FOXSports.com on MSN Offers Special NFL on FOX Preview Webcast
FOXSports.com on MSN and FOX Sports announce that, for the first time ever, the network's annual preseason NFL summit will be Webcast live on FOXSports.com on MSN on Wednesday, August 15th from 10:00am – 3pm (ET). Live from News Corporation headquarters in New York, the annual meetings gather the entire NFL on FOX team, including on-air personalities, producers, network executives and assorted special guests.
The day-long preview serves as FOX Sports' official kick-off to the 2007 NFL season and will feature team-by-team analysis, executive presentations, videos and special guests from the NFL. The event, titled FOX NFL Preview Special, will offer die-hard NFL fans the ultimate insider experience, giving them a rare look at how an NFL broadcast partner brings together its entire production team to prepare for an upcoming season. The Webcast is free to users will be archived for viewing on demand.
While 2007 marks the first year that the preview has been broadcast in any form to the public, the FOX Sports preseason summit has been conducted each of the previous 13 years, and is designed to both prepare FOX Sports' entire staff for the upcoming season and serve as a open forum for executives to strategize one final time prior to Week One's highly anticipated match-ups. The attendees and presenters include some of FOX Sports' top executives and NFL broadcasters. FOX Sports chairman & CEO David Hill, FOX Sports president Ed Goren, Boradcasters Terry Bradshaw, Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Troy Aikman and Joe Buck are all scheduled to take part.
The NFL Preview Special will include:
- Roundtable Discussion with FOX's NFL Experts: Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Terry Bradshaw and Troy Aikman will provide a team-by-team breakdowns of the AFC and NFC, and dissect off-season additions and subtractions; rookies; new coaches and their systems; and how each move will impact teams and conferences.
- One-on-one interviews - hosted by FOX Sports' Chris Myers - featuring Jimmy, Howie, Terry, Troy and others.
- Terry Bradshaw's interviews with NFL stars in his best of "Ten Yards with TB".
- The best of FOX funnyman Frank Caliendo's impersonations.
- Former NFL star Jason Sehorn live in L.A. with his divisional previews and predictions.
- Fantasy football preview: fantasy guru Mike Harmon goes in-depth and serves up the Top 5 draft picks for each position, plus sleepers, slackers, and the Top 10 overall picks.
The live Webcast, produced by FOXSports.com, will also include pre-produced video segments, and portions of the broadcast will be replayed and archived on the site.
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