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"The Tony Kornheiser Show" (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, whatever happens to be on Tony’s mind that day. The format of the show—regular sit-in guests with familiar interviews and segments—highlights not only the unique perspective of Tony Kornheiser but also the expertise of his network of friends.Join one of the most recognizable and outspoken commentators of sports and entertainment (longtime radio host in Washington, DC and current co-host of ESPN's PTI) and enjoy original episodes published every weekday ‪starting September 6th.

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"The Tony Kornheiser Show" (now available exclusively on-demand) is a topical, daily talk show that starts with sports and quickly moves into politics, current events, entertainment and, really, whatever happens to be on Tony’s mind that day. The format of the show—regular sit-in guests with familiar interviews and segments—highlights not only the unique perspective of Tony Kornheiser but also the expertise of his network of friends.Join one of the most recognizable and outspoken commentators of sports and entertainment (longtime radio host in Washington, DC and current co-host of ESPN's PTI) and enjoy original episodes published every weekday ‪starting September 6th.

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7291 Ratings
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Grammar

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“How was the Caps game, Torie?” C’mon, boys and girls.

Love the show

By BFG Papageorgio - Jan 04 2020
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Show transcends age and location across the country; love Tony and the show

iTunes Ratings

7291 Ratings
Average Ratings
6476
248
200
158
209

Grammar

By Dane Carey - Jan 09 2020
Read more
“How was the Caps game, Torie?” C’mon, boys and girls.

Love the show

By BFG Papageorgio - Jan 04 2020
Read more
Show transcends age and location across the country; love Tony and the show
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The Tony Kornheiser Show

Latest release on Jan 17, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: "5-11 would have actually been great"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the college football playoffs and about some of the big games from the NFL. Michael Wilbon calls in to talk more football, and Nigel gives the news. During Old Guy Radio, Tony talks about some changes within the Redskins organization and about the passing of Don Imus, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.


Songs : Crooked Coast "California" ; The Cane Bay High School Choir "Little Babe Born of Mary"

Dec 30 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #2: "Deject this!"

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Tony opens the show by talking about Seattle's win over the Vikings on Monday Night Football, and how Kirk Cousins and Minnesota were supposed to be Super Bowl contenders but now they may not even make the playoffs. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports calls in to talk more NFL, and Nigel gives the news. During Old Guy Radio, Torie shares a story about being pulled over for driving with an expired registration, Tony talks about Lee Smith and Harold Baines getting into the Baseball hall of Fame, and he tells about a memorable encounter with Lee Smith years ago. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag!
Songs : Newport Beach Raquet Club "Venice of the Far East" ; Mark Baseman "My Brother Makes me Happy"

Dec 11 2018

1hr 13mins

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Rank #3: "You weren't on your phone, were you?"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the Halloween festivities in his neighborhood, and The University of Maryland reversing course and firing football coach DJ Durkin. Bill Livingston of the Cleveland Plain Dealer calls in to talk about the coaches being fired in Cleveland (The Browns and the Cavaliers), and also discusses what's going on with Urban Meyer and Ohio State. James Carville calls in with his weekend picks, and Tony shares the story of getting in a car accident on his way home from work. During 'Old Guy Radio', Meet The Press host Chuck Todd calls in with his NFL picks, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : Eric From Outerspace "Barley There" ; We Are The Northern Lights "Come Close"

Nov 01 2018

1hr 20mins

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Rank #4: "That's a good listen"

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Tony opens the show by talking about some coaching changes around the NFL. Then former NFL exec Mike Lombardi and co-host of the podcast "The GM Shuffle" calls in to talk about that and the Wild Card games. During Nigel's news, James Carville calls in with his weekend picks, and for Old Guy Radio, Jeff Ma calls in with his picks. To finish things up, Tony talks about seeing the musical "Come From Away" and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.


