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NFL Films And ‘Men In Blazers’ Partner to Tackle American Football

NFL Films, winner of over 120 Sports Emmys, teams up with the wildly popular ‘Men in Blazers’ for a digital video series exploring NFL football while going in-depth with the Jacksonville Jaguars and Buffalo Bills

“Men in Blazers: Tackle Football – Countdown to London, October 25th” premieres today on Yahoo with additional distribution across NFL Media properties

September 29, 2015: NFL Films, one of the most decorated and accomplished producers of sports television, announced today a partnership with the irreverent sensibility of the ‘Men in Blazers,’ Michael Davies and Roger Bennett, to develop a new digital video series, Men in Blazers: Tackle Football – Countdown to London, October 25th. The new series premieres today on Yahoo, which reaches more than 1 billion users, with additional distribution across NFL Media digital channels, as well as NFL Network. With approximately 30 episodes in total, Men in Blazers: Tackle Football – Countdown to London, October 25th will release a new episode daily until October 27th.


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Week 2 of “Thursday Night Football” on CBS and NFL Network Delivers +42% Increase in Viewers and +40% Increase in Ratings

Through First Two Weeks “THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” Up Significantly in Viewers and Ratings

CBS and NFL Network’s broadcast of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL featuring Washington-N.Y. Giants on Thursday, Sept. 24 was seen by an average of 16.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen fast national ratings (Live + Same Day), a +42% increase from last year’s second week TNF game (11.9 million, Tampa Bay-Atlanta, 9/18), and earned a household rating/share of 10.5/18, +40% from last year (7.5/13).


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NFL Media and Twitch Partner on a New Series: ‘EA Sports Madden NFL Live’

New Digital Series Brings the Latest Madden NFL News and Highlights to Fans

EA SPORTS Madden NFL Live to Air on NFL.com and Twitch

September 25, 2015 – NFL Media and Twitch announced today they are teaming up with EA SPORTS™ to deliver a brand-new weekly digital series to the world of Madden NFL fans. EA SPORTS Madden NFL LIVE will air weekly on NFL.com (desktop and mobile web) and Twitch (twitch.tv/NFL) every Friday at 12:00pm ET, starting today. Fans also can catch re-airs of the show on NFL Network every Friday at 4:00pm ET. Segments from EA Sports Madden NFL LIVE will also be available on demand on NFL.com, NFL Mobile and Twitch.


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Preview of NFL Media’s Week 2 Sunday ‘NFL GameDay’ Programming

Week 1 Sets All-Time Viewership Record for NFL Network’s Sunday ‘NFL GameDay’ Programming

NFL Media’s Kim Jones 1-on-1 with Buffalo Bills Head Coach Rex Ryan

Hall of Fame QB Jim Kelly LIVE From His Home & Hall of Fame WR Lynn Swann LIVE From Pittsburgh

‘NFL Now GameDay Blitz’ Starting at 1:00 PM ET

NFL Network provides more than 15 hours of live coverage each and every NFL Sunday beginning at 7:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay First, hosted by Melissa Stark, Shaun O’Hara, Michael Robinson and Brian Billick. At 9:00 AM ET, the Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning takes viewers up to kickoff of the early games, with host Rich Eisen, analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner and Michael Irvin, and NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport.


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CBS & NFL Network’s Denver-Kansas City is Most-Watched & Highest-Rated TNF Game Ever

“THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL” ON CBS AND NFL NETWORK IS MOST-WATCHED AND HIGHEST-RATED EVER WITH 21.117 MILLION VIEWERS AND A RATING/SHARE OF 12.9/24

CBS and NFL Network’s season debut broadcast of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL on Thursday, Sept. 17 featuring Denver-Kansas City was the most-watched and highest-rated TNF broadcast ever (Nielsen Live + Same Day fast national ratings).


