“INSIDE THE NFL” OPENS 10TH SEASON ON SHOWTIME AND 40TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON OF LEGENDARY SERIES WITH THE ADDITION OF TWO-TIME SUPER BOWL CHAMPION TO AWARD-WINNING ROSTER
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Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT On SHOWTIME®
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The legendary series INSIDE THE NFL is set to open its 40th season with the addition of two-time Super Bowl Champion and 17-year veteran NFL linebacker Ray Lewis. Lewis joins analysts Phil Simms, a two-time Super Bowl Champion, and Boomer Esiason, 1988 NFL MVP, along with Sports Emmy® Award winning host James Brown when the season premieres Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
The Sports Emmy® Award winning show, entering its 10th season on SHOWTIME, will be followed by the season premiere of the all-access documentary series A SEASON WITH NAVY FOOTBALL at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Weekly episodes covering every game with trademark highlights from NFL Films, special in-depth features and spirited debate on the game’s hottest topics will air every Tuesday night throughout the NFL season on SHOWTIME.
“Ever since I was a kid watching Nick Buoniconti and Len Dawson, I knew I wanted to be a part of INSIDE THE NFL,” Lewis said. “For this to happen now it’s truly a dream come true. I can’t wait to get this season started, and I look forward to working with my new teammates Boomer, Phil and JB. Let the fun begin!”
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