FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
NBC SPORTS PREMIERES PETER KING’S “FOOTBALL MORNING IN AMERICA CAMP TOUR” THIS THURSDAY
Episode 1 Premieres Thursday, Aug. 23, at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN, Followed by Episode 2 on Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Noon ET
Coverage Includes Interviews with Steelers WR Antonio Brown, Texans DL J.J. Watt & 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo
King Visits Raiders HC Jon Gruden, Falcons GM Thomas Dimitroff and Many More Ahead of NFL Kickoff
STAMFORD, Conn. – August 21, 2018 – NBC Sports will premiere Peter King’s Football Morning in America Camp Tour, a two-episode television special chronicling his visits to NFL training camps, beginning Thursday, Aug. 23, at 9 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Both episodes will feature dozens of interviews with high-profile players, coaches, and executives, as well as revealing insights and unique experiences. Episode 2 will air Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Noon ET.
Episode 1 features interviews with All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown, three-time Defensive Player of the Year J.J. Watt and 2016 Offensive Player of the Year Matt Ryan, among others. In addition to interviews, coverage includes King’s 13-mile bike ride to Flowery Branch, Ga., alongside Atlanta Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff, and a visit to the Allegheny Mountains in Greenbrier, W. Va., the site of Texans training camp and a nuclear fallout shelter.
49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo, Cowboys QB Dak Prescott and Colts QB Andrew Luck, who returns to the field this season following a shoulder injury, headline Episode 2. The second episode also highlights various slices of Americana, as King takes a ferry across Lake Michigan and tastes wine in Napa Valley.
Other series highlights include:
- Interviews with Texans QB DeShaun Watson, Eagles TE Zach Ertz, Browns DE Myles Garrett, Jets S Jamal Adams, 49ers CB Richard Sherman, and Raiders head coach Jon Gruden.
- Visits to Bills, Browns, Cowboys, Eagles, Jets, Lions, Packers, Raiders, Rams, Steelers, Titans and Vikings;
- King’s trip to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he took a spin at 180 miles per hour.
NBCSN will present encores of each episode in the days leading up to NFL Kickoff on Thursday, Sept. 6.
King’s new NFL column “Football Morning in America” posts every Monday morning exclusively on NBCSports.com. It was announced in May that King signed an exclusive agreement with NBC Sports Group that included writing a weekly Monday morning NFL column for NBCSports.com; making regular appearances on NBCSN’s and NBC Sports Radio’s PFT Live with Mike Florio; and continuing to contribute to Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports.