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Sunday Night Football Airs NFC East Championship Game for Season Finale

For the third straight year, NBC’s Sunday Night Football airs the NFC East Division championship game involving the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys will host the Philadelphia Eagles in Arlington, TX. The winner will head to the playoffs and host a postseason game. The loser will go home and watch the playoffs on TV. Al […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 17 of the 2013 Season

Normally, these aren’t posted until Thursday or later as I wait for the official press releases from the networks, but as assignments began leaking out today through Twitter, we have all of the games and announcers for the double doubleheaders on CBS and Fox and of course, the Sunday Night Football game on NBC. Because […]

NFL Week 17 Schedule for 2013 Season

Ok, we’ve had the Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys game pegged for the Week 17 Sunday Night Football primetime slot for a while and tonight it became official. The National Football League and the National Broadcasting Company that Eagles-Cowboys will be in primetime tonight. That game will be for the final NFL playoff spot and […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 16 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Blackout: Buffalo Sunday, December 22 NFL Viewing Maps (the506.com) DirecTV NFL Sunday Ticket Channel Assignments Studio and Pregame Shows NFL Matchup — ESPN, 6:30 a.m. NFL GameDay First — NFL Network, 7 a.m. That Other Pregame Show — CBS Sports Network, 9 a.m. NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 9 a.m. Mike […]

NBC Previews Sunday Night Football for Week 15 of the 2013 Season

This Sunday night, NBC’s football night will involve an AFC North Division battle between the Cincinnati Bengals at the Pittsburgh Steelers. With the Steelers out of contention for a playoff spot, NBC is stuck with a less-than-attractive matchup in primetime. However, the peacock will make due with the hand it has been dealt. Al Michaels, […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 15 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Thursday, December 11 Studio and Pregame Shows Around the League Live — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. Football Night in America: Coach’s Clicker — NBCSN, 5 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff: Thursday Night […]

NBC Previews Sunday Night Football for Week 14 of the 2013 NFL Season

We complete our Sunday NFL previews with the primetime game for Week 14 between the Carolina Panthers and the New Orleans Saints, an NFC South battle that was flexed from a 1 p.m. ET start. Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya will be in the Superdome for the call of the game. Before the […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 14 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Blackout: San Diego Thursday, December 5 Studio and Pregame Shows Around the League Live — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access: Thursday Night Football Preview — NFL Network, 6 p.m. NFL […]

NBC and NFL Announce No Primetime Flex in Week 15

The final Week 15 schedule is out and the National Broadcasting Company and the National Football League have jointly announced that there will be no primetime flex in Week 15. It means the originally scheduled game, Cincinnati at Pittsburgh will remain on Sunday Night Football and the game NBC was hoping for, Green Bay at […]

Sunday Night Football Heads to DC

On Sunday, NBC airs the less-than-attractive New York Football Giants at DC NFL Matchup. Matt Yoder at Awful Announcing explains why the game wasn’t flexed out despite the records of both teams. Another factor was NBC’s Thanksgiving Night game in Baltimore. The Sunday Night Football production truck could easily drive the 32½ miles from Baltimore […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 13 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Blackout: San Diego Thursday, November 28 Studio and Pregame Shows NFL GameDay Morning — NFL Network, 10 a.m. Fox NFL Sunday Thanksgiving Day Special — Fox, 11:30 a.m. Fox NFL Postgame — Fox, 3:30 p.m. NFL GameDay Scoreboard — NFL Network, 3:30 p.m. The NFL Today — CBS, 4 p.m. Football Night […]

NBC Proud as a Peacock Over Manning-Brady XIV Audience

The Sunday Night Football game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots that spilled to half past midnight on the East Coast garnered some very good numbers for NBC. The Peacock saw an impressive number of 15.6/25 which tops all primetime programming for the week. In addition, the game which pitted quarterbacks Peyton Manning […]

Manning-Brady XIV Scores for NBC

This from NBC, the Sunday Night Football turnover-filled overtime game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots that spilled way past midnight on the East Coast scored very well. It garnered a 17.0 overnight rating with a 28 share, the fifth-highest number for Sunday Night Football since NBC took over the series in 2006. […]

NBC and the NFL Announce Panthers-Saints Flexed to Primetime in Week 14

This had been speculated after Carolina beat the New England Patriots last Monday night and even more so after Carolina came back to win over Miami this afternoon. Now it’s official. In Week 14, the Carolina Panthers-New Orleans Saints game will be moved from its original early Sunday afternoon timeslot into primetime for NBC. This […]

NFL Viewing Picks for Week 12 of the 2013 Season

All Times Eastern Byes: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Philadelphia, Seattle Thursday, November 21 Studio and Pregame Shows Around the League Live — NFL Network, 2 p.m. NFL Insiders — ESPN, 3 p.m. NFL Live — ESPN, 4 p.m. NFL Fantasy Live — NFL Network, 5 p.m. NFL Total Access Kickoff: Thursday Night Football Preview — NFL Network, […]

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