Wednesday, February 06, 2008
It's a sad day when a program that you watched as a kid and one that's been on the air for over 30 years is canceled. According HBO via SbB this past season of Inside the NFL was it's last....
Home Box Office is passing on its long-running series Inside The NFL after 31 years.I don't know many people who didn't watch the show, but apparently that wasn't enough for one of the best places to catch NFL Film style highlights every week. I will miss you Inside the NFL, and I will miss these outbursts Dan....
Tonight’s episode will be the last for the series, which since 1977 has recapped the prior week’s National Football League games via highlights and analysis from hosts Bob Costas and former NFL players Dan Marino, Cris Carter and Cris Collinsworth. That show, which will recap the New York Giants Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots, will feature a short retrospective of the series’ history, according to HBO executives.
“Inside the NFL has been a hallmark program for three decades on HBO,” HBO Sports President Ross Greenburg said in a statement. “It has been a terrific franchise … but the television landscape has changed quite a bit over the last 30 years and we have to recognize the realities of the business. I’m not sure we had more than one competitor when the show launched.”
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Posted by Awful Announcing- at 2:43 PM