FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 22nd, 2022
“FANTASY FOOTBALL HAPPY HOUR WITH MATTHEW BERRY” DEBUTS TODAY AT NOON ET ON PEACOCK & NFL ON NBC YOUTUBE CHANNEL
“Fantasy Football Happy Hour” is Co-Hosted by Jay Croucher and Features Regular Guests Including Chris Simms, Mike Florio, Peter King, Pat Daugherty, and More
Show Audio Available on All Major Podcast Platforms and via NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM Radio
Throughout NFL Season, Berry to Host Weekly Fantasy Football Pregame Show Each Sunday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. ET on Peacock
Stamford, Conn. – August 22, 2022 – “Fantasy Football Happy Hour with Matthew Berry,” NBC Sports’ new, daily fantasy football and sports betting show, debuts today at Noon ET on Peacock and the NFL on NBC YouTube channel.
“Fantasy Football Happy Hour” discusses the most newsworthy fantasy football and sports betting topics as the NFL season approaches and fantasy football drafts heat up. The one-hour, weekday show is co-hosted by Jay Croucher and will feature analysis and advice from regular guests including NBC Sports’ Chris Simms, Mike Florio and Peter King, NBC Sports EDGE’s Denny Carter, Pat Daugherty, Vaughn Dalzell, Lawrence Jackson, and more.
The show, which will also be available on all major podcast platforms and via NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM Radio, will feature fantasy football rankings, start/sit suggestions, waiver wire advice, betting futures, player props, and more.
Emanating from NBC Sports’ International Broadcast Center in Stamford, Conn., “Fantasy Football Happy Hour” features a set complete with a bar and taps.
Berry, who made his NBC Sports debut earlier this month on a special Football Night in America ahead of the 2022 Hall of Fame Game on NBC and Peacock, continues to provide articles and videos on Rotoworld on NBCSportsEDGE.com, NBCSports.com and NBC Sports digital properties, including his popular Love/Hate article, weekly fantasy football rankings, and more.
Last week, Berry took part in the first-ever Rotoworld Draft Day event, offering 12 consecutive hours of fantasy football programming and featuring expert analysis by NBC Sports EDGE personalities and culminating with Berry hosting the special Rotoworld Draft Guide Show on Peacock and the NFL on NBC YouTube channel.
Berry will join Football Night in America, the most-watched studio show in sports, preceding primetime television’s No. 1 show Sunday Night Football each week during the NFL season on NBC and Peacock. He will also appear on Sunday Night Football Final, Peacock’s exclusive NFL post-game show.
Berry is widely heralded as a pioneer in the fantasy industry and was admitted to the Fantasy Sports & Gaming Association Hall of Fame in 2012. While at ESPN, he appeared across various platforms, including television, radio, and digital media and provided written content. He has more than two million social followers. He wrote the New York Times best-selling book “Fantasy Life” in 2013 and won an Emmy for his work on ESPN2’s Fantasy Football Now. Constantly aiming to innovate fans’ fantasy sports experience, Berry also created and will continue to be involved with the top-rated Fantasy Life app and newsletter.