ESPN announced Monday afternoon it has canceled the controversial show Barstool Van Talk after just one episode. The showing, featuring Pardon My Take hosts Big Cat and PFT Commenter, aired its only episode last Tuesday at 1 a.m. on ESPN 2.
Here’s a short statement from ESPN President John Skipper:
Statement from ESPN President John Skipper about Barstool Van Talk: pic.twitter.com/ysgSKDvmjx
— ESPN PR (@ESPNPR) October 23, 2017
The show was met with controversy from the very beginning. Soon after the announcement, ESPN’s Sam Ponder criticized the hire and called out Bartstool founder Dave Portnoy for a series of inappropriate comments made about her.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated when more information becomes available.
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