The Showtime/NFL Films series Inside the NFL returns Wednesday for its 33rd season. The cast of James Brown, Phil Simms, Warren Sapp, Cris Collinsworth and Mike Lombardi are all back and so are the highlights from NFL Films. For the season premiere, the cast will preview the upcoming season and look into its collective crystal ball for prediction. When the season is underway, there will be game highlights from NFL Films and game picks.
For this week’s show, viewers will get a sneak peak of the new CBS Sports/Showtime documentary on this year’s Army-Navy game titled, “A Game of Honor” which premieres in December. We have the press release and then a promo from Showtime.
Season Four on SHOWTIME Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Catch the first-look of the Showtime and CBS’ Documentary ‘A Game of Honor’
NEW YORK (Sept. 6, 2011) – INSIDE THE NFL, the Emmy Award-winning NFL studio show, returns to SHOWTIME® tomorrow for the premiere episode of season four, Wednesday, Sept. 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Host James Brown returns to anchor the program with All-Pro NFL greats Cris Collinsworth, Phil Simms and Warren Sapp serving as expert analysts, and Michael Lombardi as the show’s insider.
This week’s show looks back on all the off-season moves and discussed which teams made the best moves, setting the stage as the 2011 season kicks-off this week. Viewers will get a first look at the previously announced SHOWTIME AND CBS Sports co-produced documentary A Game of Honor during tomorrow’s episode. A Game of Honor, which premieres in December on SHOWTIME, will take an unprecedented look at America’s two oldest military academies—The United States Military Academy and The United States Naval Academy. As the midshipmen and cadets prepare to serve their country and participate in a rivalry unmatched by any other in sports—the Army-Navy football game—SHOWTIME will capture an all-access look at their unique season-long journey.
The popular Beat the Insiders online game returns this season for more competitive fun. Each week, fans pick the winner of every NFL game to see how they stack up against the picks of our Insiders — Cris, Phil and Warren — and challenge their friends all season long. To sign up, create or join a group and to make picks fans can visit www.BeatTheInsiders.com.
INSIDE THE NFL, now in its 33rd season, will air every Wednesday night through the NFL season on SHOWTIME for a total of 23 episodes, with multiple replays each week on SHOWTIME and SHOWTIME EXTREME® and availability on SHOWTIME On Demand. INSIDE THE NFL is produced by CBS Sports and NFL Films. The executive producers are Sean McManus and NFL Films President Steve Sabol. Pete Radovich Jr., the EMMY Award winning Creative Director for CBS Sports, serves as coordinating producer.
As promised, I have a video from CBS/Showtime on the season premiere.
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