/// First Mover: Frank Caliendo

October 29, 2012  |  Media Week

Specs Age 38 New gig Contributor to ESPN’s Sunday NFL Countdown Old gig Comic prognosticator, Fox’s NFL Sunday So, what sort of role are you going to play on Sunday NFL Countdown ? I’d like to keep some of the basic studio stuff I did when I was at Fox, doing skits and hopefully a little standup. But I’m also planning on doing more taped features, merging the sort of stuff I did before with bits where I go out with a camera and find a subject to really dig into—bring a Kenny Mayne feel into it. What was the biggest difference between the Fox NFL experience and what they do at ESPN? Well, the tone’s very different. Fox does the NFL a lot like they program the rest of the network. There’s sort of a locker room sense of humor that prevails. With ESPN, it’s more like a pat-you-on-the-back kind of comedy.

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First Mover: Frank Caliendo



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