FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, September 1st, 2016
REMINDER: SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL CONFERENCE CALL TODAY AT 2 PM ET
Back to Football: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya and Sunday Night Football Executive Producer Fred Gaudelli to Preview 2016 NFL Season
Dial 913-312-0982 to Participate
STAMFORD, Conn. – September 1, 2016 – The Sunday Night Football broadcast team of Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya join executive producer Fred Gaudelli to preview the 2016 NFL season on a media conference call today, Thursday, Sept. 1 at 2 p.m. ET.
Dial 913-312-0982 to participate, conference ID 8213036.
On Wednesday, Sept. 7, NBC’s Sunday Night Football and Football Night in America celebrate 10 years on the air. Click here for a look back at the first decade.
The NFL opens the regular season on Thursday, Sept. 8, with NFL Kickoff 2016 on NBC, with a Super Bowl 50 rematch, as the defending Super Bowl champion Denver Broncos host the Carolina Panthers. Coverage begins on NBC at 7:30 p.m. ET. Then, on Sunday, Sept. 11, the New England Patriots visit the Arizona Cardinals in the opening Sunday Night Football game of the season.
SNF IS TV’S NO. 1 PRIMETIME PROGRAM FOR 5 YEARS RUNNING: For the historic fifth consecutive Sept.-May television season, NBC’s Sunday Night Football finished as television’s No. 1 primetime show in household rating (13.0) and viewership (22.5 million average), as well as the coveted Adult 18-49 demographic (8.0), based on live plus same day data from The Nielsen Company (September-May). Sunday Night Football is one of only four shows since 1950 to rank No. 1 in primetime for five consecutive TV seasons.
|2016 NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE|
|Thurs. Sept. 8||NFL Kickoff||Carolina Panthers at Denver Broncos|
|Sun. Sept. 11||Week 1||New England Patriots at Arizona Cardinals|
|Sun. Sept. 18||Week 2||Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings|
|Sun. Sept. 25||Week 3||Chicago Bears at Dallas Cowboys|
|Sun. Oct. 2||Week 4||Kansas City Chiefs at Pittsburgh Steelers|
|*Sun. Oct. 9||Week 5||New York Giants at Green Bay Packers|
|*Sun. Oct. 16||Week 6||Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans|
|*Sun. Oct. 23||Week 7||Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals|
|*Sun. Oct. 30||Week 8||Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas Cowboys|
|*Sun. Nov. 6||Week 9||Denver Broncos at Oakland Raiders|
|*Sun. Nov. 13||Week 10||Seattle Seahawks at New England Patriots|
|*Sun. Nov. 20||Week 11||Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins|
|**Thurs. Nov. 24||Week 12||Pittsburgh Steelers at Indianapolis Colts|
|*Sun. Nov. 27||Week 12||New England Patriots at New York Jets|
|*Sun. Dec. 4||Week 13||Carolina Panthers at Seattle Seahawks|
|*Sun. Dec. 11||Week 14||Dallas Cowboys at New York Giants|
|*Sun. Dec. 18||Week 15||Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals|
|Sun. Dec. 25||Week 16||Denver Broncos at Kansas City Chiefs|
|*Sun. Jan. 1||Week 17||TBD|
** Thanksgiving Night Game