Coverage of professional football featuring teams from the National Football League airing on Monday nights during the NFL's regular season.
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Professional football games played on Sunday night.

Stars: Ben Roethlisberger, Heath Miller, Rodney Harrison
The NFL on CBS (TV Series 1956)
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Stars: John Brodie, Al Del Greco, Len Rohde
NFL on FOX (TV Series 1994)
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Stars: Dick Stockton, Pat Summerall, John Madden
ESPN College Football (TV Series 1979)
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College Football coverage on ESPN networks and ABC

Stars: Desmond Howard, Bob Griese, Paul Maguire
Fox NFL Sunday (TV Series 1994)
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Stars: Rob Riggle, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long
SportsCenter (TV Series 1979)
News | Sport
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Daily sports news, results, and features.

Stars: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown
Super Bowl XLIII (TV Movie 2009)
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The NFC champion Arizona Cardinals and the AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers meet for the championship of the National Football League.

Stars: James Harrison Jr., Santonio Holmes, Edgerrin James
Super Bowl XLV (TV Special 2011)
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The AFC champion Pittsburgh Steelers and the NFC champion Green Bay Packers meet for the championship of the National Football League in Arlington, Texas.

Stars: Cameron Diaz, John Travolta, Ron Howard
Super Bowl XXXVIII (TV Special 2004)
Music | Sport
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Patriots vs. Panthers - Halftime show with Janet Jackson, Justin Timberlake, and the breast exposure that stole the show from an excellent game!

Director: Sam Irvin
Stars: Chris Akins, Brian Allen, Joe Andruzzi
NFL Thursday Night Football (TV Series 2006)
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Professional coverage of NFL games Thursdays night during the season.

Stars: Heath Miller, Ben Roethlisberger, Ike Taylor
ESPN's Sunday Night Football (TV Series 1987)
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Stars: Mike Patrick, Joe Theismann, Paul Maguire
NFL Primetime (TV Series 1987)
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Chris Berman (Boomer) and Tom Jackson (TJ) have highlights from all the NFL's game, presented in an exciting and suspenseful fashion. Also features additional things like "Primetime Players". Airs on ESPN.

Stars: Trey Wingo, Mike Ditka, Merril Hoge
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 Himself - Color Commentator / ... (202 episodes, 1974-1998)
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 Himself - Color Commentator / ... (194 episodes, 1970-1983)
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 Himself - Color Commentator / ... (170 episodes, 1970-1984)
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"Are you ready for some football?!" That six-word lyric, as bellowed out each week by country music superstar Hank Williams Jr., preluded each "NFL Monday Night Football" game, the first successful attempt to air a National Football League (NFL) football game in prime-time. Each week, two teams (as chosen months in advance by the NFL) met in what has become a Monday night tradition. Usually, a trio of sports-casters (a play-by-play announcer joined by a color commentator and an analyst) called the action. Half-time interviews with coaches and players, and sideline reports after outstanding plays were also innovations that contributed to the appeal of these games. Many of the games proved to be exciting, though sometimes the games were boring (especially if the teams were a mismatch or not very good, a necessary risk since the games were scheduled months in advance). Often serving as part of the announcing team were former NFL greats including OJ Simpson, Dan Dierdorf, Joe Namath and ... Written by Brian Rathjen <briguy_52732@yahoo.com>

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As the 1974, 1975 & 1976 seasons concluded the last game occurred on a Saturday, not a Monday. 1974 concluded with NFL Monday Night Football: Dallas Cowboys vs. Oakland Raiders (1974), on Saturday, December 14th, 1974. 1975 concluded with NFL Monday Night Football: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Los Angeles Rams (1975), on Saturday, December 13th, 1975. 1976 concluded with NFL Monday Night Football: Los Angeles Rams vs. Detroit Lions (1976). See more »

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Promised Land
Written by Jesse Blaze Snider and Frederick Scott
Performed by Jesse Blaze Snider
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I Miss It!!!
16 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Nothing use to touch Monday Night Football when it aired for over 38 seasons!! The other two major networks would try different approaches to Monday night programming and to no avail!! The initial idea to Monday Night Football was that Monday was the day of returning to reveille, kids back in school, everybody back to work, and just a naturally depressing day for everyone!! Once Monday Night Football came on the scene, Bars were having drink specials, friends were getting together for football parties at their homes and there now entered a little lilt in everybody's monotonous Monday blues schedule!! I counted on some of the best games in the NFL to be on Monday Night Football, and it was a real treat if they had the Dallas Cowboys' games!! I am a big Dallas Cowboy fan!! I also thought they should have given a fat contract to Mike Barz for being the new host of Monday Night Football, bringing him on would have been great!! "Monday Night Football" was a spectacular idea, the new Monday Night Football is not as good, but, it fills the void somewhat!! My bone of contention with "Monday Night Football" on ABC: BRING IT BACK!!!!


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