PlayersTV, Prisoner Wine Uncork New Series ‘Vino Talk,’ Hosted by Star Athletes

Dallas-based PlayersTV is the first athlete-owned TV network focused on athlete lifestyle and culture content. Its newest series bridges "the worlds of sports, entertainment and wine in a friendly and enjoyable way, celebrating the unity that these passions can bring," says NBA Champion Deandre Jordan, one of the hosts.

Dallas-based PlayersTV launched its new original series “Vino Talk” Wednesday in partnership with California’s Prisoner Wine Brands. The show is hosted by pro softball player and Golden Glove winner AJ Andrews and NBA Champion Deandre Jordan.

PlayersTV is the first athlete-owned TV network focused on athlete lifestyle and culture content. In August, we told you about its initiative to seek fan investors for its athlete-driven content.

“We’re proud to partner with Prisoner Wine Brands to bring ‘Vino Talk’ to life,” PlayersTV Co-Founder Deron Guidrey said in a statement. “Their commitment to quality and innovation aligns perfectly with our mission to provide an engaging and educational experience for our viewers.”

The network recently launched on Prime Video, FireTV, and Amazon Freevee as a free ad-supported streaming television channel. PlayersTV said the expansion extends its reach, bringing its content to a broader audience and providing sports fans and entertainment lovers unprecedented access to captivating athlete lifestyle content.

This extension aligns with the launch of “Vino Talk,” which combines entertainment with a passion for sports and wine. The show offers intriguing interviews with renowned sommeliers and spirited discussions on the latest wine trends, taking viewers on a journey through the art of wine appreciation.

Combining sports and entertainment with wine

“We’re super excited to bring ‘Vino Talk’ to PlayersTV and connect with wine enthusiasts and sports fans worldwide,” Jordan said in a statement. “The show is a blend of robust conversations, education, and humor, all over a good glass of wine.”

The network said that Jordan will share his enthusiasm for wine with fans and that Andrews will inject her unique perspective into the conversations.

“Through ‘Vino Talk,’ we’re bridging the worlds of sports, entertainment and wine in a friendly and enjoyable way, celebrating the unity that these passions can bring,” Andrews said.

The new series features conversations with top athletes and entertainers about their lives and success stories.

Guests include NBA All-Star Chris Paul, “Bel-Air” star Coco Jones, NBA Champion (and former Dallas Maverick) JaVale Pierre McGee, Justin Bieber’s DJ Tay James, former NBA All-Star Baron Davis, NBA Champion Donte DiVincenzo, and Milo Frank of The h.wood Group.

PlayersTV has more than 50 athlete owners and investors across the NFL, NBA, WNBA, and MLB including Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, Travis Kelce, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, Vernon Davis, Dallas Maverick Kyrie Irving, AJ Andrews, Angel McCoughtry, Deandre Jordan, Natasha Cloud and many others.

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