KDKA Sports Showdown

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KDKA Sports Showdown is a weekly Pittsburgh-based sports talk show airing at 11:35 Sunday nights on KDKA-TV Pittsburgh.

The show is hosted by Bob Pompeani or Jory Rand, both from KDKA-TV. Frequent guests include Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Columnist Ron Cook, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette web blogger Bob Smizik, Sports Radio 970AM talk show host Joe Bendel, Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh reporter Paul Alexander ESPN Radio 1250 Steelers Beat Reporter Ken Laird, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Penguins Beat Writer Rob Rossi and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette College sports reporter Paul Zeise and Cody "Coby" Kolaja.

Former Panelists include former KDKA-TV sports anchor John Steigerwald, ESPN Radio 1250 personality Tim Benz, and WPGB sports host Ellis Cannon.

Since its debut in 1998, Showdown has held a significant lead over the competition, including WTAE-TV's Action Sports Sunday, by several ratings points. Initially, the show was supposed to last only through the NFL Season, but because of its great success, it was expanded to air each week year-round.