FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, April 22nd, 2020
NBC SPORTS BOSTON TO PROVIDE EXTENSIVE, MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE OF THE 2020 NFL DRAFT
Local NFL Draft Preview Specials, National Mock Draft Special,
Robust Digital & Audio Coverage and more
Needham, MA, April 22, 2020 – NBC Sports Boston will provide comprehensive, multi-platform coverage of the highly-anticipated 2020 NFL Draft, featuring locally-produced preview specials, a national NBC Sports Regional Networks mock draft special, and robust digital coverage via NBCSportsBoston.com, social media (@NBCSBoston) and the MyTeams by NBC Sports app.
To kick off coverage, NBC Sports Boston will debut “On the Clock: NFL Draft Preview” — a streaming show via the MyTeams app — tonight (Wednesday, April 22nd) at 5PM/ET. Hosted by NBC Sports Boston’s Phil Perry, the show will provide national perspective and insight into the upcoming NFL Draft and will include contributions from all the NBC Sports RSNs on the Draft stories from their markets. Fans will get perspective from experts, players and coaches — including a special appearance by Rich Eisen — and will tackle how different this year’s draft will feel and run from a coast-to-coast virtual standpoint. Following the live stream of the special, an encore episode will air on NBC Sports Boston at 7PM/ET.
NBC Sports Boston’s NFL Draft on-air coverage on Thursday, April 23rd, kicks off at 6:00PM with a DraftKings Sportsbook Draft Special, promising to bring fans another national perspective on the storylines of this year’s selection process. On both Thursday and Friday night, NBC Sports Boston’s Arbella Early Edition will highlight Draft storylines at 6:30PM and Boston Sports Tonight (presented by Town Fair Tire) will wrap up the night at 11:30PM. Live “On the Clock” cut-in coverage from NBC Sports Boston’s Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry will be featured throughout the night when the Patriots are set to make their picks.
NBC Sports Boston will also provide robust digital coverage across all platforms featuring expert insight and analysis from the network’s veteran team of NFL Insiders including Tom E. Curran and Phil Perry. Fans can look forward to extensive NFL Draft digital coverage and get real-time news, updates and articles throughout the week on NBCSportsBoston.com. In addition, NBC Sports Boston’s social media channels will keep fans informed throughout each day with the most up-to-date news, announcements, and happenings as the Draft unfolds (@NBCSBoston).
NBC Sports Boston’s 2020 NFL Draft Coverage is presented by DraftKings.
ABOUT NBC SPORTS BOSTON
NBC Sports Boston reaches more than 4 million households in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. Programming includes the Boston Celtics, New England Revolution, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Celtics Post Up, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, New England Tailgate, Football Day in New England including pre and post-game programs surrounding all Patriots games and more. NBCSportsBoston.com and all of the networks social media channels (@NBCSBoston) provide continuous news, video and in-depth, up-to-the-minute coverage of New England sports. NBC Sports Boston is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsBoston.com for more information. Check local listings for the specific channel location for your area.
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