Back in February, ESPN canceled the show ‘High Noon’ and it appeared Bomani Jones’ time was up at the Worldwide leader.
It turns out that Jones and ESPN had something brewing behind the scenes and his future with the company is intact for years to come.
On Wednesday, it was announced Jones has signed a contract extension with ESPN.
Jones hosts The Right Time, a growing podcast, and is a regular on many ESPN programs like SportsCenter, Get Up, Outside the Lines and Around the Horn.
From ESPN’s announcement:
“ESPN has reached a multi-year contract extension with host and commentator Bomani Jones. Jones will continue to lead his popular ESPN Podcast, The Right Time with Bomani Jones, twice per week (Tuesday and Thursday). In May, The Right Time was downloaded more than 650,000 times, a 60% increase over last year.
His ESPN Audio presence will also include regular guest appearances across ESPN Radio sports talk programming.
Jones will play a significant role on Highly Questionable alongside Dan Le Batard, appearing three or four days each week. He will also continue to be a key contributor across ESPN’s television studio lineup, including SportsCenter, Get Up, Outside the Lines and as a panelist on Around the Horn.
“I’m thrilled to continue my tenure at ESPN,” Jones said. “The Right Time is growing, and the ability to share my voice on many shows and platforms is exciting in this moment.”