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NBC Sports Celebrates NFL’s 100th Season with Expansive Coverage

NBC Sports Celebrates NFL’s 100th Season with Expansive Coverage
Key Takeaways
Primetime television’s No. 1 show for an unprecedented eight consecutive years, NBC’s 'Sunday Night Football' returns for the 2019 season with a blockbuster slate of games.
The first game of the season happens Thursday as the Green Bay Packers travel to historic Soldier Field to face the Chicago Bears on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC.
'Sunday Night Football' kicks off on Sunday, Sept. 8, at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., as the Patriots face the Steelers.

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The NFL’s historic 100th season begins this week, and NBC Sports has lined up a comprehensive slate of content across its unprecedented portfolio of assets that will surround football fans and generate buzz for NFL Kickoff.

The first game of the season features one of the league’s all-time great rivalries as Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers travel to historic Soldier Field to face Mitch Trubisky and the Chicago Bears on Thursday, Sept. 5, at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC.

Sunday Night Football: NBC’s Sunday Night Football returns this season after finishing the 2018-19 TV season as primetime’s No. 1 TV show in all key metrics for an unprecedented eighth consecutive year.

Football Night in America: Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports since 2006, will premiere on-site from Solder Field in Chicago Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET on NBC.

In addition to SNF and FNIA, here is a listing of NBC Sports’ expansive NFL coverage:

  • NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream all NBC SNF games to desktops, tablets, mobile devices and connected TVs via “TV Everywhere.”
  • Daily studio coverage on NBCSN with PFT Live; insider NFL knowledge from NBC Sports’ Peter Kingvia his Football Morning in America column and podcast; multi-platform content from Chris Simms.
  • Expansive podcast programming featuring top NFL players and personalities.
  • Daily radio coverage on more than 300 NBC Sports Radio affiliates across the United States.
  • Local team coverage on seven NBC Sports Regional Networks.
  • Comprehensive fantasy football coverage online through com; and additional content across NBC Sports’ digital and social media channels.
  • 2019 marks NBC’s 14th consecutive season as the premier primetime broadcast home of the NFL. In the Sep. 8 opener of Sunday Night Football, – America’s No. 1 primetime television show for an unprecedented eight consecutive years – New England will raise its sixth Super Bowl banner at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., before Tom Brady and the Patriots host Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  •  All 18 scheduled NBC SNF games feature at least one 2018 playoff team (Week 17 game TBD) – up from 14 such matchups last year. Nine contests feature both clubs from the 2018 postseason. In addition to kicking off the 2019 NFL season, NBC will also broadcast a Divisional Playoff game on the weekend of January 11-12, and a Wild Card Playoff game on the January 4-5 weekend.

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