THE NFL ON CBS 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

“INSIDE THE NFL” TO FEATURE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME GUEST ANALYSTS AS EMMY AWARD-WINNING SERIES RETURNS TO SHOWTIME® FOR SIXTH SEASON

 

NFL Quarterback Legends Joe Namath and Jim Kelly Appear on Season Premiere

Wednesday, September 4, at 9 p.m. ET/PT

Only on SHOWTIME

 

NEW YORK (September 3, 2013) – The Emmy Award-winning INSIDE THE NFL kicks off its sixth season on SHOWTIME with a bang as Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterbacks Joe Namath and Jim Kelly join the season premiere episode serving as special guest analysts this Wednesday, Sept, 4 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.  Now in its 36th  season on television, INSIDE THE NFL will feature a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame as a guest analyst each week throughout the season alongside host James Brown and analysts, All-Pro greats Phil Simms and Cris Collinsworth.  

 

New episodes premiere every Wednesday night on SHOWTIME through February 5, 2014.

 

INSIDE THE NFL covers every game, every week, with trademark highlights from NFL Films, special, in-depth features and spirited debate on the hottest topics in the league.  

 

INSIDE THE NFL won its 12th Sports Emmy® Award last May for OUTSTANDING STUDIO SHOW – WEEKLY for its fifth season on SHOWTIME, it’s second Emmy for outstanding studio show since the series began airing on SHOWTIME in 2008.

 

INSIDE THE NFL is produced by CBS Sports and NFL Films. The executive producers are Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports, Ross Ketover and Pat Kelleher of NFL Films.  Pete Radovich Jr., the Emmy Award-winning Creative Director for CBS Sports, serves as coordinating producer.

 

 

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