Brian Kenny Leaving ESPN
Anchor Brian Kenny is leaving ESPN and becoming a TV free agent, with many insiders believing he will make his way over to the MLB Network. Kenny will host his final SportsCenter in early September. Kenny currently hosts his own national show on ESPN Radio from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday and host of ESPN2′s Friday Night Fights. After hosting The Hot List on ESPNEWS, he was promoted to anchor of ESPN’s SportsCenter in 2006.
During his 13-year career at ESPN, Kenny has anchored Baseball Tonight and done play-by-play for Wednesday Night Baseball and the World Baseball Classic. He’s also hosted ESPN’s coverage of the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. Launched on Jan. 1, 2009, MLB Network is now in 57 million homes vs. over 100 million for ESPN.