Westwood One Announces All-Pro Broadcast Lineup for the 2011-12 NFL Season


— Kevin Harlan & Boomer Esiason Return as Lead Monday Night Football Team –

— Hall of Fame NFL Quarterback Dan Fouts joins the NFL on Westwood One with James Lofton, Trent Green, Tony Boselli, Mark Malone, Dave Sims, Ian Eagle, Kevin Kugler and Howard David rounding out the lineup —

New York, NY – August 8, 2011 – Westwood One announced today its lineup of all-star broadcasters for the 2011-2012 NFL season. Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason will return as the lead announcers for Monday Night Football and Super Bowl XLVI. In addition, Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts joins Westwood One and will provide analysis for select Monday Night games and the Playoffs. Dave Sims and James Lofton return as the Sunday Night broadcast team. Ian Eagle and Trent Green will once again pair up for Westwood One’s Thursday Night broadcasts.

“The NFL season is on and Westwood One has assembled some of the best broadcasters in the business to bring America’s favorite sport to fans nationwide,” said Rod Sherwood, President of Westwood One. “The popularity of NFL football is at an all-time high and we look forward to helping our advertisers and station affiliates seize the moment and connect with more fans than ever before.”

Full broadcast teams for the NFL on Westwood One are as follows:

Monday Night Football

Play-by-Play:    Kevin Harlan       Color Analyst:  Boomer Esiason (or Dan Fouts)

Sunday Night Football

Play-by-Play:    Dave Sims         Color Analyst:   James Lofton

Thursday Night Football

Play-by-Play:    Ian Eagle            Color Analyst:   Trent Green

Sunday Afternoon Doubleheaders

Play-by-Play:    Kevin Kugler         Color Analyst:   Mark Malone

Play-by-Play:    Howard David      Color Analyst:   Tony Boselli

Studio Hosts

Jim Gray (Monday Night Football), Scott Graham (Sunday NFL, Thursday Night Football)

Westwood One is the exclusive network radio partner of the NFL primetime package, broadcasting the most games and the best match-ups throughout the entire NFL season.  Westwood One has been an NFL network radio partner for more than four decades and the exclusive network radio partner since 1987. The Westwood One 2011-2012 NFL broadcast schedule features 57 national games, including:

Opening Kickoff game, 17 Monday Night games, including one doubleheader, 17 Sunday Night games (including Christmas Night), 7 Thursday Night games (including Thanksgiving Night), one Saturday Night game, a Thanksgiving Day doubleheader, 12 Postseason games, including the NFL Playoffs, the AFC and NFC Championship Games, the AFC-NFC Pro Bowl and Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. Westwood One also delivers specialty programs, including: The NFL Today, NFL Preview, NFL Insider, NFL Sunday, and NFL Fantasy Football Forecast.

In addition to the 57 game primetime package, Westwood One will also present a weekly doubleheader starting on Sunday, September 11, 2011 and continuing each Sunday through January 1, 2011. These games will be chosen as the season progresses to ensure the best possible matchups.

Westwood One is the leader in play-by-play sports broadcasts on radio. Westwood One’s sports lineup includes regular season NFL football, the Playoffs and the Super Bowl; NCAA Football and Basketball including the Men’s Basketball Tournament and Final Four; College World Series; Frozen Four; the Masters, the Olympics and more.

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