via press release:



New Look ‘NFL Total Access’ Airs Monday-Saturday at 7:00 PM ET


‘No Huddle’ Provides Roundtable Discussion All Season Long with NFL Elite Wednesdays at 10:00 PM ET 


Sunday is ‘GameDay,’ beginning LIVE at 9:00 AM ET with ‘NFL GameDay Morning’


‘Around the League Live,’ ‘The Coaches Show,’ ‘NFL Replay,’ ‘The Rich Eisen Podcast,’ ‘A Football Life,’ ‘Playbook,’ & ‘NFL Fantasy Live’ Round Out NFL Network’s Fall Programming



With the 2011 NFL regular season set to kickoff, NFL Network presents its fall programming schedule, providing fans with the comprehensive football coverage and information they crave. Highlighted by NFL Total AccessAround the League LivePlaybook, and NFL GameDay, NFL Network is the definitive home for everything football, all the time.


Sunday is GameDay, and NFL Network has it covered from every angle. NFL GameDay Morning sets the table for the day’s action four hours prior to kickoff at 9:00 AM ET. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve MariucciMarshall FaulkKurt WarnerWarren Sapp and Michael Irvinget you ready for kickoff with expert commentary, the latest news reports and insight on each matchup.


NFL GameDay Scoreboard with Paul BurmeisterJamie Dukes and Tom Waddle airs at 4:00 PM ET, followed by NFL GameDay Highlights at7:30 PM ET with Eisen, Mariucci and Deion Sanders. At 11:30 PM ET, host Fran Charles and analysts Mariucci, Sanders and Irvin recap all of the day’s action on NFL GameDay Final with game highlights, player and coach press conferences, post-game interviews and analysis of every game.


NFL Network is your home for all of Monday’s news and press conferences with a five-hour edition of Around the League Live on Monday at 1:00 PM ET, hosted by Paul Burmeister and Lindsay SotoFran Charles hosts a two-hour edition of Around the League Live Tuesday through Friday beginning at 5:00 PM ET. Featuring analysts Jamie DukesCharles Davis and Heath Evans, interviews with players and coaches via exclusive Team Cams, press conferences and news reports, Around the League Live gives fans inside access to all 32 teams.


A new-look NFL Total Access airs Monday through Saturday at 7:00 PM ET, with co-hosts Andrew Siciliano and Kara Henderson at the helm Monday through Thursday and Scott Hanson and Lindsay Soto headlining Friday and Saturday night shows. Among the added features are “Home Cams” for NFL Network analysts, a new graphics package and a segment titled “Rex Vs.” in which a sound bite from New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan’s press conference is matched up against a notable quote from a player or coach from around the league.


Every Wednesday at 10:00 PM ET, secure your V.I.P. pass to NFL Network’s exclusive club with No Huddle, a weekly roundtable show in which analysts with top NFL resumes discuss the hot topics making headlines around the league. Analysts including Hall of Famers Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk, and former Super Bowl winners Kurt Warner and Warren Sapp debate and opine in this one-hour discussion-oriented show.


Thursdays at 4:30 PM ETThe Rich Eisen Podcast airs on NFL Network, featuring an extensive guest list of NFL personalities and stars from the world of entertainment. The Rich Eisen Podcast is also available for download on and iTunes. This week’s featured guests are Patriots quarterback Tom BradyDan Patrick and Adam Carolla.


A Football Life, a new documentary series on NFL Network detailing the lives of NFL icons, airs Thursdays at 10:00 PM ET. The series premieres on Thursday, September 15 at 9:00 PM ET with Part I of Bill Belichick: A Football Life, with Part II airing in the series’ regular 10:00 PM ET time slot on Thursday, September 22. Forthcoming subjects include late Philadelphia Eagles teammates Reggie White and Jerome Brown, Hall of Fame running back Walter Payton and Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner.


Programs returning this season include The Coaches Show featuring Brian Billick and Jim Mora on Monday at 6:30 PM ETNFL Replay onTuesday and Wednesday beginning at 8:00 PM ET, and Playbook in primetime Thursday and Friday at 8:00 PM ET.


At 2:00 PM ET Tuesday through FridayNFL Fantasy Live offers fantasy football players with the information and analysis they need to dominate their league every week.


Below is a complete listing of NFL Network’s 2011 Fall Programming lineup, complete with air times, talent and show descriptions.


NFL Network’s 2011 Fall Programming Lineup


Around the League Live

When: Monday, 1:00 – 6:00 PM ET; Tuesday through Friday, 5:00 – 7:00 PM ET

Hosts: Paul Burmeister and Lindsay Soto (Monday); Fran Charles (Tuesday – Friday)

Analysts: Jamie Dukes, Charles Davis, Heath Evans, Jim Mora

Reporters: Jason La Canfora, Michael Lombardi

What: Around the League Live gives fans inside access to their favorite teams with player correspondents, video from press conferences, analysis of the previous week’s games and previews of the upcoming matchups.


