Larry Bowa and Charlie Manuel Pair Up for New TV Show, Hosted by Sam Wilson
In a world where unique content continues to disappear at the regional NBC Sports networks, here’s some good news. An addition to the programming lineup.
It’s a weekly show featuring Charlie Manuel and Larry Bowa, and hosted by Sam Wilson, former 97.5 the Fanatic morning show personality.
Here’s the full press release:
Philadelphia—May 27, 2021 “Down the Line with Charlie & Bo”, a weekly, half-hour TV show, will air each week following Saturday Phillies games on NBC Sports Philly. The show will premiere on Saturday, May 29th at noon due to a Sixers game conflict but most weeks will air after a Saturday Phillies game. The program will feature two Phillies legends, Charlie Manuel and Larry Bowa, both passionate about the game and the region. Segments will have the two sharing unique stories and insights, interacting with fans, visiting various sites and having conversations with people they’ve played with and friends they’ve known through the years. Former 97.5 The Fanatic morning show co-host Sam Wilson will host the show, setting the scene and bringing out Manuel and Bowa’s engaging personalities.
Bowa and Manuel are perhaps best known for playing a major role in Phillies World Series championships in 1980 and 2008. Both have larger than life personalities and a unique point of view about the game baseball and the game of life. Their experiences on and off the field along with their very special friendship will make for an entertaining and engaging program. Fans will get an inside look at the two legends’ personalities as they take on various experiences and adventures around the Philadelphia area.
This show will be worth watching. Just think about the collective knowledge and stories that currently exist inside Manuel and Bowa’s heads. Two enjoyable baseball personalities that the fan base really seems to appreciate.
Production is going to be done by CCI Communications, which does that Inside Golf show on NBC Sports Philadelphia. They also produce What’s Brewing with Glen Macnow and Joe Sixpack, which started back in 2018. Ken Selinger, a producer/director, started working with Manuel on The Charlie Manuel Show, which aired weekly on PHL17 during the baseball season.