FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA’S FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA COVERAGE SURROUNDS PHILADELPHIA EAGLES SEASON OPENER
All-Day Multiplatform Coverage with Live Broadcasts from the NFL Kickoff Experience and Xfinity Live
Authentic Fans Invited to Meet NBC Sports Philadelphia Personalities, Receive Giveaways and be a Part of Live TV Broadcasts
Philadelphia, PA (September 5, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia -The Home of the Authentic Eagles Fan – will have all-day multiplatform coverage of the defending Super Bowl Champions, including live broadcasts from the NFL Kickoff Experience and Xfinity Live leading up to the Eagles game against the Atlanta Falcons on NBC.
Starting at 2 p.m. NBC Sports Philadelphia will air the Mike Missanelli Show live from Penn’s Landing as part of the NFL Kickoff Experience. Philly Sports Talk, Quick Slants and Eagles Pregame Live will broadcast live on location at Xfinity Live starting at 5 p.m. Fans can stop by to meet NBC Sports Philadelphia personalities, receive great giveaways and be part of the live broadcasts.
Amy Fadool and Danny Pommells kick off live programming from Xfinity Live with Philly Sports Talk at 5 p.m., followed by Barrett Brooks and Derrick Gunn breaking down the game on Quick Slants at 6 p.m.
At 7 p.m., Michael Barkann, Seth Joyner, Ray Didinger and Barrett Brooks are live for Eagles Pregame Live. Derrick Gunn, Reuben Frank and John Clark will provide unparalleled access from the field. The crew returns between quarters and at halftime for In Game Live, exclusively on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com and Facebook Live. Immediately after the game fans can tune into Eagles Postgame Live, for instant analysis and insight with player interviews, and Doug Pederson’s and other key players’ press conferences, and Rendell Rules with Ed Rendell. The night wraps up with End Game with Marc Farzetta, Seth Joyner and Barrett Brooks.
In addition to the live programs, NBC Sports Philadelphia has robust multiplatform Eagles opening night coverage on www.nbcsportsphiladelphia.com, as well as on all social media platforms. Fans can also click here to listen to the Eagle Eye, Roob Knows and 4th and Jawn podcasts.
Thursday, September 6 programming:
6am-11am: SportsNet Central
11am Eagles Championship Parade
1:00pm: SNC Special: Brian Dawkins Enshrined
1:30pm: Eagles Game Plan
2:00pm: Mike Missanelli show from the NFL Kickoff Event at Penns Landing
5:00pm: Philly Sports Talk (From Xfinity Live)
6:00pm: Quick Slants (From Xfinity Live and from the field)
7:00pm: Eagles Pregame Live (From Xfinity Live)
11:30pm: Eagles Postgame Live from studio
1:30am: End Game from studio
2:00am: SportsNet Central
About NBC Sports Philadelphia:
NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+, part of NBC Sports Group, provide award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together the networks present more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. NBC Sports Philadelphia broadcasts pre/post-game coverage and the most comprehensive local and regional sports news available. The networks’ news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia’s NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV. NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, also provides Philly sports fans with the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online local sports destination that includes live streaming of Sixers basketball, Flyers hockey and Phillies baseball. The site is the go to source for up-to-the-minute sports news, game previews/recaps, highlights, numerous multimedia video clips, blogs and top-notch coverage from “Insiders” for the city’s favorite pro teams. NBC Sports Philadelphia can be found on multiple social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (@NBCSPhilly).
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