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Why did Tony Kornheiser get suspended?

ESPN has suspended Tony Kornheiser “for some time” over comments he made about Hannah Storm's wardrobe. On his radio show last week, Kornheiser mocked Storm for her “horrifying, horrifying outfit” on ESPN's “Sportscenter.” Kornheiser hosts “Pardon the Interruption” on the sports network.

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In this regard, why is Pardon the interruption not on?

The network will cancel all of its DC-based shows for the time being, according to The Athletic's Richard Deitsch. That means ESPN staple Pardon The Interruption with Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon will not be airing during the sports hiatus. Longtime PTI coordinating producer Bonnie Berko confirmed the news.

Additionally, why does Tony Kornheiser wave a Canadian flag at the end of his show? PTI's longtime associate director Bonnie Berko told Kornheiser about the SportsCenter segment not airing in Canada. So, he grabbed the flag and started waving it at the end of the show. It became a farewell to the viewers who wouldn't see him again until the next day's show.

Subsequently, one may also ask, how much does Tony Kornheiser make a year?

Tony Kornheiser Salary: As of 2015, Tony's annual ESPN salary was $5 million. By 2019 that had risen to $6 million which made him one of the highest-paid personalities in ESPN history.

Has Pardon the Interruption been Cancelled?

ESPN canceled all of its Washington D.C.-based programming, including “Pardon The Interruption,” indefinitely as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report from The Athletic's Richard Deitsch. The organization will also cancel early-morning “SportsCenter” on hiatus, per the report.

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