|Presented by||Bob Costas|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||3|
|Running time||60 minutes|
|Original release||May 13, 2005 –|
Costas Now was an American monthly sports television show hosted by Bob Costas on HBO.
In 2001, Costas was hired by HBO to host a 12-week talk and interview series called On the Record with Bob Costas . In 2005, the program was revamped to become Costas Now, with more of a focus on sports and a year-round schedule in a 9 p.m. ET time slot. Costas Now was similar to another HBO sports show hosted by Bryant Gumbel called Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel .
In February 2009, Costas left HBO to sign with MLB Network, effectively ending Costas Now. HBO replaced it with a similar, short-lived program called Joe Buck Live , hosted by Fox Sports broadcaster Joe Buck.
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