Boston Globe Media, NESN Launch Weekday Program, 'Boston Globe Today'

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Segun Oduolowu, host of ‘Boston Globe Today,’ in the newspaper’s new video studio. (Image credit: Erin Clark/The Boston Globe)

BOSTON—Boston Globe Media and the New England Sports Network (NESN) are launching “Boston Globe Today,” a jointly produced, in-depth news and sports program debuting across multiple platforms this Spring. The half-hour show will air Monday-Friday at 5 p.m. on NESN and will stream on the NESN 360 app, the Globe's app, and on


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BGM said Boston Globe Today will provide “an in-depth perspective on stories from the Globe's newsroom, offering a deeper dive of major news, politics, business, and entertainment stories and how they impact New Englanders.” 

"We are continuously improving the ways that we deliver vital news and information to our community and are excited to build a television show that will bring the Globe's award-winning journalism to a broader audience," said Linda Henry, Boston Globe Media CEO. "Boston Globe Today reflects our commitment to serve our community, invest in local journalism, and for Boston Globe Media to be an innovative news leader."

Veteran television host and national media personality, Segun Oduolowu, will host the series.

"I'm thrilled to join the Boston Globe Today team, working on this exciting collaboration between the Globe and NESN," said Oduolowu. "I look forward to diving into the stories affecting this historic city and New England at large, drawing on the considerable talents of the Globe newsroom."

Boston Globe Today—which will air from a new, state-of-the-art broadcast studio in The Boston Globe's downtown newsroom—will focus on news Monday through Thursday, while devoting Friday to sports, which will be anchored by Boston Globe sports columnist Christopher Gasper. 

"NESN is excited to partner with The Boston Globe to deliver compelling news coverage to our viewers across our television and digital properties," said Sean McGrail, NESN President & CEO.

NESN 360 is available via direct subscription or can be authenticated with the viewer’s TV provider by downloading the app or visiting The NESN 360 app is available on iPhone, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Google TV and Fire TV. Globe subscribers will have access to stream the show on and on the Globe's app, which is available on iPhone and Android

Tom Butts

Tom has covered the broadcast technology market for the past 25 years, including three years handling member communications for the National Association of Broadcasters followed by a year as editor of Video Technology News and DTV Business executive newsletters for Phillips Publishing. In 1999 he launched for internet B2B portal Verticalnet. He is also a charter member of the CTA's Academy of Digital TV Pioneers. Since 2001, he has been editor-in-chief of TV Tech (, the leading source of news and information on broadcast and related media technology and is a frequent contributor and moderator to the brand’s Tech Leadership events.