First Ever Black Friday Game Features Twin Brothers Jason and Devin McCourty in the Broadcast Booth with Ian Eagle
NEW YORK, Nov. 22, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CUMULUS MEDIA’s (NASDAQ: CMLS) Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., will present exclusive national audio play-by-play coverage of six NFL games over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, including Thanksgiving Day, Black Friday, Sunday night, and Monday night.
THANKSGIVING DAY, Thursday, November 23, will feature a tripleheader beginning at 12 p.m. ET when the Green Bay Packers visit the Detroit Lions. Game two will feature the Washington Commanders against the Dallas Cowboys at 4:15 p.m. ET. The day will close when the San Francisco 49ers play the Seattle Seahawks beginning at 8 p.m. ET.
On Friday, November 24, Westwood One will broadcast the NFL’s first-ever BLACK FRIDAY game at 2:30 p.m. ET as the Miami Dolphins meet the New York Jets. Ian Eagle (play-by-play) and recently retired defensive backs and twin brothers Jason McCourty and Devin McCourty (analysts) will call the game for the network. This will be just the second time that twin brothers will have shared a three-man booth for a national NFL broadcast. (Ronde and Tiki Barber made history as the first twins to call a game together, in 2019 for FOX Sports.)
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL will feature the Baltimore Ravens taking on the LA Chargers, on November 26, with coverage beginning at 7:30 p.m. ET.
Week 12 of the NFL season concludes with MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL at 7:30 p.m. on November 27 when the Chicago Bears meet the Minnesota Vikings.
WESTWOOD ONE’S THANKSGIVING WEEKEND SCHEDULE:
Thursday, November 23
12 p.m. ET: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions
Announcers: JP Shadrick and Derek Rackley
4:15 p.m. ET: Washington Commanders vs. Dallas Cowboys
Announcers: John Sadak and Mike Mayock
8 p.m. ET: San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks
Announcers: Ryan Radtke and James Lofton
Friday, November 24
2:30 p.m. ET: Miami Dolphins vs. New York Jets
Announcers: Ian Eagle, Jason McCourty, and Devin McCourty
Sunday, November 26
8:20 p.m. ET Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Chargers
Announcers: Ryan Radtke and Kurt Warner
Monday, November 27
7:30 p.m. ET: Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings
Announcers: Kevin Harlan and Kurt Warner
Where to Listen
Millions of passionate listeners and football fans will be able to hear Westwood One Sports’ NFL broadcasts this season on approximately 500 terrestrial radio stations nationwide, streamed on westwoodonesports.com and affiliated stations’ primary digital platforms outside of the Club’s immediate 100-mile proximity, and via the NFL App. Coverage will also be available on SiriusXM and NFL+.
For more information on Westwood One Sports’ NFL programming, contact Ryan Maguire at [email protected] or (212) 824-2994.
About Westwood One Sports
Westwood One Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts in audio. In addition to being the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987 – featuring regular and post-season NFL football, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl – its other extensive properties include NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA® Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four®; The Masters; NCAA Football; and other marquee sports events. Westwood One also distributes and represents CBS Sports Radio. On social media, join the Westwood One Sports community on Facebook and Instagram at @westwoodonesports and on Twitter at @westwood1sports. For more information, visit www.westwoodonesports.com.
About Cumulus Media
Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) is an audio-first media company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. Cumulus Media engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 403 owned-and-operated radio stations across 85 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 9,400 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through the Cumulus Podcast Network, its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. Cumulus Media provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. Cumulus Media is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
Contact: Karen Glover | Westwood One | [email protected]