The HOLLYWOOD REPORTER's Marisa Guthrie cited sources as saying that Michelle Beadle and Jalen Rose will "join Mike Greenberg on ESPN’s upcoming morning show." Beadle and Rose will relocate from L.A. for the N.Y.-based show and both will "continue as full-time hosts" of "NBA Countdown" for now. Rose will also "continue to co-host" the "Jalen & Jacoby" on ESPN Radio (HOLLYWOODREPORTER.com, 9/25).
DOG GOES HOME? In N.Y., Bob Raissman noted there is a "new wrinkle in the search" for Craig Carton's replacement on WFAN's morning show. A source said that "talks have taken place" between Chris Russo (or his agent Sandy Montag) and CBS Radio execs "fishing about any interest" in a return to WFAN, partnering Russo with Boomer Esiason (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 9/24).
ONE STEP CLOSER: MULTICHANNEL NEWS' Jeff Baumgartner noted BAMTech "quietly launched a corporate web site last week as the company pushes toward a bigger deal" with Disney. BAMTech now also has "its own logo, as well as presences on a set of social media channels" -- Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn (MULTICHANNEL.com, 9/25).