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Pardon the Interruption 

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Two former sportswriters discuss the day's top stories of the sports world.
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Tony Reali Tony Reali ...  Stat Boy / ... 963 episodes, 2006-2020
Michael Wilbon Michael Wilbon ...  Self - Co-Host / ... 911 episodes, 2006-2020
Tony Kornheiser Tony Kornheiser ...  Self - Co-Host 829 episodes, 2006-2017
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Two former sportswriters discuss the day's top stories of the sports world.

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Mike: Pardon the interruption. I'm Mike Wilbon and you'll have to pardon me today because I'm a little rusty after spending a month in Greece.
Tony: I'm Toyn Kornheiser. Oh really? Were you in Olivia Newton-John's role?
Mike: There you go! I'm not back for 30 seconds and you're already tossing out those lame 40 year old jokes that you only could ever possibly find funny!
Tony: Welcome to PTI, boys and girls, where I will continue to tell 40 year old jokes and you know why? 'Cause it's funny and I KNOW FUNNY!
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One of the Best Sports Shows in T.V. History
31 August 2005 | by nedopetrieSee all my reviews

To try to explain 'Pardon the Interruption' would never quite do it justice. If you haven't seen it, the concept seems far to simple to work: two middle aged sportswriters gab about the headlines of the day for a half hour. But what separates PTI from duds such as 'The Best Damn Sports Show Ever' and round table snoozers like 'The Sports Reporters' is the chemistry between Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon. Their banter, arguing styles, quick wits, and senses of humor make for a fun, irreverent, and interesting look at today's sports news. The only times the show doesn't hit the mark are when Tony or Wilbon are on vacation, which happens at least a couple weeks a year. The regular guest hosts (David Aldridge, Norman Chad, Bob Ryan) are always well informed, but don't match the humor that Wilbon and Tony bring to the program.


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22 October 2001 (USA) See more »

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