Songs : Mitch Bradford "Got You On My Mind" ; Kipyn Martin "Madeleine" 

Jan 03 2020

1hr 10mins

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Rank #5: "2100 degrees"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the Kentucky Derby, the NBA playoffs, and the Caps win over Pittsburgh on Saturday. Michael Wilbon calls in to talk some more about the NBA playoffs and the ceremony at Nats Park where he was presented with the Sam Lacy / Wendell Smith Award. Then Nigel gives the news, and during "Old Guy Radio" Tony talks about the Nats win and about going to Wilbon's ceremony. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : The Morrison Brothers "Every Little Sunday" ; Raising Red "Rustbelt Highway"

May 07 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #6: "Congrats to Brian Trotz!"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the Caps beating the Penguins and finally advancing to the Conference Finals. He talks some more about that with Washington Post columnist Barry Svrluga and then Nigel gives the news. During "Old Guy Radio", Tony reads some mail and talks about the proper etiquette one should have when going to a museum. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : Buffalo Gospel "High Time to Hang Fire" ; Philana "Danny"

May 08 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #7: "Mary F'n Poppins"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the passing of two sports legends on New Years Day - former NBA commissioner David Stern and Don Larsen. Meet The Press Host Chuck Todd calls in with his NFL picks, Nigel gives the news, during Old Guy Radio Tony talks to Brian McIntyre who worked with David Stern for 35 years to talk about the Commissioner's legacy, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.


Songs : Shawn Sleeps Naked "Mary Elizabeth" ; "I Won't Fall For It"

Jan 02 2020

1hr 15mins

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Rank #8: "Alan, party of one"

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Tony opens the show by talking about Penn's win over Villanova and some surprising teams in the top 25, and also about a reply from Chuck Bell and Melissa Mollet to Tony about his complaints that they are too excited to have a lot of snow this winter. ESPN's Tim Kurkjian calls in to give an update from the MLB Winter Meetings, and during Old Guy Radio, Tony talks about his new eating habits at restaurants and the moon landing deniers. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : Brandon Bowker "Hold On" ; Lionel Ritchie and Local Zero " Fifteen Ten"

Dec 12 2018

1hr 14mins

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Rank #9: "New York Style"

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It’s a special show for Tony, as he broadcasts from New York with Nigel and special guests Keith Olbermann and Pablo Torre. Tony starts the show by talking with Keith and Pablo about various ailments and illnesses (no, seriously, that’s what they talked about) Then they talk some sports - specifically about the rise and fall of Matt Harvey. Nigel gives the news, and during Old Guy Radio, Keith shares a story of when he met Joseph Cotton, and Pablo talks about having Lady Gaga perform at his high school dance before she was Lady Gaga, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.

May 11 2018

1hr 25mins

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Rank #10: "Houston, we have a problem"

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Tony opens the show by talk about why they are recording in a different (and smaller) studio today. Then he talks about the Nats big win in Game 2 of the World Series against the Astros. After that he goes through some news stories, and following that it's Old Guy Radio as Tony talks about the Redskins game tonight vs the Vikings. Lastly, he discusses some parking tickets he got and what he should do about them, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.


Song : The Barn Dawgs "Goodnight"

Oct 24 2019

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Rank #11: "Let's cuddle"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the NBA playoff games from the night before. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report calls in to go around the NFL and preview the NFL Draft, and Nigel gives the news (including the growing industry of professional cuddling). During "Old Guy Radio", 'Meet The Press' host Chuck Todd calls in to talk about why President Trump keeps calling him "Sleepy eyes Chuck", and also about Ronny Jackson withdrawing from consideration for the VA cabinet position. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : Ghoul School "Dogsong" ; Sauce "Virginia Wine"

Apr 26 2018

1hr 18mins

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Rank #12: "It's actually Greg"

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Tony opens the show by opening some mail and talking about the Caps win and the NBA playoff games from the night before. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports calls in to go around the NFL and Nigel gives the news. During "Old Guy Radio", Tony talks to Jim about his "Origins" podcast and the eon he did on the origins of PTI, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.

