NFL Network Thanksgiving TV Schedule

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November 21st, 2012

via press release:

NFL MEDIA PROGRAMMING NOTES (11/21 – 11/28)

 

NFL GAMEDAY MORNING

Special Thanksgiving Edition at 10:00 AM ET

 

The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special to air on NFL Network –

Friday at 10:00 PM ET

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At 10:00 AM ET on Thursday, November 22, host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin bring you a special Thanksgiving edition of NFL GameDay Morning leading up to the trio of NFL games.  

 

Featured on the Thanksgiving edition of NFL GameDay Morning:

 

·         Melissa Stark’s feature on a father-son bond which was strengthened through the love of their favorite team, the New York Jets

·         A look back at  former games New England head coach Bill Belichick was wired for sound

·         The impact of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh

 

At 7:00 PM ET and 11:30 PM ET, hosts Chris Rose and Lindsay Rhodes as well as analysts Willie McGinest and Shaun O’Hara will deliver two editions of NFL Total Access live from NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles

 

 

The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special to air on NFL Network – Friday November 23 at 10:00 PM ET

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NFL Network will air The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special on Friday, November 23 at 10:00 PM ET, featuring conversations with some of the biggest names in the world of sports and entertainment. Eisen, host of the Emmy-nominated NFL GameDay Morning and Thursday Night Football, will delve into a variety of pop culture subjects in a robust, spontaneous dialogue with his guests.

Over one hour, The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special will expand beyond the prism of the NFL as it welcomes in some of Hollywood’s most notable names from both television and movies:

  • Actor and Seattle Seahawks fan Rainn Wilson – best known as Dwight Schrute from the TV series The Office
  • Actor and New England Patriots fan John Slattery - best known as Roger Sterling from the TV series Mad Men, and currently starring in In Our Nature
  • Actor and Kansas City Chiefs fan Eric Stonestreet - best known as Cameron Tucker from the TV series Modern Family
  • Actor Hank Azaria – will review history of the NFL on Thanksgiving as the one and only Legend in the Booth Jim Brockmire

 

The televised podcast will also feature prominent guests from the NFL:

  • Hall-of-Famer quarterback and current Denver Broncos Executive Vice President of Football Operations John Elway
  • The NFL’s current leading rusher, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson

 

The entire conversation from each interview featured on The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special will be made available in the weekly edition of the The Rich Eisen Podcast, available for download on NFL.com and iTunes.

To download the latest editions of all seven NFL.com podcasts, visit:

http://www.nfl.com/podcast

 

 

John Riggins: A Football LifePremieres TONIGHT at 8:00 PM ET

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NFL Network’s Emmy-nominated series A Football Life continues this week with a profile of the Hall of Fame running back John Riggins. Premiering TONIGHT at 8:00 PM ET, John Riggins: A Football Life explores the life of the running back known as ‘the Diesel,’ from his upbringing in Centralia, Kansas, to his NFL career with the Washington Redskins and New York Jets, and the colorful personality he was known and loved for.

 

John Riggins: A Football Life includes interviews with the following people:

John Riggins

Frank Riggins – John’s older brother

Bill Riggins – John’s younger brother

Lisa Marie Riggins – John’s wife

Joe Namath – New York Jets quarterback, 1965-76

Joe Theismann – Washington Redskins quarterback, 1974-85

Joe Gibbs – Washington Redskins head coach, 1981-92 & 2004-07

Pepper Rodgers – University of Kansas football coach

 

For the first look at John Riggins: A Football Life, visit:

http://nflfilms.nfl.com/2012/11/15/john-riggins-a-football-life-first-look/

 

The NFL Films-produced series returns for a second year with an expanded 13-episode season. Airing throughout the NFL season, A Football Life examines the iconic individuals and subjects that have had an undeniable and profound impact on the history of the National Football League, offering inside looks into their untold stories. Forthcoming episodes include profiles of Hall of Fame running backs Barry Sanders and Marcus Allen, and The Immaculate Reception.

 

 

First on the Field -- Sunday, November 25 at 7:00 AM ET

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At 7:00 AM ET, NFL Network is First on the Field with Melissa Stark, LaDainian Tomlinson, Sterling Sharpe and Michael Lombardi providing the first analysis of the Sunday’s games.

 

This week, LaDainian Tomlinson examines the early success of Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie running back Doug Martin

 

Also featured this week:

 

  • Live reports from Minnesota-Chicago, Atlanta-Tampa Bay, Pittsburgh-Cleveland, and Denver-Kansas City
  • R & R: Sterling Sharpe and LaDainian Tomlinson  discuss the Denver Broncos offense and the impact of losing running back Willis McGahee
  • Michael Lombardi on what is wrong with the Chicago Bears offense
  • Depth Chart Dilemma: How will the Pittsburgh Steelers compensate for their offensive injuries?

 

NFL GameDay Morning Sunday, November 25 at 9:00 AM ET

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At 9:00 AM ET, host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin take viewers up to kickoff on NFL GameDay Morning.

 

Featured this week:

 

  • Stacey Dales live from Vikings-Bears
  • Albert Breer live from 49ers-Saints
  • Michelle Beisner live from Broncos-Chiefs
  • Jeff Darlington live from Falcons-Buccaneers
  • Aditi Kinkhabwala live from Steelers-Browns

 

 

THIS WEEK ON NFL AM, AROUND The League LIVE & NFL TOTAL ACCESS

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Start your Thanksgiving with LIVE edition of NFL AM, Thursday at 6:00 AM ET. Hosts Brian Webber and Nicole Zaloumis, and analysts Eric Davis, Mark Kriegel and Steve Wyche discuss and debate all of the NFL news. San Francisco 49ers safety Donte Whitner will be interviewed.

