NFL Today

August 2011

"THE NFL TODAY" ON CBS

As it begins its 14th year in its present one-hour format, and its 44th 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, including an AFC Wild Card Playoff game, two Divisional Playoff games, and 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: Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe, Bill Cowher, Charley Casserly

REPORTERS: Lesley Visser

COORDINATING PRODUCER: Eric Mann

DIRECTOR: Bob Matina

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