Bill Simmons's Any Given Wednesday to debut on June 22
Any Given Wednesday with Bill Simmons will make its HBO debut on June 22 at 10 p.m. ET, the network announced.
“I’m excited about the show, I’m excited about the title and I’m really, really excited to drop my first F-bomb on TV,” Simmons said in the press release. “We are going to figure out nudity down the road, as long as it’s tasteful.”
The 30-minute weekly talk show is expected to feature guests that will discuss sports, arts, entertainment and technology.
Simmons and ESPN parted ways in May 2015 after joining ESPN in 2001 and starting Grantland.com in 2011.
He signed a multi-year deal with HBO in July 2015. His new website The Ringer may launch early in the summer. Simmons also launched Bill Simmons Media Group.
The first season is expected to run for 20 episodes and will be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand