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Monday Night Mayhem (2002)

Not Rated | | Drama, Sport | TV Movie 14 January 2002
How ABC's Monday Night Football, a live broadcast of the National Football League, came to be.

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(as Ernest Dickerson)

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(teleplay by), (based on the book by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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Howard Cosell
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Roone Arledge
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Frank Gifford
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Chet Forte
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Don Meredith
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Emmy Cosell
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Leonard Goldenson
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Keith Jackson
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Bob Goodrich
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Carl Lindemann
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O.J. Simpson (as Chad Coleman)
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Sal
Luke Reilly ...
Herbert Schlosser
Sam Freed ...
Fred Pierce
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How ABC's Monday Night Football, a live broadcast of the National Football League, came to be.

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Gifford. Cosell. Meredith. There was more action in the booth than there was on the field.

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Drama | Sport

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Not Rated | See all certifications »
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14 January 2002 (USA)  »

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1.78 : 1
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Goofs

The theme for MNF's first season was not "Heavy Action" as depicted in this film, but rather "Score" by Bob's Band. The opening including a montage of shots from the live truck with the director's voice cuing technicians and camera operators and counting down to 9:00 p.m. See more »

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Features Munich 1972: Games of the XX Olympiad (1972) See more »

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bought back memories of those Monday night games
19 December 2002 | by (Winnipeg) – See all my reviews

This has got to be John Turturro's best role so far. He was actually believable as Cosell. It shows how Cosell made Monday Night football as much as everyone hated him. I remember some of those games and comments. He was always a guy full of surprise comments and an articulate verbal arsenal. They made Frank Gifford look really stupid in this movie. I also think they made a big mistake when they did not resign Cosell. They left out the famous speech between Cosell and Meredith. This is a must see for any Monday Night football fan. 8/10


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