The success of both shows has lead to ESPN being the top cable network from 8:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m in the key demographic of 18-34...
"Smith confirmed that he and Kellerman lost their chemistry together, as the rolling slate of debaters brings the juice back to First Take."
"Brady has thrown for 4,000-plus yards and 24-plus touchdowns every season since Kellerman made his famous declaration."
The two fighters battled to draw in their opening bout, and Fury got the best of Wilder in the second edition.
"The topic came up now and then when Kellerman hosted his old radio show in Los Angeles."
"Smith felt the chemistry wore thin as they approached year six together on the air."
ESPN has been looking to move around their programming following the move, wanting to keep Kellerman on television in some capacity.
Kellerman was his normal energetic self in the debut show.
"The new cast follows Max Kellerman's exit from the show on Sept. 1."
"Smith called into Wednesday's show to say goodbye and wish his partner all the best on his new projects."