Here is a segment from Monday’s Around the League Live in which NFL Network analysts Michael Lombardi and Heath Evans discuss the NFC North and NFC South:


NFL Total Access

When: Monday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM ET; Tuesday through Friday, 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET; Saturday, 7:00 – 8:30 PM ET

Hosts: Andrew Siciliano and Kara Henderson (Monday – Thursday); Scott Hanson and Lindsay Soto (Friday – Saturday)

Analysts: Mike Mayock, Warren Sapp, Marshall Faulk, Steve Mariucci, Jim Mora, Charles Davis, Torry Holt, Jamie Dukes, Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner, Sterling Sharpe, Brian Billick, Jay Glazer, Rodney Harrison, Daryl Johnston, Tom Waddle

Insiders: Jason La Canfora and Albert Breer

Reporters: Steve Wyche, Lindsay Soto, Rebecca Haarlow, Paul Burmeister, Stacey Dales, Albert Breer, Michelle Beisner

Front Office View: Michael Lombardi

What: The NFL’s show of record has a new look, presenting a faster-paced news, information and analysis show. NFL Total Access features new co-hosts Andrew Siciliano and Kara Henderson Monday through Thursday, and Scott Hanson and Lindsay Soto handling the Friday and Saturday shows. Each show will include contributions from a number of analysts, either in-studio or through newly installed “home cameras.”NFL Total Access has the front office perspective covered with Michael Lombardi, while Jason La CanforaSteve Wyche and Albert Breerprovide the most up to date reports from around the league. With exclusive interviews, features and reports from team beat writers, NFL Total Access offers the most comprehensive coverage of the National Football League.


New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton appears for an interview to discuss the upcoming 2011 season:


The Coaches Show

When: Monday, 6:30 PM ET

Talent: Brian Billick and Jim Mora

What: With more than 40 years of combined NFL coaching experience, Brian Billick and Jim Mora provide the view of the game from the perspective of the sideline. The two offer opinions on various coaching decisions made during the week’s games, put themselves into real-life situations, answer quick-fire questions and respond to fan comments via Twitter and Facebook in this 30-minute show.


Here is a segment from The Coaches Show last season:


NFL Fantasy Live

When: Tuesday – Friday, 2:00 PM ET

Talent: Michael Fabiano, Elliot Harrison, Adam Rank, Dave Dameshek, Matt “Money” Smith

What: Each week, NFL Fantasy Live provides viewers with all of the latest news and analysis regarding the top fantasy players, as well as advice on who to start and who to sit. NFL Fantasy Live has fantasy football covered from all angles and offers all of the information needed to dominate your league, week in and week out.


NFL Fantasy Live crew share some expert draft tips:


NFL Replay

When: Tuesday, 8:00 PM ET & 9:30 PM ET; Wednesday, 8:00 PM ET

What: Catch an exclusive Field Pass on Tuesday and Wednesday beginning at 8:00 PM ET, featuring three game replays and Sound FX. On Tuesday, re-live two games from the previous week with 90-minute replays of each. Following the final game replay on Wednesday, Sound FXprovides exclusive on-field sights and sounds at 9:30 PM ET.


New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan is miked up on Sound FX for the game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Thanksgiving Day in 2010:


No Huddle

When: Wednesday, 10:00 PM ET

Talent: Rotating talent week to week; Week 1 talent – Michael Irvin, Warren Sapp, Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk

What: Gain access to NFL Network’s exclusive V.I.P. club each week on No Huddle, where NFL Network’s biggest stars debate the league’s hottest topics. Fans can interact with the analysts by posting questions on Twitter and Facebook, some of which will be answered during the show.


Here is a segment from No Huddle last season on the best rivalries in the NFL:


The Rich Eisen Podcast

When: Thursday, 4:30 PM ET

What: Featuring a mix of NFL personalities and stars from the world of entertainment, The Rich Eisen Podcast has developed a significant following since launching less than one year ago. In addition to airing on NFL Network, the weekly edition of the podcast will be available for download on and iTunes. This week’s guests include Patriots quarterback Tom BradyDan Patrick and Adam Carolla. No other show on the Internet or television blends the sports and entertainment worlds quite like The Rich Eisen Podcast.


