Weekly program offering recaps and in-depth analysis on the NFL.




39   38   37   33   32   31   30   25   1   Unknown  
2017   2016   2015   2014   … See all »
4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Super Bowl XLV (TV Special 2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

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, Ron Howard, John Travolta
The NFL on NBC (1965–1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Dick Enberg, Curt Gowdy, Charlie Jones
SportsCenter (TV Series 1979)
News | Sport | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

Daily sports news, results, and features.

Stars: Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown
ESPN College Football (TV Series 1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

College Football coverage on ESPN networks and ABC

Stars: Desmond Howard, Bob Griese, Paul Maguire
The NFL Today (TV Series 1975)
News | Sport | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Shannon Sharpe
Super Bowl XLIX (TV Special 2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

The defending Super Bowl 48 champions Seattle Seahawks and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the championship of the National Football League at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Director: Drew Esocoff
Stars: Paul Allen, Cliff Avril, Bill Belichick
Super Bowl XXXIV (TV Movie 2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The culmination of the 1999 NFL season between the St.Louis Rams and the Tennessee Titans.

Director: Roger Goodman
Stars: Dick Vermeil, Ray Agnew, Christina Aguilera
Super Bowl 50 (TV Special 2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The AFC champion Denver Broncos and the NFC champion Carolina Panthers play for the National Football League championship at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Director: Mike Arnold
Stars: Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Phil Simms
NFL Monday Night Football (TV Series 1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

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

Stars: Frank Gifford, Al Michaels, Dan Dierdorf
30 for 30 (2009–2017)
Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  

ESPN Films' 30 for 30 is an unprecedented documentary series featuring today's finest storytellers from inside and outside of the sports world. What started as a celebration of ESPN's 30th ... See full summary »

Stars: Ice Cube, Chuck D, Brent Musburger
Mike & Mike (2005–2017)
News | Sport | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg debate sports.

Stars: Mike Golic, Mike Greenberg, Buster Olney
NFL Primetime (TV Series 1987)
News | Sport | Talk-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

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


Series cast summary:
 Himself / ... 36 episodes, 2009-2017


Weekly program offering recaps and in-depth analysis on the NFL.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


News | Sport | Talk-Show



Official Sites:



Release Date:

22 September 1977 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show more on  »

Technical Specs



See  »

Did You Know?


Spoofed in Saturday Night Live: Blake Shelton (2015) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Gold standard for sports analysis shows
10 January 2003 | by See all my reviews

For HBO viewers, "Inside the NFL" has brought detailed analysis and game recaps every week of the season and postseason for over 25 years. Dramatically edited and narrated game films are the main reason to watch; after all, you can't see every game every week, and unless you're satisfied with the 15-second recaps on ESPN, you can't get a feel for out-of-market teams any other way. The game films are balanced with commentary, analysis from the hosts and from experts on both the game and the business, some great interviews, and occasional "where are they now" segments.

However, it seems to me that the current line-up is a step down. First off, Bob Costas was brought in to host the show, replacing Len Dawson after 25 years. Maybe Dawson wanted to retire, and Costas is a terrific sports presence. However, Costas is mostly about baseball and seems lost in discussing game elements of football. (He is outstanding on business matters.) Dan Marino is a good but not spectacular addition, replacing Nick Buonoconti, who was also good but not spectacular. Cris Carter replaces Jerry Glanville, which can only be a step up, but not by much. Carter is not suited for this format -- he just seems out of place here. He's much better on the sidelines or in a game situation as a third man. The only continuing presence this season is Chris Collinsworth, an erudite, knowledgeable, and supremely annoying egomaniac. He was easily #3 in the old lineup (only Glanville was more annoying) and has an attitude that he should be #1 in this lineup. He talks over people, talks down to people, and talks around people.

However, Inside the NFL is still heads above the pregame shows on Fox, CBS, and ESPN. The only thing that it gives up to those three is that it's taped on Thursday, so any breaking news after that will be missed. If you already have HBO, you should be watching this if you are a football fan. If you don't have HBO, try catching this on one of their free recruiting weekends (it's repeated several times until game days). It may be a factor in deciding whether to subscribe. Hopefully, by next year there may be another lineup change.

6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Best of 2017: Our Favorite Movie and TV Stills

Take a look at our favorite movie and TV stills from the past year. Spot any of your faves?

Browse the Best of 2017