NFL GameDay

NFL GameDay is an American television program that features highlights of the National Football League games for the day. It airs on the NFL Network, having debuted on September 10, 2006. The program starts at either 11:30 p.m. Eastern time or the moment that NBC Sunday Night Football concludes, whichever is later. When NBC does not carry a game, it begins at 8 p.m. ET, or after NFL RedZone goes off the air, which happened twice in 2006, on October 22 and December 24, and also on December 31, 2017.

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Rich Eisen was the initial anchor, and former NFL defensive back Deion Sanders and head coach Steve Mariucci were the analysts when NFL GameDay debuted in September 2006.[1]

NFL Network claims that this is the only long-form highlight show about the league in the late-night slot on Sunday, although Chris Berman and Tom Jackson host extended packages called "The Blitz" as part of SportsCenter.

On October 1, 2006, Week 4 of the season, Eisen missed the program. No reason was given for his absence, but Fran Charles filled in as host of the show, just as he sometimes does on NFL Total Access. The following week, October 8, Eisen returned.

Starting in November 2007, NFL GameDay would be shown in Ireland on the over-the-air broadcast network TV3, in a late-night slot on Thursdays.

Effective fall 2010, Rich Eisen is no longer hosting NFL GameDay Final as he is now hosting NFL GameDay Morning. Fran Charles is now the new host, joined by Steve Mariucci, Deion Sanders and Michael Irvin as analysts.

Effective fall 2012, Chris Rose replaces Fran Charles as host on NFL GameDay Final. He is joined by analysts Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin and Marshall Faulk.[2]

Starting in 2018, the show, now known as NFL GameDay Prime is also syndicated to several Fox affiliates as part of the network’s Thursday Night Football contract.


  1. ^ "NFL Gameday - Overview". CBS Interactive Inc. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  2. ^ "NFL GameDay on NFL Network". Retrieved 2016-06-08.
989 Studios

989 Studios was a division of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) that developed games for the PlayStation consoles and Windows personal computers. Their games include EverQuest, Twisted Metal III, Twisted Metal 4, Syphon Filter, Syphon Filter 2, Jet Moto 3, Bust a Groove, and others. It now exists as the 989 Sports brand owned by SCEA that produces sports games.

Chris Rose

Christopher "Chris" Rose (born January 27, 1971) is an American sportscaster for the MLB Network and NFL Network. He is currently a commentator for the Discovery Channel series BattleBots.

Jason La Canfora

Jason La Canfora (born April 14, 1974) is an American sports writer and television analyst. He joined NFL Network and before the 2009 season and served as an NFL insider and reporter until 2012. La Canfora appeared on NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL GameDay Final, and Thursday Night Kickoff Presented by Sears. He also contributed stories and blogs to He replaced Adam Schefter, who left for ESPN. Before joining NFL Network, he worked ten years for The Washington Post and covered the Washington Redskins for six years. Prior to the Post, he was the Detroit Red Wings beat writer for the Detroit Free Press. On June 1, 2012, La Canfora announced via Twitter that he would be leaving NFL Network on July 1, 2012, after his contract expires for CBS Sports, replacing Charley Casserly on The NFL Today pregame show on Sundays. La Canfora currently resides in Baltimore, Maryland, with his wife Lauren and three children.

Kara Henderson

Kara Henderson (born June 27, 1973) is a sports media personality, most recently for the NFL Network. At NFLN, Henderson provided in-depth interviews, pregame and postgame reports and sideline reports for a variety of shows across the network including NFL Total Access, Around the League, NFL GameDay Morning and NFL GameDay Final. For the 2010 season, Henderson contributed on-site reports for both NFL Network and for coverage of Thursday Night Football.

Henderson last appeared on NFLN in March 2012, with no explanation given on her absence. On Sunday, September 9, she confirmed that she had left broadcasting to get married and raise her son. She was replaced by Amber Theoharis.

Kara graduated cum laude from Duke University, where she majored in political science.Kara was formerly an anchor and reporter for Fox Sports Net New England. She began her career as a production assistant at ESPN and later ABC News. Her on-air career began at NESN in 1998 as the co-host of NESN's "Front Row". From 2000 to 2003, she worked at CNN as a reporter.

In the fall of 2012, Henderson married Los Angeles Rams general manager Les Snead. She has a son Tate from a previous marriage along with a stepson, Logan, and stepdaughter, Cannon.

