“ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS” is hosted by one of the most influential figures in contemporary sports media. The weekly talk show will kick off its 20-show season June 22. Spanning pop culture and touching on everything from sports and entertainment to arts and technology, “ANY GIVEN WEDNESDAY WITH BILL SIMMONS” will feature intimate conversations with compelling guests each week. The show will also include fieldsegments and Simmons’ signature commentary on current events.
The Bill Simmon's first week's guests are Charles Barkley and Ben Affleck.
“Bill Simmons represents a unique and distinct voice with a proven track record of challenging the norm and igniting debate and discussion on a wide range of topics,” said Michael Lombardo, president HBO Programming. “We are excited about the concept Bill and his team have developed for this show, which takes advantage of Bill’s intelligence, talent and insights.”