NEW YORK, NY, September 10, 2020 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., embarks on its 34th consecutive year as the exclusive network radio partner of the National Football League. The season will kick off on Thursday, September 10, when the Kansas City Chiefs host the Houston Texans. Pregame Coverage begins at 7:30 pm ET.
Westwood One will provide play-by-play coverage of the NFL’s 2020-2021 national regular season package of primetime games including Monday Night Football, Thursday Night Football, and Sunday Night Football plus Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, the entire postseason including the expanded Wild Card playoffs, and Super Bowl LV in Tampa. Millions of passionate listeners and football fans can hear each of Westwood One’s NFL broadcasts on nearly 500 terrestrial radio stations nationwide, as well as on SiriusXM and on NFL Game Pass.
KEVIN HARLAN, 2020 NSMA Sportscaster of the Year, and Hall of Fame Quarterback and NFL Network analyst KURT WARNER will be the lead broadcast crew, calling Monday Night Football, and Super Bowl LV for the network. JIM GRAY will anchor the pregame and halftime shows with weekly guests Tom Brady and Larry Fitzgerald.
IAN EAGLE, RYAN RADTKE, BRANDON GAUDIN, KEVIN KUGLER, and TOM McCARTHY will also call play-by-play for the primetime package, and game analysts will include Hall of Famers JAMES LOFTON, ROD WOODSON, and TERRELL DAVIS, as well as MIKE HOLMGREN, TONY BOSELLI, JAMES LAURINAITIS, ROSS TUCKER, and DEREK RACKLEY. SCOTT GRAHAM will serve as the studio host for all Sunday and Thursday Night Football games plus the NFL Playoffs.
In addition to live game coverage, Westwood One Sports will also offer the features NFL Insider, NFL Preview, NFL101, and NFL Fantasy Forecast.
For more information on Westwood One’s NFL programming, contact Rich Burg at firstname.lastname@example.org or (212) 824-2994.
About Westwood One Sports
Westwood One Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. In addition to being the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987—featuring regular and post-season NFL football, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl — its other extensive properties include the Olympics; NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA® Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four®; The Masters; the NHL; NCAA Football; and other marquee sports events. Westwood One also distributes and represents CBS Sports Radio. On social media, join the Westwood One Sports community on Facebook and Instagram at @westwoodonesports and on Twitter at @westwood1sports. For more information, visit www.westwoodonesports.com.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to over 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information, please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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