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NFL Network and CBS, NBC Partner for Giants/Patriots Matchup December 27, 2007 12:35 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, CBS, Football, NBC, News, NFL, NFL Network, Sports, Television.
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NFL fans who don’t have NFL Network need not worry about missing out on this coming Saturday’s Giants vs. Patriots matchup, as the NFL has announced that the game will be given a three-network telecast.  The game will be shown on CBS and NBC, in addition to its normal broadcast on NFL Network.

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NFL Makes Changes to Draft Rules October 23, 2007 7:30 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Football, News, NFL, NFL Draft, Sports, Television.
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The NFL has made a few changes to the Draft, cutting the time between picks in the first and second rounds from 15 minutes to 10 minutes.

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Monday Night Football Doubleheader Hands ESPN Solid Ratings September 13, 2007 1:32 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Cable TV, Cable TV Ratings, ESPN, ESPN Monday Night Football, Football, News, NFL, Nielsen TV Ratings, Sports.
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The doubleheader, season opening pro football special on ESPN delivered strong ratings for the first of the two games, but the second matchup drew the franchises lowest ratings ever.

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Faith Hill To Perform SNF Opening Theme August 30, 2007 11:45 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Football, NBC, News, NFL, NFL Sunday Night Football, Sports.
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Faith Hill has been selected by NBC to perform the opening theme for the networks NBC Sunday Night Football, “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night”.

A special version of the song, “Waiting All Year for Opening Night” will air Thursday, September 9 with NBC’s first regular season Sunday Night Football broadcast of the year featuring the New York Giants at the Dallas Cowboys.

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NFL Games To Be Streamed Online August 27, 2007 8:31 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Football, News, NFL, Sports, Television.
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The NFL and DirecTV today announced that subscribers to the Sunday Ticket extension package SuperFan, will be able to watch games streamed live to their PC, marking the first time the NFL has experimented with the digital delivery system in the US market.

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Seacrest to Host Superbowl Pregame and Halftime Shows August 17, 2007 10:14 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Casting, Football, Fox, News, NFL, Sports, Super Bowl, Television.
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Ryan Seacrest tapped by Fox Sports to host pregame and halftime shows for the networks upcoming presentation of Superbowl XLII.

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NFL’s First Week Schedule Announced March 26, 2007 9:03 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in Football, NFL, Sports.
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The NFL have announced the slate of games for the opening week of football, with the regular season officially kicking off Thursday, September 6.

That game will have the defending Super Bowl champion Indianapolis Colts hosting the New Orleans Saints on NBC. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:30 p.m. ET.

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New Broadcast Team for Monday Night Football March 26, 2007 9:01 pm

Posted by Rosario T. Calabria in ESPN, Football, Monday Night Football, NFL, Sports.
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Current ESPN football analyst Ron Jaworski will be replacing Joe Theismann in the booth during the networks Monday Night Football broadcast, the network announced today.

The game will now be called by Jaworski, Mike Tirico and analyst Tony Kornheiser in the booth while current sideline reporters Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya will stay in place.

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