It’s been a long winter for New Englanders. The return of Glenn Ordway talking sports on his new show named Big Show Unfiltered, should put a spring back in everyone’s step. Read more by Chadd Finn on the return of the Big O:
The voice, so familiar to Boston sports fans more than three decades, will be instantly recognizable.
So too will the program’s name, thought it now includes a slightly edgy tweak befitting the freewheeling format.
But the venue for Glenn Ordway’s pending return to the Boston sports talk scene is an entirely new frontier for the longtime host and ringleader of WEEI’s “The Big Show.”
Ordway, aka the Big O, who was fired by WEEI’s parent company Entercom in February 2013, is launching his own online radio venture, which will debut March 17.
The website will be named sportstalkboston.com, and it will serve as the host for Ordway’s three-hour daily online radio show, titled Big Show Unfiltered. It will air from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays and feature some familiar personalities and segments from his former afternoon drive program on WEEI, including a version of the popular “Whiner Line.” The site will have a smartphone app and be optimized for mobile usage.