Jay Mohr Joins Fox Sports Radio as New Midday Host

5:34 AM PST 12/19/2012 by THR Staff
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The actor-comedian's show premieres Jan. 2.

Jay Mohr is joining Fox Sports Radio as its new midday host.

The actor-comedian will debut Jay Mohr Sports on Jan. 2. from the company's LA studios. The show will air live on weekdays from noon-3 p.m. ET, and feature a mix of sports and entertainment along with radio appearances by athletes and celebrities.

"After spending the last 15 years guest hosting, I couldn’t be happier to get the opportunity to host my own show!" Mohr said in a statement. "I'm looking forward to talking sports, connecting with listeners, and interviewing amazing guests every day, while being a part of the FOX Sports Radio family. It was worth the wait."

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Mohr's film credits include Jerry Maguire (1996), Go (1999) and Hereafter (2010). He plays "Rick the Implausible" in the upcoming Jim Carrey-Steve Carell magician comedy The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.

His TV credits include Saturday Night Live, on which he appeared from 1993-1995, The West Wing, Family Guy and Ghost Whisperer.

"Jay has done a great job guest hosting for Premiere Sports and FOX Sports Radio’s flagship station AM570 FOX Sports LA, and I know his sense of humor and extensive sports knowledge will provide just what our listeners are looking for,” said Carl Anderson, Executive Vice President of News, Talk and Sports Programming for Premiere Networks. "He’s a perfect addition to our leading, multi-platform, sports entertainment lineup."

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