since 2011. Prior to that, Moore spent two years as morning drive host on Sirius NFL Radio and time at ESPN working in both radio and television, in addition to serving as midday host on WQAM-AM in Miami while doing play-by-play for the Florida Panthers from 1993-99. He graduated from Ithaca College in 1980, and did play-by-play for Cornell football, hockey, and lacrosse shortly thereafter, before moving on to University of Wisconsin football and hockey. From 1988-93, Moore was the play-by-play radio announcer for the New Jersey Devils. He also fills-in as host on CBS Radio’s WFAN in New York.
Brian Jones joined CBS Sports Network in 2005 as a college football studio analyst. He is featured on a variety of studio shows, including the weekly “Inside College Football” and “The Tony Barnhart Show” as well as the Network’s Saturday college football programming.
After a five-year NFL career spent with the Indianapolis Colts (1991) and New Orleans Saints (1995-98), Jones returned to Texas to begin his sports broadcasting career. He hosted a daily radio show on Sports Radio 1300-AM The Zone, served as the Longhorn Sports Network’s sideline reporter for all UT football games and hosted Longhorn Sports Center with Mack Brown and Rick Barnes. Jones also spent two years with Fox Sports Southwest.