14 Sep 2011 11:04 AM
NFL FILMS & NBC SPORTS GROUP PRESENT PREMIERE EPISODE OF NFL TURNING POINT ON VERSUS THURSDAY AT 10 P.M. ET/PT
 
 


Dan Patrick Named Host of Weekly Series

First Episode Features Jets CB Darrelle Revis & 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh Wired For Sound, Plus Packers-Saints Kickoff Game & Michael Vick

Patrick, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison to Conclude Program Every Week with Sunday Night Football Preview


NEW YORK – September 14, 2011 – NFL Turning Point, VERSUS’ new weekly show co-produced by NFL Films and the NBC Sports Group, will debut on the network this Thursday at 10 p.m. ET/PT and will be hosted by Football Night in America’s Dan Patrick. The hour-long program will air throughout the NFL regular season and will focus on the crucial ‘turning point’ moment in several games for football fans each week in a more in-depth way than ever before by utilizing NFL Films’ unmatched cinematography and sideline and on-field audio.

Thursday’s premiere episode focuses on:

  • Dallas Cowboys-New York Jets Sunday Night Football game

o Jets cornerback Darrelle Revis was wired for sound for the first time by NFL Films during the team’s thrilling, come-from-behind win over the Cowboys

  • Jim Harbaugh’s coaching debut with the San Francisco 49ers

o Harbaugh was wired for sound during the team’s opening win against the Seattle Seahawks as well as during training camp

  • New Orleans Saints-Green Bay Packers on NBC’s NFL Kickoff last Thursday

o Exclusive audio from the field and benches for both teams during the opening game of the season

  • Michael Vick: Then and Now

o A look-back at Vick’s career using NFL Films’ unprecedented library of sound from his time in Atlanta and Philadelphia

o Vick travels to Atlanta to face the Falcons for the first time as the Eagles starting quarterback this Sunday night on NBC

Patrick will conclude each show with a segment featuring his Football Night colleagues Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison that covers the most relevant NFL topics and looks ahead to the upcoming Sunday Night Football game on NBC, the No. 1 primetime show of the fall.

NFL Turning Point airs a new episode at 10 p.m. ET/PT every week through November 3. Beginning on November 10, when Thursday night NFL games begin on NFL Network, new episodes of NFL Turning Point will air at midnight ET.

-- NBC Sports Group --

 

For more information contact:

Meier Raivich
t:212-664-4541
e: Meier.Raivich@nbcuni.com
 

Leslie Byxbee
t:212-664-4539
e: Leslie.Byxbee@nbcuni.com