Thursday, July 12, 2007
Who wants to take a guess on how many shows ESPN will have across it's platform of Network?
Do I hear 5? How about 10? Anyone got 15??? Well you were close....there are 12 (12!) different programs involving the NFL across ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN News, and ESPN Radio....
Sunday NFL Countdown (ESPN):
Host – Chris Berman
Analysts – Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, Emmitt Smith and Chris Mortensen
Stadium Reporters – Bob Holtzman, Rachel Nichols, Wendi Nix, Sal Paolantonio and Ed Werder
Feature reporters – Greg Garber, Kenny Mayne and Nichols.
NFL Live (ESPN):
Host – Trey Wingo
Analysts – Merrill Hoge and Mark Schlereth
NFL PrimeTime (ESPN):
Host – Trey Wingo
Analysts – Mike Ditka, Merril Hoge and Mark Schlereth.
Monday Night Countdown (ESPN):
Hosts – Chris Berman (Bristol) and Stuart Scott (MNF city)
Analysts – Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, Chris Mortensen and Bill Parcells (Bristol); Emmitt Smith and Steve Young (MNF city)
Monday Night Football (ABC):
Play by Play- Mike Tirico
Analysts- Ron Jaworski and Tony Kornheiser
NFL Match-Up (ESPN):
Host- Sal Palantonio
Analysts- Ron Jaworski and Merril Hoge
Football Friday (ESPN News):
Host- Stan Verrett
ESPNEWS Fantasy Insider (ESPN News):
Host- Matthew Berry (aka The Talented Mr. Roto)
Analysts- Howie Schwab and Merril Hoge
Countdown to Kick Off Sunday (ESPN Radio):
Host- Joe D'Ambrosio
The NFL on ESPN Radio (ESPN Radio):
Host- John Siebel
Analysts- Jeremy Green and Sean Salisbury
SportsBash (ESPN Radio):
The Keyshawn/Mortensen/Parcells Show (ESPN Radio):
You're going to have to search hard for some of those (Sal Pal's show is on Sundays at 3am), but that's your lineup.
“This is, bar none, the most impressive group of NFL analysts and experts ESPN has ever had,” said Norby Williamson, executive vice president, production, ESPN. “From the studio to the site of each week’s Monday Night Football game, we will entertain fans and deliver all the information they crave about the NFL.”Thanks Norby! It's going to be a great year!!!