(Bocephus reacts to the news that ESPN is replacing him with Godsmack).

One of broadcast TV’s greatest franchises moves to basic cable….and basic cable’s 9th or 10th most valuable property moves to NBC.

Incredibly, NBC’s Dick Ebersol has not immediately annointed Al Trautwig as the host of the Peacock’s forthcoming NFL studio show on the back of the latter’s outstanding work for the Arena Football League. Not that I’ve seen any of it, I’m just assuming Al’s outstanding.