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ESPN2 Revamps Afternoon Lineup To Account For Loss Of "Jim Rome Is Burning"

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ESPN2 has decided how it will revamp its afternoon lineup after Jim Rome signs off on his "Jim Rome Is Burning" show for the final time on Jan. 27. Starting Jan. 30, ESPN2 will expand its "Best of Mike & Mike" to 60 minutes and run it in the 2:00-3:00pm ET timeslot. The rest of ESPN2's lineup will include: "Best of First Take" at 3:30pm, followed by "Numbers Never Lie" at 4:00pm, "Dan Le Batard Is Highly Questionable" at 4:30pm and "SportsNation" at 5:00pm. "NASCAR Now" will take over the 3:00 pm timeslot when it returns for the start of the NASCAR season on Feb. 13. "Outside the Lines" will occupy the 3:00pm timeslot during the week of Jan. 30 and "The Best of First Take" will expand to an hour -- 3:00-4:00pm -- for the week of Feb. 6.

NEW ESPN2 LINEUP BEGINNING JAN. 30
TIME
SHOW
2:00-3:00pm
"Best of Mike and Mike" (expands by 30 minutes)
3:00-3:00pm
"NASCAR Now" (returns Feb. 13)
3:30-4:00pm
"Best of First Take"
4:00-4:30pm
"Numbers Never Lie"
4:30-5:00pm
"Dan Le Batard Is Highly Questionable"
5:00-6:00pm
"SportsNation"
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