Apr 20 2018

1hr 23mins

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Rank #13: "Mr Porthuaser"

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Tony opens the show by talking about his struggles to find which channel the Wizards game was on last night, and discusses their loss and the Caps win. ESPN's Brain Windhorst calls in to talk about Tony's idea that Brian should start wearing an ascot, and they also talk about the first round of the playoffs. Nigel gives the news and during 'Old Guy Radio', Tony talks about the passing of Barbara Bush, and the Southwest Airlines flight that lost an engine. Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : Jaunt "Intimate Sunset" ; The Dropkick Murphy's "4-13-15"

Apr 18 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #14: "9 more years to go"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the children's book that Nigel just finished (Simon the Sea Cat, although Tony prefers the name Salty the Sea Cat), and then discusses the Cavs win over the Pacers and the Mets comeback win over the Nats. Washington Post movie critic Ann Hornaday calls in to talk about "The Rider", "I Fell Pretty" "Borg vs McEnroe", and "Kodachrome", and Nigel gives the news. During "Old Guy Radio", Tony talks about his adventures at the Social Security building, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : FNCF "House Built By Love" ; The Silent Critics "Easier Said Than Done (whatever))"

Apr 19 2018

1hr 22mins

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Rank #15: "Bench Coach Tim Kurkjian"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the Redskins loss to the Vikings as well as the excitement in DC for Game 3 of the World Series. Meet The Press host Chuck Todd calls in with his weekend picks, and during news, James Carville and Jeff Ma phone in their football picks. In Old Guy Radio, ESPN"s Tim Kurkjian calls in to talk some more baseball, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.


Songs : Gabe Slesinger trumpet cover of "Take Me Out To The Ballgame" ; The Barn Dawgs "Love You"

Oct 25 2019

1hr 15mins

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Rank #16: "Let's Get Wild!"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the Nats comeback win over the Brewers. Washington Post columnist Barry Svrluga calls in to talk more baseball and Nigel gives the news. During Old Guy Radio Tony talks about his visit to the doctor, and also he and the gang look ahead to the NLDS series with the Dodgers, and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.

Songs : Thomas Kercheval " We Were Here" ; The Wayback Machine "I Forget Things in Bunches"

Oct 02 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #17: "Stream it on the Roku?"

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Tony opens the show by talking about some of the college basketball form the night before and also about the decline of the PAC 12. 

Pat Forde of Yahoo Sports calls in to talks some more college basketball,  

Nigel gives the news, during Old Guy Radio and Tony talks to the crew about their podcast from the night before with their guest Chris Wilson who wrote "The Master Plan". 

Tony also touches on the latest Conor McGregor controversy and they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.

Songs : Soul Witness "Polly" ; Hey Captain Knight "She's The Girl"

Mar 12 2019

1hr 20mins

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Rank #18: "A Bowl of Mustard"

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Tony opens the show by talking about some more computer issues that Nigel is dealing with, and also about Dwayne Wade's final game. Washington Post columnist Barry Svrluga calls in from Augusta to give his thoughts on the Masters, and Nigel gives the news.  During Old Guy Radio, Tony tries to understand what a Black Hole is, and he talks about the passing of Charles Van Doren and the movie "Quiz Show" which told his story.  Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag. Songs : Let's Not "Pilot Light" ; Brett Wiscons "Tip Me In Tequila"

Apr 11 2019

1hr 19mins

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Rank #19: "Not all heroes wear capes"

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Tony opens the show by talking about the NFL playoff games, especially the Vikings dramatic win over the Saints. Michael Wilbon calls in to talk more NFL and Nigel gives the news. During 'Old Guy Radio', Tony talks about his time at Chatter over the weekend and he also gives his review of "Ladybird". Lastly, they close out the show by opening up the Mailbag.
Songs : The New Chums "Do The Right Thing" ; Deathlist "Want It"

Jan 15 2018

1hr 11mins

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Rank #20: "What did you do Nigel???"

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Tony opens the show by catching up on some current events with Torie and Leon. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports calls in to talk some NFL, and to give his thoughts on the state of the Orioles. Nigel gives the news, and during Old Guy Radio, Tony talks to one of his PTI interns (Cliffy) and shares his story of eating at a French restaurant. Normally they would close out the show by reading emails - and they actually did - but Nigel erased the segment without saving it, so instead of emails, you get to hear a brilliant jingle by Kjirstin Ohnstad and Nigel's heartfelt apology as he resets the board to zero.
Songs : Laxi "Zephyr" ; Leavenworth "An Awful Stretcher"

Aug 06 2018

1hr 16mins

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