 

NFL AM is seen every Monday-Friday at 6:00 AM ET

 

Below is a schedule of what is to come on Around The League Live and NFL Total Access this week:

 

Wednesday, November 21

Around The League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analysts: Tom Waddle & Michael Lombardi
  • Official Review featuring Vice President of Officiating Carl Johnson and Director of Officiating Dean Blandino
  • ·         Albert Breer reports from Detroit
  • ·         Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Pittsburgh
  • ·         Ian Rapoport reports from Dallas

 

NFL Total Access:

  • Hosts: Andrew Siciliano & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Darren Sharper, Heath Evans & Michael Lombardi
  • Official Review featuring Vice President of Officiating Carl Johnson and Director of Officiating Dean Blandino – Re-air

 

Thursday, November 22

NFL Total Access:

  • Hosts: Chris Rose & Lindsay Rhodes; Analysts: Willie McGinest & Shaun O’Hara
  • Albert Breer from Detroit on Texans and Lions
  • Ian Rapoport from Dallas for Redskins and Cowboys
  • Kimberly Jones from New York for Patriots and Jets

 

Friday, November 23

Around The League Live:

  • Host: Fran Charles; Analyst: Charley Casserly
  • ·         Aditi Kinkhabwala reports from Pittsburgh
  • ·         Albert Breer reports from New Orleans

 

NFL Total Access

  • Hosts: Andrew Siciliano & Amber Theoharis; Analysts: Willie McGinest, Shaun O’Hara & Charley Casserly
  • Face of the Franchise: Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen interview

 

 

Jacksonville Jaguars scout Marty Miller Featured on NFL.com’s The Season: A Biography Presented by SAP

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Marty Miller’s occupation as an NFL scout leaves him in the background. Long days and travel are required to sift through West Coast amateur talent to improve the Jacksonville Jaguars’ 53 man roster.  However, a medical condition propelled him to leave behind his anonymity, coming to the forefront to create awareness for an incurable disease which he refuses to let define his life.

 

The latest installment of NFL.com’s The Season: A Biography Presented by SAP profiles Jacksonville Jaguars scout Marty Miller and his personal battle.

 

To view this episode of The Season: A Biography, visit:

http://www.nfl.com/qs/theseason/season-3/index.jsp

 

Visit NFL.com/theseason every Tuesday for a new episode.

 

 

THIS WEEK ON PLAYBOOK Friday at 8:00 PM and 9:00 PM ET

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8:00 PM ET – NFC Playbook with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Donovan McNabb:

·         Brian Baldinger on why New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will continue to struggle against the Green Bay Packers defense

·         Sterling Sharpe on how the Atlanta Falcons offense will snap the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ four game winning streak

·         Donovan McNabb on why the San Francisco 49ers won’t be able to keep up with the New Orleans Saints offense

·         Matt Millen on why the Chicago Bears offense will struggle to get going against the Minnesota Vikings

 

9:00 PM ET – AFC Playbook with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Matt Millen and Donovan McNabb:

·         Sterling Sharpe focuses on how Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be contained by the Miami Dolphins defense

·         Donovan McNabb explains how Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning will pick apart the Kansas City Chiefs secondary

·         Matt Millen on why San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers will be running from the Baltimore Ravens defense

·         Brian Baldinger on why the Cleveland Browns defense would be the key to an upset against the Pittsburgh Steelers

 

 

 

DAY-BY-DAY PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE (all times listed are ET)

 

Wednesday, November 21

5:00 PM – Around The League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – John Riggins:  A Football Life – PREMIERE

9:00 PM – NFL Replay: San Diego vs. Denver – Week 11, 2012

10:30 PM – Sound FX: Week 11, 2012

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – John Riggins: A Football Life

 

Thursday, November 22

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning: Special Thanksgiving edition – LIVE

12:30 PM – Sound FX: The Triplets

1:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Dallas Cowboys

2:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Traditions

3:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Football Families

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Scoreboard

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Dallas Cowboys

9:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Traditions

10:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Football Families

11:30 PM NFL Total Access: Presser

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Total Access: Postgame

 

 

Friday, November 23

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Sound FX: Tony Romo

3:30 PM – Sound FX: The Triplets

4:00 PM – Sound FX: Week 11, 2012

4:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Dynamic Duos

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

9:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

10:00 PM – The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special

 

Saturday, November 24

9:00 AM – EA Madden NFL Skills Challenge

10:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Thanksgiving Special

11:00 AM – Playbook – NFC

12 NOON – Playbook – AFC

1:00 PM – Sound FX: The Triplets

1:30 PM – NFL Films Presents: Dynamic Duos

2:00 PM – NFL Replay: New Orleans vs. San Francisco – 2011 NFC Divisional

5:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

6:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – Sound FX: Week 11, 2012

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Traditions

10:00 PM – EA Madden NFL Skills Challenge

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12:30 AM – Sound FX: The Triplets

1:00 AM – John Riggins: A Football Life

 

Sunday, November 25

7:00 AM – First on the Field

9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning

1:00 PM – NFL GameCenter

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Scoreboard

7:30 PM – NFL GameDay Highlights

11:30 PM – NFL GameDay Final

 

Monday, November 26

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – Around the League Live

6:00 PM – Up to the Minute

6:30 PM – The Coaches Show

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – The Coaches Show

9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Gunslingers

10:00 PM – The Coaches Show

10:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Pass Rushers

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access: MNF Presser

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Total Access: MNF Review

 

Tuesday, November 27

6:00 AM – NFL AM – LIVE

10:00 AM – NFL AM – Re-Air

2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

3:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Pass Rushers

4:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Gunslingers

5:00 PM – Around the League Live

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – NFL Replay

9:30 PM – NFL Replay

11:00 PM – NFL Total Access

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Fantasy Live

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Gunslingers

 

 
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