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Epix Sets Rich Eisen Talk Show

Epix will launch 'The Eisen Hour' On Jan. 26
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Epix will launch a weekly talk show hosted by Rich Eisen beginning Jan. 23, the premium service said Wednesday.

The six-part The Eisen Hour will feature Eisen interviewing sports and entertainment personalities as they discuss events and happenings around the world of entertainment, said network officials. 

Eisen, who will continue to host the Peacock TV series The Rich Eisen Show, will produce The Eisen Hour through his Rich Eisen Productions company alongside Michael Davies and Embassy Row.

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R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.