FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 8th, 2020
NBC SPORTS WASHINGTON ANNOUNCES EXTENSIVE MULTIPLATFORM COVERAGE OF WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM’S 2020 NFL REGULAR SEASON
‘Washington Football Pregame Live’ and ‘Washington Football Postgame Live’ Return with Season Debuts Surrounding Opener vs. Eagles Sept. 13
New Year-Round Weekday Show, ‘Washington Football Today with Julie Donaldson,’ Launches Today at 5:30 p.m.
Comprehensive Written, Audio and Video Content to Continue on the New NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app
BETHESDA, Md. – Sept. 8, 2020 – NBC Sports Washington (NCBSW) today announced its extensive multiplatform coverage of the Washington Football Team’s 2020 NFL regular season, highlighted by the return of Washington Football Kickoff Live and Washington Football Postgame Live and the new year-round weekday program Washington Football Today with Julie Donaldson, which premieres today, Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 5:30 p.m. NBCSW will continue to deliver comprehensive digital content across NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app.
Live Gameday Coverage
NBCSW’s marquee gameday shows, Washington Football Kickoff Live and Washington Football Postgame Live, return this season to surround every regular-season game with at least two hours of extensive news, features, analysis, commentary and interviews. Both shows will be available to authenticated subscribers on NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app.
The gameday programs will feature new host Jordan Giorgio, who joined NBCSW in 2019. She will be joined weekly by longtime analysts Brian Mitchell and Trevor Matich, along with insider J.P. Finlay. This year, several special guest analysts will make appearances on the shows, including University of Maryland Terrapins head football coach Mike Locksley, two-time Super Bowl champion and former Terps receiver Torrey Smith, and former Washington players Lorenzo Alexander and Jason Campbell.
The programs will make their season debuts Sept. 13, when Washington opens its season against the Philadelphia Eagles (1 p.m.) The one-hour Washington Football Kickoff Live will be presented on gamedays this season beginning at 10 a.m., with updated encore presentations at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Washington Football Postgame Live will air right after the game for at least an hour.
Washington Football Today
NBCSW is partnering with the Washington Football Team on the new weekday program Washington Football Today with Julie Donaldson. Original episodes will debut Monday through Friday at 5:30 p.m., with a nightly encore at 10 p.m., year-round, beginning with today’s premiere.
The half-hour show will be hosted by Donaldson, the former longtime NBCSW anchor, reporter and host who was named the team’s SVP of media in July. She’ll be joined regularly by guests and each day will cover a variety of team-focused topics, including the latest news and updates, what’s trending on social media and developments on the team’s name change. Each weekday will also feature recurring segments that will highlight fans, alumni and lifestyle subjects.
NBC Sports Washington will continue to deliver the most comprehensive written, video and audio content covering Washington football across its robust digital portfolio, highlighted by the newly relaunched NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app. Exclusive news, analysis, commentary and information will be available daily, provided by NBC Sports Washington’s experts and insiders, highlighted by Finlay and Pete Hailey. Along with Mitch Tischler, Finlay and Hailey will continue to lead the Washington Football Talk podcast throughout the season.
-NBC Sports Washington-