Rich speaks with Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha:


Larry DavidJeff GarlinJB Smoove and Bob Einstein from Curb Your Enthusiasm describe various social situations:



When: Thursday, 8:00 PM ET (AFC); Friday, 8:00 PM ET (NFC)

Talent: Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger and Joe Theismann

Contributors: Brian Billick, Matt Millen and Rodney Harrison

What: See the game the way the pros do each week on Playbook, the ultimate X’s and O’s football show on television. With exclusive access to game film used by players and coaches, NFL Network analysts breakdown each matchup and detail how each team will have success in the upcoming week. Each week, there is one Channellock Tools for Victory (how one team can secure a win), two Stub Hub 2:00 Warnings (quick-fire answers to questions) and two EA Sports Madden Matchups (two games selected to be simulated on Madden ’12). Fans can interact with the show through Twitter (@NFLN_Playbook) or email (


NFL Network analysts Sterling SharpeJoe Theismann and Brian Billick dissect the matchup between the Cowboys and Vikings last season:


A Football Life

When: Thursday, 10:00 PM ET

What: A Football Life is a new biography series offering a look inside the untold stories of NFL icons. Beginning with New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and continuing with late Philadelphia Eagles teammates Reggie White and Jerome Brown, the incomparable Walter Payton and the saga of Kurt WarnerA Football Life focuses on the life and career of provocative subjects intertwined in the fabric of NFL history. The series debuts Thursday, September 15 at 9:00 PM ET with Part I of Bill Belichick: A Football Life, with Part II airing in the series’regular 10:00 PM ET time slot on Thursday, September 22.


Trailer of Bill Belichick: A Football Life:


NFL GameDay Morning

When: Sunday, 9:00 AM ET

Talent: Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp, Michael Irvin

Remote Analyst: Mike Mayock

Game Reporters: Albert Breer, Steve Wyche, Randy Moss, Stacey Dales, Steve Cyphers

Front Office View: Michael Lombardi

Insider: Jason La Canfora

What: Sunday is GameDay and it begins at 9:00 AM ET with the most comprehensive pre-game show on television, NFL GameDay Morning. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve MariucciMarshall FaulkKurt WarnerWarren Sapp and Michael Irvin discuss the upcoming games four hours prior to kickoff. NFL Network reporters stationed around the league provide up to the minute reports and interviews from the game sites, while Michael Lombardi and Jason La Canfora discuss the top headlines in the NFL.


NFL GameDay Scoreboard

When: Sunday, 4:00 PM ET

Talent: Paul Burmeister, Jamie Dukes, Tom Waddle

What: NFL GameDay Scoreboard takes viewers around the league for post-game press conferences and game highlights, in addition to up-to-the-minute scores, statistics, and news during the late afternoon matchups.


NFL GameDay Highlights

When: Sunday, 7:30 PM ET

Talent: Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders

What: Analysts Steve Mariucci and Deion Sanders join host Rich Eisen to recap all of the day’s action on NFL GameDay Highlights, with game highlights, post-game press conferences and commentary.


NFL GameDay Final

When: Sunday, 11:30 PM ET

Talent: Fran Charles, Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin

What: Join host Fran Charles and analysts Steve MariucciDeion Sanders and Michael Irvin to get the final word on Sunday’s games. With video of post-game press conferences, game highlights, player/coach interviews, expert analysis, a preview of Monday’s game and more, NFL GameDay Final provides everything viewers need to know about the week in the NFL.



NFL Network Weekly Programming Schedule (all shows in HD; all times ET)


1:00 PM – Around the League

6:00 PM – Up to the Minute

6:30 PM – The Coaches Show

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access: MNF Presser

12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Total Access: MNF Review



2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

5:00 PM – Around the League

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

Field Pass Block (8:00-11:00 PM)

8:00 PM – NFL Replay – Game #1

9:30 PM – NFL Replay – Game #2



2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

5:00 PM – Around the League

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

Field Pass Block (8:00-11:00 PM)

8:00 PM – NFL Replay – Game #3

9:30 PM – Sound FX

10:00 PM – No Huddle



2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

4:30 PM – The Rich Eisen Podcast

5:00 PM – Around the League

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – AFC

9:00 PM – A Football Life (Previous Week’s Episode)

10:00 PM – A Football Life



2:00 PM – NFL Fantasy Live

5:00 PM – Around the League

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – NFC

TBA – Canadian Football League LIVE



TBA – Canadian Football League

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:30 PM – Sound FX



9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning

1:00 PM – NFL GameDay StatZone

4:00 PM – NFL GameDay Scoreboard

7:30 PM – NFL GameDay Highlights

11:30 PM – NFL GameDay Final




NFL Network airs seven days a week, 24 hours a day on a year-round basis and is the first television network fully dedicated to the NFL and the sport of football. For more information, log onto is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

Posted by:TV By The Numbers

blog comments powered by Disqus