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AOL launches sports parody 2 Point Lead

The daily program, hosted by comedian Yannis Pappas, will feature famous comedians and professional athletes in comedy sketches.
April 6, 2015

AOL is launching 2 Point Lead, a sports video parody that is exclusively available on Aol.com.

Hosted by New York comic and former The Bracket co-host Yannis Pappas, 2 Point Lead will spotlight the humor in sports culture and will feature famous comedians and professional athletes in comedy sketches, man-on-the-street clips and interviews. Each program will run between 60 seconds and three minutes.

Nick Creegan, winner of the 2014 #AOLSportsSearch, will also serve as the show’s reporter, conducting interviews and filming segments for the online program.

Scheduled daily at 2 p.m. ET, 2 Point Lead will appear on Aol.com, AOL’s mobile app and 16 OTT integrations, including Samsung, Roku, Sony TV and Blu-ray, Xbox 360, Google TV LG, Western Digital, Boxee, Yahoo Connected TV, Tivo, LG, Sharp, Panasonic, Toshiba, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Apple TV.

2 Point Lead is part of our continued focus to bring innovative sports content to AOL across devices,” said AOL Video and AOL Studios president Dermot McCormack in a statement.



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