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04.25.2012

2012 CBSSPORTS.COM DRAFT SHOW LIVE GETS SOCIAL

Sponsored by Acura, CBSSports.com’s 2012 Draft Show Live features social conversation with a mix of multimedia news and analysis

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL. APRIL 25, 2012: Breaking from traditional programming, CBSSports.com’s news and analysis of the 2012 NFL Draft will feature a video show focusing on the social conversation around the draft. CBSSports.com Draft Show Live will feature two sets, one dedicated to monitoring social buzz from Twitter and Facebook, interacting with fans, instant polling, and other elements from the social sphere. In addition to the social conversation, CBSSports.com Draft Show Live will provide insight, analysis, and opinion about draft picks and their impact on college and pro football.

Featuring a roster of pro, college and draft experts, CBSSports.com Draft Show Live will be streamed on CBSSports.com and CBS Sports Mobile from studios in New York City.

The social desk for CBSSports.com Draft Show Live will feature CBSSports.com’s Senior NFL Columnist Pete Prisco along with Senior NFL Blogger Will Brinson. Along with host Lindsay McCormick, the trio will discuss what is trending in the social space around the NFL Draft and interact with fans while viewing draft selection results. 

Simultaneously, a desk of pro, college and draft experts including CBSSports.com College Football Insider Bruce Feldman and NFL Draft expert Rob Rang, and former St. Louis Rams General Manager Billy Devaney will discuss the latest news, information, and pick-by-pick prediction and analysis for the first three rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft. Hosted by CBSSports.com’s Jason Horowitz, this roundtable of insiders will also feature interviews with coaches and general managers.

For draft fans on the go, CBS Sports Mobile will prep users for the draft with mock drafts, rankings and profiles of over 750 college prospects complete with combine stats, and on-demand video highlights. During the draft, CBS Sports Mobile* users can access and enhanced live draft tracker with round by round picks. CBS Sports Mobile iPhone users will be able to watch live streaming coverage of CBSSports.com Draft Show Live directly from their mobile device.  *Draft content on CBS Sports Mobile Web, the CBS Sports iPhone All Sports app and the CBS Sports Android All Sports app. 

Schedule for CBSSports.com Draft Show Live on CBSSports.com and CBS Sports Mobile

The 2012 CBSSports.com Draft Show Live is sponsored by Acura.

 

Thursday, April 26

  •  Pre-Show (7:00 - 8:00 p.m., ET)
  •  CBSSports.com Draft Show Live (8:00 p.m., ET - completion of 1st round)

Friday, April 27

  •  Pre-Show (6:30 - 7:00 p.m., ET)
  •  CBSSports.com Draft Show Live (7:00 p.m., ET - completion of 3rd round)

 

About CBSSports.com

CBSSports.com is at the leading edge of media companies providing Internet sports scores, news, statistics, live and on-demand video, mobile apps, e-commerce, and fantasy sports products. In addition to its flagship service, the company publishes high school sports leader MaxPreps.com and the CBSSports.com College Network, a network of approximately 150 official athletic sites for college and universities across the United States. 

CBSSports.com is a division of CBS Interactive, a global top 10 Web property and the largest premium content network online.

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More information about CBS and its businesses is available at cbscorporation.com.

About Acura

Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 272 dealers within the United States. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models including the RL luxury performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX Sport Wagon and sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV, the MDX luxury sport utility vehicle and the ZDX four-door sports coupe. For media information please visit, acuranews.com.

Press Contacts: 

Alex RiethmillerCBSSports.com    954.689.3334  ariethmiller@cbs.com