Comedian Rob Riggle will get even more airtime on sports coverage this year. In other news, Vin Scully plans to stay with the Dodgers an additional season, and Chris Rose is reportedly joining NFL Network.
- Riggle Me This: Former ‘The Daily Show with Jon Stewart’ correspondent Rob Riggle will replace Frank Caliendo on ‘FOX NFL Sunday’ this season. Riggle is no stranger to sports coverage, having hosted the ESPY Awards on ESPN last month. (Broadcasting & Cable)
- Scully Plans to Stay Another Season: Los Angeles Dodgers play-by-play voice Vin Scully has said he will return for the 2013 Major League Baseball season, his 64th with the team. While he plans to maintain a limited schedule that keeps him in California or Arizona, Scully expressed interest in calling the Dodgers’ road series against the Yankees. (dodgers.mlb.com)
- Chris Rose to Host NFL Network Studio Shows: MLB Network host Chris Rose will anchor several studio shows on NFL Network this season, according to USA Today. Rose, perhaps best known for his work with Fox Sports, would host Thursday night postgame coverage and Sunday highlight shows. (USA Today)