NFL Week 10 Broadcast Preview
November 8, 2007 3:25 PM
In the wake of the aftermath of the much-hyped Patriots/Colts game last week, which snared a 20.1 rating/36 share, networks return to earth again this week for week 10 of the NFL season.
The network is poised to capitalize on Green Bay’s hot run this season and the Vikings breakout star Peterson and has slated the game to run in 69% of the country with Troy Aikman and Joe Buck behind the microphone. The Eagles at Redskins game took next priority in 11% of the country, followed by Falcons/Panthers in 8%, and Rams/Saints in 7%.
In late games, the Cowboys/Giants game takes prominence for 81% of the Fox affiliates, with the Lions/Cardinals on 6%, and Bears/Raiders on 1%.
Announcers will be:
ATL@CAR Chris Rose/Terry Donahue
MIN@GB Dick Stockton/Brian Baldinger
StL@NO Sam Rosen/Tim Ryan
PHI@WAS Kenny Albert/Daryl Johnston/Tony Siragusa
NFL on Fox Week 10 Regional (Click image to view.)
DAL@NYG Joe Buck/Troy Aikman
DET@ARI Ron Pitts/Tony Boselli
CHI@OAK Matt Vasgersian/JC Pearson
NFL on Fox Week 10 National (Click image to view.)
Meanwhile this week at CBS, with a single broadcast, national games will be split relatively evenly with the Denver Broncos at the KC Chiefs prominent in the West Coast, airing in 29% of the country while the Cleveland Browns at Pittsburgh Steelers matchup will air through much of the mid-West at 30% of the nation at 1pm. In addition, the jaguars/Titans game will run on 19% of affiliates and the Bills/Dolphins game will be limited to local stations with 5%.
The sole afternoon game on CBS will feature the Bengals at the Ravens with 17% of the country able to watch.
Here is the announcing lineup…
DEN @ KC Greg Gumbel/Dan Dierdorf
JAX @ TEN Kevin Harlan/Rich Gannon
BUF @ MIA Gus Johnson/ Steve Tasker
CLE @ PIT Jim Nantz/Phil Simms
CIN @ BAL Dick Enberg/Randy Cross
Here are the planned NFL highlights to look for this weekend:
ESPN’s “Monday Night Football” will feature a match of NFC West rivals this week when the San Francisco 49ers travel to the Pacific Northwest to face Matt Hasselbeck and the division-leading Seattle Seahawks.
“The Price is Right” host Drew Carey is expected to make a third quarter booth appearance. In addition, Rainn Wilson of “The Office” will appear in a special MNF opening tease, which will give viewers a unique tour of the Emerald City.
“Monday Night Countdown” will feature members of the Seahawks secondary—Deon Grant, Marcus Trufant, Brian Russell, Kelly Jennings and Jordan Babineaux—competing in a fish-tossing competition at Seattle's famous Pike Place Market. A year ago, the Seahawks receivers took part in the first event of this kind on the show with Deion Branch claiming the title.
In addition, the MNF game telecast and “Countdown” will highlight new music from Alicia Keys with singles “No One” and “Go Ahead” as well as The Killers’ Shadowplay as part of “Monday Night Musicians.