Today NFL Media and Twitter announced a new 30-minute live show on Twitter that will launch today. The show will be called #NFLBlitz and will be produced by NFL Network from its studios in Los Angeles and be available at NFL.twitter.com and via @NFL.
The show will be hosted by NFL Network’s Marc Istook (@MarcIstook) and Erin Coscarelli (@erincoscarelli), the show will cover breaking news, game highlights, key storylines, fantasy projections, team power rankings and pre-game updates, all while incorporating fun, entertaining and engaging Twitter content as the NFL conversation unfolds live on the platform each day.
The #NFLBlitz will be live every Monday–Thursday starting on September 10. The show will air at 7pm ET throughout the 2017 NFL season. Twitter will also simulcast live coverage of NFL Media’s Fantasy Gameday which airs at 11am ET every Sunday during the regular season on NFL.com.
The launch of #NFLBlitz is part of a new multiyear deal the NFL and Twitter to deliver uniquely video and other types of content to fans around the world.
As part of the collaboration, the NFL will utilize Periscope and Twitter to bring fans unique live pre-game coverage from every prime time game, as well as other key games during the season. The NFL will also continue to stream a full slate of highlights, breaking news and analysis, and fan favorites like “Throwback Thursday” (#TBT) to keep its fans in-the-know on everything NFL. From gameday to historical content, Twitter is the place for NFL fans.
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