Chris & Tell

‘Chris & Tell’ episode 6: Tom Dreesen

2 years agoStaff Report

Hosted by Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Chris Myers, episode six of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois features an interview with actor, comedian and lifelong Cubs fan Tom Dreesen. One of the most beloved entertainers of all-time, Dreesen has performed across the world and has made more than 500 television appearances as a stand-up comic, including many appearances on late-night talk shows such as The Tonight Show and with David Letterman. To watch the full interview, click here.

During the wide-ranging discussion, Myers and Dreesen discuss:

  • Growing up as a Cubs fan on the south-side of Chicago
  • Throwing the first pitch and singing the 7th-inning stretch at Wrigley Field
  • Memories of watching the 2016 World Series
  • Opening for Frank Sinatra and memories from his legendary entertainment career
  • And much more…

About Chris & Tell: A monthly half-hour interview show hosted by Chris Myers, featuring in-depth interviews with sports stars, celebrities and legends who share stories about their past and grant an inside look at their present.

Debuting in January of 2021, previous guests include Ron RiveraJim McMahonDoc Rivers, Joakim Noah and Greg Maddux.

About Chris Myers: Myers is an Emmy Award-winning broadcaster with more than 30 years of broadcasting experience at the highest levels of sport. He is the host of Chris & Tell presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois, airing on Marquee Sports Network, a half-hour interview show featuring in-depth conversations with sports stars and celebrities. Chris will also serve as play-by-play announcer for a select number of games this season, and contribute to additional studio programming. Since joining Fox Sports in 1998, he has covered the World Series and Super Bowl, and is a regular play-by-play commentator on Fox NFL Sundays. He also contributes to NASCAR on Fox coverage, hosting weekly live coverage from the track.

Prior to joining Fox in 1998, he worked for 11 years at ESPN, serving as an anchor on SportsCenter and the host of the sports interview show Up Close. Myers majored in radio and television at Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College.

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