Eric Mann serves as senior producer for CBS Sports and THE NFL TODAY, the CBS Television Network’s pre-game, halftime and post-game studio show. He has worked on THE NFL TODAY since 1982 and has produced the studio show since 1988.
Mann has won 18 Emmy Awards, including two for Best Studio Show (1989 and 1992) for his work on THE NFL TODAY. In addition, he produced THE SUPER BOWL TODAY studio show for Super Bowls XXIV, XXVI, XXXV, XXXVIII, XLI and XLIV (1990, 1992, 2001, 2004, 2007, 2010). He joined CBS Sports in 1981 as a broadcast associate and was named senior producer in 1997. He produced the primetime broadcasts for the 1994 and 1998 Olympic Winter Games and weekend daytime broadcasts for the 1992 Winter Olympic Games.
Mann has been studio producer for CBS Sports’ coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship since 1991. He also served as the producer of CBS Sports’ NBA programs THE BASKETBALL SHOW and AT THE HALF (1987-90) as well as COLLEGE FOOTBALL TODAY and oversaw the CBS Anthology and Major League Baseball studio shows.
Mann is CBS Sports’ lead producer for auto racing, in the past producing the Daytona 500 as well as other NASCAR Cup, Busch, and Truck series events. He also has produced Formula 1, CART, Champ Car, and IRL racing in addition to covering motorcycle racing, the World of Outlaws and the Iditarod Sled Dog race.
Mann also has directed NCAA Basketball, Boxing, Anthology, and Studio shows. He was named associate producer/associate director in 1983 and elevated to producer/director in 1987.
Mann received bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Northwestern University (1980). He was born May 2, 1958, in Chicago and lives in New York City.
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