Top 5 Business Podcast The Playbook with Sports 1 Marketing, CEO David Meltzer, Launches on FOX Sports and Other Networks Nationwide in 2018

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Podcast which debuted on iTunes as the Number Four business podcast—will now be delivered to over 80 million homes

Beginning in January 2018, sports executive David Meltzer is taking his popular podcast, The Playbook, to television. After debuting at number four as a Top Five Business podcast on iTunes and interviewing the who's who of top athletes, broadcasters, and sports entrepreneurs, David Meltzer will be sharing his inspirational content to more than 80 million homes in the United States.

The show will be featured in more than 65 markets on a range of networks, including FOX Sports Prime Ticket, Stadium Network, SUN Sports Florida (FOX Sports), NBC Sports Northwest, NBC Sports California, TUFF TV USA, and many more.

"I'm so appreciative that I get to share the secret playbooks that drive athletes, executives, and entrepreneurs to succeed with people around the world. We will learn the lessons about how the consistent and persistent enjoyment of the pursuit of your potential can change your life, just like the stars on The Playbook," said David Meltzer, host of the show.

“We wanted to give viewers a behind-the-headlines look at the business of sports and The Playbook delivers just that — an inside look at how deals are made and how today’s superstar athletes are jumping into entrepreneurship. Their competitiveness and drive to be the best are not limited to the field, and each episode we dive into the mindset of what it takes to be a champion in all arenas,” said Bill Shaw, President of Entrepreneur Media.

The first episode will feature legendary skateboarder and entrepreneur, Tony Hawk. Other guests for the season will include Marcellus Wiley, Apolo Ohno, Sage Steele, and Shawne Merriman, among others. Each week episodes will feature stories and lessons that are applicable to sports, business, and life. The Playbook brings an entertaining mix of guests right into your living room, from Hall of Famers to Emmy-winning broadcasters, and everyone in between.

The podcast is currently available on several digital platforms including iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, and To listen to the podcast on iTunes, visit

About David Meltzer:
David serves as CEO of Sports 1 Marketing, which was recognized as the 2017 Advertising & Entertainment Advisory Firm of the Year (US) by the ACQ5 Global Awards. The company has also won numerous awards for its Aggregated Marketing Platform (AMP), which is used at sports and entertainment events across the country. David serves the host and lead investor for 2017's #1 Digital Business Show, Elevator Pitch, which saw over 20.7 million views in its inaugural season, and is also the host of the nationally syndicated radio show Sports Blender, which airs weekly on SB Nation Radio. He has also written the best-selling books, Compassionate Capitalism and Connected to Goodness, and has been recognized as a Top Public Speaker by Forbes and Entrepreneur.

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