FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 10th, 2022
ROB HYLAND NAMED COORDINATING PRODUCER OF NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
Hyland to Continue as NBC Olympics Primetime Producer; Previously Led NBC Sports’ Production of Football Night in America, Notre Dame Football and Triple Crown Horse Racing
NFL Kickoff Game is Thursday, Sept. 8, in Primetime on NBC, Universo & Peacock
NBC’s Sunday Night Football is Primetime TV’s #1 Show for Unprecedented 11 Consecutive Years
STAMFORD, Conn. – May 10, 2022 – Rob Hyland, who joined NBC Sports in 1997 and has produced many of the network’s biggest events, has been named the coordinating producer of NBC Sunday Night Football, primetime TV’s #1 show for an unprecedented 11 consecutive years.
Hyland’s first game in the role will be the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game in primetime on Thursday, Aug. 4, alongside director Drew Esocoff and featuring the new SNF announce team of Mike Tirico, Cris Collinsworth, and Melissa Stark. On Thursday, Sept. 8, NBC Sports presents the NFL Kickoff Game on NBC, Universo and Peacock.
“Working on a wide range of sports and properties throughout his NBC Sports career, Rob has consistently excelled, producing dynamic and compelling coverage,” said Pete Bevacqua, NBC Sports Chairman. “We are excited to have Rob in the chair for Sunday Night Football, to carry on the legacy of best-in-class game presentation and storytelling that have made SNF destination viewing as primetime’s #1 show for a historic 11 years running.”
An 18-time Sports Emmy winner, Hyland will continue as the producer of NBC’s primetime Olympics coverage – an assignment he began with last summer’s Tokyo Olympics and continued in February with the Winter Olympics in Beijing. For the past four NFL seasons (2018-21), he served as the coordinating producer of Football Night in America – sports’ most-watched weekly studio show. In addition, Hyland led the network’s Notre Dame Football coverage for the last 13 seasons, and oversaw two Triple Crowns during his 10 years as coordinating producer of horse racing.
Hyland joined NBC Sports in 1997 from Williams College, where he started as an offensive lineman on the football team.
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