List of Sony Interactive Entertainment video games

This is a list of video games for PlayStation consoles, developed or published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, formerly known as Sony Computer Entertainment.

List of programs broadcast by NFL Network

The following is a list of programs broadcast by the NFL Network.

Michelle Beisner-Buck

Michelle Beisner-Buck (born October 15, 1976) is a feature reporter for ESPN and is a member of the Monday Night Countdown crew as well as Monday Night Football. She had an 8-year tenure at NFL Network being the host of NFL Weekly Countdown, and served as a field reporter for NFL Total Access and NFL GameDay Morning. She was also the host of NFL Network Now, a news program on NFL Network. She has been a reporter and has worked on "NFL Quarterback Challenge", and the "Total Access On Location" pre-game show at the Super Bowl. Beisner also served as host of Fantasy LIVE alongside Michael Fabiano, Adam Rank and Dave Dameshek.

NFL GameDay (video game)

NFL GameDay is the first video game in the NFL GameDay series, and was released in 1996 on the PlayStation video game console as a competitor to the Madden football game series.

NFL GameDay (video game series)

NFL GameDay is a series of American football video games for both the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 video game consoles. NFL GameDay directly competed with EA Sports' Madden NFL Football and Sega's NFL 2K franchises. The NFL GameDay series began with NFL GameDay released for the 1995-96 NFL season and ended with NFL GameDay 2005 following EA's acquisition of exclusive NFL licensing. The games were designed by 989 Sports throughout their ten-year duration.

NFL GameDay 97

NFL GameDay '97 is the second video game in the NFL GameDay series. It was released on November 30, 1996 on the PlayStation by Sony Interactive Studios America, and like its predecessor was a major critical and commercial success. On the cover is Daryl Johnston.

NFL GameDay 98

NFL GameDay 98 is a video game developed by Sony Interactive Studios and published by Sony Computer Entertainment for the PlayStation.

NFL GameDay 99

NFL GameDay 99 is a football video game for the PlayStation and Windows. It was first released on August 26, 1998 by 989 Sports, On the cover is Terrell Davis.

NFL Network

NFL Network (occasionally abbreviated on-air as NFLN) is an American sports-oriented cable and satellite television network that is owned by the National Football League (NFL) and is part of NFL Media, which also includes, NFL Films, NFL Mobile, NFL Now and NFL RedZone. Dedicated to American football, the network features game telecasts from the NFL, as well as NFL-related content including analysis programs, specials and documentaries. The network is headquartered in the Los Angeles suburb of Culver City, California, and broadcasts its worldwide feed from Encompass Digital Media (formally Crawford Communications) in Atlanta, Georgia.As of February 2015, NFL Network is available to approximately 71,867,000 households that subscribe to a cable, satellite and telco television service in the United States (totaling 61.7% of U.S. households with at least one television set).

NFL Scoreboard

NFL Scoreboard is a weekly in-season program on the NFL Network. It is a studio show hosted by Fran Charles, with analysis from former National Football League center Jamie Dukes.

The program begins every Sunday at 4 p.m. Eastern time and airs, in more or less a continuous loop, until the conclusion of NBC Sunday Night Football at approximately 11:30 p.m. ET.

NFL Scoreboard consists of score updates, analysis, limited game highlights, and extensive postgame comments from players and coaches.

This program was once the last part of Red Zone. That show consists of game updates presented with text and graphics on the television screen and audio from Sirius NFL Radio. From 2003 to 2005, Red Zone ran from 1 p.m. to 11 p.m. Eastern, followed by Point After. As part of the network's 2006 revamp, Point After became a five-day-a-week show, Red Zone was reduced to three hours, and this show and NFL GameDay were created.

NHL FaceOff

NHL FaceOff is a video game series published by Sony Computer Entertainment and based on the National Hockey League. Originally released for the PlayStation, the game spawned many sequels for both the PlayStation and PlayStation 2, with the last one being released in 2002. It was one of the original SCEA sports games series for the PlayStation, along with NBA ShootOut, NFL GameDay, NCAA GameBreaker and ESPN Extreme Games (later renamed the Xtreme Games series). The first game was released in North America in 1995. The game featured multiplayer.

Platforms: PlayStation, PlayStation 2

The series was later succeeded by Gretzky NHL 2005.

Outstanding Studio Show

The Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Studio Show was first awarded in 1988. One sports studio show, whether a pregame or a nightly news show, was honored each year. In 2001, the category was split into two subcategories — Outstanding Studio Show, Daily and Outstanding Studio Show, Weekly, thus awarding two shows annually.

