ESPN’s Bomani Jones to Launch Weekly Late-Night Sports Series on HBO

ESPN’s Bomani Jones to Launch Weekly Late-Night Sports Series on HBO
Bomani Jones, the versatile ESPN personality who has gained traction with appearances on shows like “Highly Questionable” and “Around the Horn,” has found a new outlet for his work. But it’s not ESPN. It’s HBO.

HBO has ordered a new, weekly late-night series with Jones at its center that will go into production in New York starting next year. “Game Theory With Bomani Jones” is expected to examine timely issues in the world of sports. Jones is believed to remain under contract to ESPN through the start of next year, and indicated via Twitter Thursday that he would continue doing work with the Disney sports-media giant, particularly his podcast, “The Right Time.” He is expected to continue to contribute to programs like “Around the Horn” and “Debatable.”

The program represents the latest in a series of new weekly efforts many media companies are testing to fill a continued
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