13-Episode ‘A Football Life’ Season Airs Fridays at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network Subjects Include Jim Brown, Brett Favre, Michael Vick, Pat Tillman & More
Expanded 10-Episode Season of ‘The Timeline’ Airs Wednesdays at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network
For the 2016 NFL season, NFL Films – the most honored filmmaker in sports – presents 25 documentaries that will air on NFL Network, highlighted by the anticipated returns of two Emmy-nominated series A Football Life and The Timeline.
The sixth season of the highly-acclaimed series A Football Life premieres Friday, September 16 at 9:00 PM ET with a profile of Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin. The second season of the successful series The Timeline airs Wednesdays at 8 :00 PM ET beginning September 14 with Last Day in LA, chronicling the last time football was played in Los Angeles in 1994. On Friday, September 9 at 8:00 PM ET, The Timeline airs at a special time with 9/11, which examines how the NFL reacted to the crisis of September 11, 2001.
Each episode of A Football Life and The Timeline – as well as all NFL Network programming – is streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile) and via Watch NFL Network on tablet (NFL Mobile and Watch NFL Network apps), PC (NFL.com/watch), Xbox One and Xbox 360(NFL on Xbox app) and other connected TV devices (NFL app on Apple TV and Playstation 4).
A Football Life
A Football Life airs Fridays at 9:00 PM ET on NFL Network throughout the 2016 NFL season with 13 new episodes. Produced by NFL Films, A Football Life continues to examine the iconic individuals and subjects that have had an undeniable and profound impact on the history of the National Football League, offering an inside look into their untold stories.
Among the subjects profiled this season on A Football Life in addition to Curtis Martin are:
Emmy-nominated actor from CBS’ The Good Wife, Josh Charles, returns as narrator of the series.
On Saturday, September 3, a special preview of the upcoming season of A Football Life will air on CBS at 8:00 PM ET with a profile of newly enshrined Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre.
Below is a broadcast schedule for the September and October episodes of A Football Life:
The expanded, 10-episode season of the ground-breaking series The Timeline airs Wednesdays at 8:00 PM ET on NFL Network throughout the 2016 NFL season with hour-long episodes chronicling seminal moments that formed the NFL’s storied past, shape the present and, in some cases, set the stage for the future.
On Friday, September 9 at 8:00 PM ET, The Timeline airs at a special time with 9/11, which examines how the NFL reacted to the crisis of September 11, 2001.
Among the subjects featured this season are on The Timeline:
On Sunday, August 28, The Timeline episode Peyton Manning’s Summer School airs on NBC at 7:00 PM ET prior to the preseason game between the Cincinnati Bengals and Jacksonville Jaguars, providing a preview of the upcoming season.
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ABOUT THE PAT TILLMAN FOUNDATION
In 2002, Pat Tillman proudly put his NFL career with the Arizona Cardinals on hold to serve his country. Family and friends established the Pat Tillman Foundation following Pat’s death in April 2004 while serving with the 75th Ranger Regiment in Afghanistan. Created to honor Pat’s legacy of leadership and service, the Pat Tillman Foundation invests in military veterans and their spouses through academic scholarships–building a diverse community of leaders committed to service to others. For more information on the Pat Tillman Foundation and the impact of the Tillman Scholars, visit www.PatTillmanFoundation.org.
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