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[09/10/08 - 03:47 PM]
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Kym Johnson and Deacon Jones on Tap for Debut Episode of Inside the NFL on Showtime
New episodes of the series will air every Wednesday on Showtime during the NFL season through February 11.

[via press release from Showtime]

NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL, KYM JOHNSON AND DEACON JONES ON TAP FOR DEBUT EPISODE OF INSIDE THE NFL ON SHOWTIME

Premieres Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on SHOWTIME

New Episodes Every Wednesday

NEW YORK, NEW YORK � (September 9, 2008) � NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, Hall of Fame defensive end Deacon Jones and Dancing With The Stars professional Kym Johnson are among the special guests for the premiere episode of INSIDE THE NFL on SHOWTIME this Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Jones, one of the most feared defenders of the 1970�s, will face off with INSIDE THE NFL analyst and latter day counterpart Warren Sapp in a segment entitled �Debate �08.� In the spirit of this election year, Jones and Sapp will debate their respective era�s gridiron greatness.

Johnson, a Dancing With The Stars veteran who is currently in rehearsal as Sapp�s dance partner for this season, will be on the set of INSIDE THE NFL.

Host James Brown will anchor INSIDE THE NFL on SHOWTIME with All Pro NFL greats Cris Collinsworth, Phil Simms and Sapp serving as expert analysts. INSIDE THE NFL is being produced by CBS Sports and NFL Films with new episodes airing on SHOWTIME every Wednesday during the NFL season through February 11, 2009. The executive producers are Sean McManus, President, CBS News and Sports, and NFL Films President Steve Sabol.

DAVID �DEACON� JONES

In his 14-year NFL career, Deacon Jones was an All Pro defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers and Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980 with seven straight Pro Bowl appearances. Additional honors include the Associated Press� NFL Defensive Player of the Week (four times) and named the �Most Valuable Ram of All Time� by the LA Times.

KYM JOHNSON

Johnson, who began dancing in her native Australia at the age of three, is a four-season veteran of Dancing with the Stars. Her previous partners have been Jerry Springer, Joey Fatone, Mark Cuban and Penn Jillette.

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ABOUT SHOWTIME NETWORKS

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME�, THE MOVIE CHANNEL� and FLIX�, as well as the multiplex channels SHOWTIME 2�, SHOWTIME� SHOWCASE, SHOWTIME EXTREME�, SHOWTIME BEYOND�, SHOWTIME NEXT�, SHOWTIME WOMEN�, SHOWTIME FAMILY ZONE� and THE MOVIE CHANNEL� XTRA. SNI also offers SHOWTIME HD�, THE MOVIE CHANNEL� HD, SHOWTIME ON DEMAND� and THE MOVIE CHANNEL� ON DEMAND. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution. All SNI feeds provide enhanced sound using Dolby Digital 5.1. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events for exhibition to subscribers on a pay-per-view basis through SHOWTIME PPV�.





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[08/22/14 - 02:58 PM]
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