Thursday, September 1st, 2016


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.

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

*Flex Week

** Thanksgiving Night Game