Rich Eisen

Richard Eisen (; born June 24, 1969) is an American television journalist for the NFL Network, CBS Sports and NBC Sports and a TV/radio host for DirecTV, FOX Sports Radio, Sirius Radio and NFL Now.

Rob Overseer

Rob Overseer (born Robert George Howes) is an English DJ/producer, born in Oxford whose works have been included in soundtracks for Blade III: Trinity, Animatrix, Snatch, Any Given Sunday and The Girl Next Door, as well as video games like Gran Turismo 3, Edgar Torronteras` Extreme Biker, Need for Speed: Underground, SSX 3, NFL Gameday 2004, several Matchstick Productions ski films, Stuntman, Twin Caliber (Rage Software, 2002) which was used to promote his then new EP "Force Multiply" in game's manual, and Ridge Racer Unbounded. His songs are also frequently used in TV commercials such as "Hairdo" for Vodafone which featured his song Velocity Shift or the Endeavor commercial for Mitsubishi, which featured "Horndog". Also, the MTV show Maui Fever features his single Horndog in the opening credits.

Overseer also records with singer/songwriter Rachael Gray. They first worked together on the track "Sparks" which appeared on the Overseer album "Wreckage" on the Columbia label. Following the success of "Sparks", work began on a full album project under the name Kanute. Also, former UFC fighter Ken Shamrock used Rob's "Slayed" as his entrance theme on his last two fights. In addition, Mauricio "Shogun" Rua used this song as his entrance song for UFC 76 as well as Keith Jardine for UFC 89. On 27 September 2018, Howes announced a new album and change of name stating "Overseer is no more, I am now trading as FATLANTIC" on his personal Facebook page.

Overseer's style is most frequently described as big beat.

Sunday NFL Countdown

Sunday NFL Countdown is an American pregame television program that covers the NFL action for that week. The official name is Sunday NFL Countdown presented by Snickers. The show airs on ESPN, ESPN HD, TSN and TSN HD from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time every Sunday during the National Football League regular season. In Europe it is aired by ESPN America.

It is very similar to The NFL Today on CBS and Fox NFL Sunday, which airs on Fox. The show's former names include NFL GameDay from 1985 to 1995, NFL Countdown from 1996 to 1997, and since 1998, Sunday NFL Countdown (to demarcate from the Monday night version of the series). In 2006, the program introduced new graphics and a new logo to resemble the network's Monday Night Football logo.

Chris Berman had been the studio host since 1986 succeeding Bob Ley. Jack Youngblood was the first analyst. In 1987, he was replaced by Pete Axthelm and Tom Jackson.

The show's awards include seven Sports Emmy Awards for Outstanding Weekly Show (1988, 1991, 1994, 1995, 2001, 2003, and 2006 seasons) and five CableACE Awards (1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, and 1995 seasons).

On September 7, 2014, which was the 35th anniversary of ESPN's launch, Sunday NFL Countdown debuted a brand-new studio inside Digital Center 2 of ESPN's main facilities in Bristol. With it, came a new logo and also, a new graphics package similar to that of SportsCenter. Like SportsCenter, a Helvetica font is used, but with the lower-thirds having white text on a black background, as opposed to black text on a white background. Starting September 8, every NFL show produced at ESPN now shares its new graphics, new logo, and a new set (except Monday Night Countdown, which itself shares the same graphics package and theme music as Monday Night Football).

On September 13, 2015, Sunday NFL Countdown was shortened from 3 hours to 2 hours, due to a new Sunday edition of NFL Insiders being aired in the 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET time slot. Therefore, Sunday NFL Countdown was moved down an hour to 11 a.m. ET. On September 10, 2017, Sunday NFL Countdown moved back to the 10 a.m. ET time slot and became a 3-hour program once again, resulting in the cancellation of NFL Insiders: Sunday Edition after 2 seasons.

The show usually originates from Bristol, but it originates in the city hosting the Super Bowl for its Super Bowl edition. On November 20, 2016, the show originated from Mexico City, which was hosting the Monday Night Football game the following night between the Houston Texans and Oakland Raiders. In January 2017, ESPN announced that Berman would leave the show at the end of the 2016-17 season, ending his 31-year tenure as host of this program. Berman was replaced with Samantha Ponder, who had previously co-hosted and contributed to College GameDay from 2012–2016.

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