ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS, WEEKLY TALK SHOW SPANNING POP CULTURE AND SPORTS, CONTINUES WITH A NEW EPISODE OCT. 19, EXCLUSIVELY ON HBO; GUESTS INCLUDE BOB COSTAS, AL MICHAELS AND VINCE STAPLES

Photo: Al Michaels, Bob Costas (Credit: HBO/Jordin Althaus). Please note this a promotional photo for press only.

ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS, a weekly talk show hosted by one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media, continues its 20-show season WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 (10:00–10:30 p.m. ET/PT), followed by other new episodes subsequent Wednesdays at the same time, exclusively on HBO. Guests include network sports broadcasters and authors Bob Costas and Al Michaels and rapper/comedian Vince Staples.

Other HBO playdates: Oct. 20 (noon, 12:45 a.m.), 21 (9:15 a.m., 11:30 p.m.) and 23 (9:30 a.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Oct. 19 (11:00 p.m.), 20 (9:20 a.m.), 22 (10:45 a.m.), 24 (2:20 a.m.) and 25 (1:00 a.m.)

ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS is also available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand, as well as other affiliate portals.

Spanning pop culture and touching on everything from sports and entertainment to arts and technology, the show features intimate conversations with compelling guests, as well as field segments and Simmons’ signature commentary on current events.

The show is part of a major exclusive multi-year, multi-platform agreement with HBO that was announced in 2015. Making HBO Simmons’ exclusive television home, the deal provides for a comprehensive partnership on a variety of platforms between the network and Simmons, the founding editor of Grantland.com and the creator of the content site The Ringer.

ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS is executive produced by Bill Simmons, Eric Weinberger and Stuart Miller.

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