WHAT:          The National Football League, America’s most popular sport, owns and operates NFL Network.


The first and only 24-hour, seven-day-a-week, year-round network dedicated solely to the NFL and the sport of football.


Among the ways to access NFL Network content:

• Standard Definition through satellite, cable and telco video providers

• High Definition television

• Video-On-Demand through digital cable

• NFL Mobile Live only from Verizon


• NFL Now

• iTunes


Among the programming on NFL Network:

• 16 live Thursday Night Football games

• 65 preseason games, including 14 live games

• NFL game replays featuring exclusive on and off the field sound captured by NFL Films

• Super Bowl classics

• NFL Classic Games

• College games: East-West Shrine & Senior Bowl all-star games

• Sunday studio shows including NFL GameDay First, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL GameDay Live, NFL GameDay Highlights, and NFL GameDay Final.

• Weekday studio shows including NFL Total Access, NFL AM, Around the NFL, The Aftermath, NFL Fantasy Live and Playbook

• Live event specials: NFL Draft, NFL Scouting Combine,

Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Hall of Fame Ceremony

• Edited series, including Emmy Award-winning America’s Game, The Top 100: NFL’s Greatest Players and A Football Life

• The Emmy Award-winning NFL Films library


WHERE:       NFL Network is available in more than 72 million homes in the United States. It is also available to international subscribers including Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Jamaica, Trinidad and Central America.

WHEN:          November 4, 2003 was the official launch date of the network. NFL Network launched at 8:00 PM ET with its signature show NFL Total Access

WHY:            NFL Network was created to speak directly to fans and compliment NFL game telecasts and other NFL information services. The NFL believes fans are interested in receiving more information and insight about America’s most popular sport directly from the league.

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