About the Show

 

"THE NFL TODAY" ON CBS

As it begins its 17th year in its present one-hour format, and its 47th year overall, THE NFL TODAY, the CBS Television Network's National Football League pre-game studio show, is the prototype for all NFL studio shows that followed.  In its previous format, a half-hour pre-game, halftime and post-game program, the show originated in the 1975 NFL season.  The first show as THE NFL TODAY, a 15-minute regional broadcast, aired on September 13, 1964.

 

ON AIR: Sundays throughout the NFL season as well as Thanksgiving Day and a full post-season slate; the AFC Playoff games, including the AFC Championship Game.  Sunday broadcasts begin at 12:00 Noon, ET.

 

ORIGINATION: New York

 

FORMAT: The show is highlighted by news, interviews and feature reports from various National Football League cities.

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER: Sean McManus

 

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER & VICE PRESIDENT, PRODUCTION: Harold Bryant

 

HOST: James Brown

ANALYSTS: Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Tony Gonzalez and Bart Scott

REPORTER: Lesley Visser

 

PRODUCER: Drew Kaliski

 

DIRECTOR: Bob Matina

 

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Press:

Robin Brendle
212-975-1533
rlbrendle@cbs.com

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com