August 21, 2012
CBS SPORTS NETWORK LAUNCHES FIRST-EVER NFL PROGRAMMING WITH “NFL MONDAY QB”
DEBUTING MONDAY, SEPT. 10
Unique Program Features THE NFL ON CBS’s Phil Simms, Rich Gannon, Steve Beuerlein and Others
With the first of what will be a number of NFL programming initiatives, CBS Sports Network launches a first-of-its-kind show, NFL MONDAY QB. The announcement was made today by Sean McManus, Chairman, CBS Sports and David Berson, Executive Vice President, CBS Sports and President, CBS Sports Network.
Led by THE NFL ON CBS lead analyst and Super Bowl XXI MVP, Phil Simms; Super Bowl XXXVII quarterback and 2002 NFL MVP, Rich Gannon; and 17-year veteran and 1999 NFL All Pro quarterback, Steve Beuerlein, NFL MONDAY QB brings together an elite roster of quarterbacks providing their unique and compelling opinions, and break-down of the week’s games – purely from a quarterback perspective – focusing on how quarterback play impacted the games, key plays, clutch drives, crucial decisions, star performances, winning and losing efforts and much more.
Additional contributors during selected weeks will include other quarterbacks from THE NFL ON CBS roster, such as Hall of Fame quarterbacks Dan Marino and Dan Fouts, and Super Bowl XXIII quarterback and 1988 NFL MVP, Boomer Esiason. Adam Schein hosts from the CBS Sports Network studio at Chelsea Piers in New York, and the quarterbacks weigh in from various parts of the country.
NFL MONDAY QB continues the aggressive expansion of CBS Sports Network programming around CBS Sports’ marquee properties. The one-hour show debuts Monday, September 10 on a special season-opening time (5:00-6:00 PM, ET) due to the opening Monday night doubleheader. After Week 1, NFL MONDAY QB airs weekly through Super Bowl XLVII (6:30-7:30 PM, ET).
“I've been wanting to do a show like this for years,” said Simms. “Now we have the opportunity to do a totally different show than anyone has ever seen. The fans are going to find out, even though it’s going to be all quarterbacks, we all see it differently. I’m really looking forward to hearing everyone’s opinions and getting a few things off my chest right after the games on Mondays. It’s going to be a lot of fun.”
CBS Sports Network Coordinating Producer Drew Kaliski produces. Steve Karasik and Tyler Hale serve as Executive Producers of NFL MONDAY QB.
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