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‘GameDay’ on NFL Media Returns Sunday, September 13 Starting at 7:00 AM ET

NFL GameDay First – 7:00 AM ET

NFL GameDay Morning – 9:00 AM ET

NFL GameDay Live – 1:00 PM ET

NFL GameDay Highlights – 7:30 PM ET

NFL GameDay Final – 11:30 PM ET

Fastest-Growing NFL Pregame Show – NFL Network’s Emmy-Nominated ‘NFL GameDay Morning’ Up 11% in 2014

‘NFL RedZone’ Returns Sunday with Host Scott Hanson

NFL Now’s ‘Gameday Blitz’ Starting at 11:30 AM ET

GameDay is back on NFL Media beginning Sunday, September 13.


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Completely Redesigned NFL Mobile From Verizon App Highlights 2015 Suite of Products From NFL Digital Media

NFL Mobile from Verizon app redesigned with a “smart” Gameday / Non-gameday feature; premium live video of NFL games included for Verizon Wireless customers plus an option to upgrade to NFL RedZone

NFL Now “2.0” reprogrammed as a virtual 24-7 digital network to provide a constant video stream of the latest NFL news, 32 club channels, plus new “Sunday Blitz” gameday experience

NFL Game Pass introduced in USA; bringing fans the best of premium NFL video and audio

September 8, 2015: Days from the start of the 2015 NFL regular season, NFL Digital Media unveils a suite of products, accessible across an array of platforms and devices, to keep fans entertained and abreast of all the latest news, video, and information on the road to Super Bowl 50.


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‘Football Town’ Highlights 2015 Season of NFL Network Original Programming

New Original Series for 2015, ‘Football Town: Barrow, Alaska’ Premieres Sept. 22 on NFL Network at 9:00 PM ET

Emmy-Nominated ‘Undrafted’ Returns for Second Season on Tuesdays at 8:00 PM ET Starting Sept. 22; Premieres on CBS Sept. 16 at 10:00 PM ET

Emmy-Nominated ‘A Football Life’ Returns for Fifth Season Starting Friday, Sept. 18 at 9:00 PM ET

NFL Films Special ‘Do Your Job: Bill Belichick and the 2014 Patriots’ Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 9 at 8:00 PM ET

‘America’s Game: 2014 Patriots’ Premieres TONIGHT at 10:00 PM ET

‘Catching Odell’ Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 8:00 PM ET

September 8, 2015: NFL Network’s coverage of the 2015 NFL season features a slate of original programming, highlighted by the premiere of a new documentary series Football Town and two, one-hour specials Catching Odell and the exclusive NFL Films special Do Your Job: Bill Belichick and the 2014 Patriots. In addition to the new original programming, NFL Network will return the Emmy-nominated series Undrafted for a second season, along with the fifth season of A Football Life and the one-hour show, America’s Game.


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Live Doubleheader Highlights Week 4 Preseason Coverage on NFL Network

Week 4 Live Doubleheader Thursday, September 3 –

Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Jets at 7:00 PM ET

San Diego Chargers vs. San Francisco 49ers at 10:00 PM ET

Final Free Preseason Edition of ‘NFL RedZone’ Thursday, September 3 at 7:00 PM ET

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football’ and NFL Network remains the go-to destination to do so, with a live doubleheader of Week 4 preseason games, re-airs of every Week 4 preseason game and the final free preseason edition of NFL RedZone.


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Pittsburgh Steelers at Buffalo Bills Saturday, August 29 at 4:00 PM ET Live on NFL Network

Saturday, August 29

Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Buffalo Bills at 4:00 PM ET LIVE on NFL Network

Free Preseason Edition of ‘NFL RedZone’ at 7:00 PM ET

Preseason Edition of ‘NFL GameDay Live’ at 7:00 PM ET

It’s time to get ‘Back to Football’ and NFL Network remains the go-to destination to do so, with Pittsburgh Steelers-Buffalo Bills carried live, re-airs of every Week 3 preseason game, a free preseason edition of NFL RedZone and a preseason edition of NFL GameDay Live.


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