ADRIAN PETERSON AND THE MINNESOTA VIKINGS TRAVEL TO SAN FRANCISCO TO TAKE ON COLIN KAEPERNICK AND THE 49ERS ON "SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL"
Coverage Begins at 8 p.m. ET
NBC Sports Live Extra to Live Stream Vikings-49ers on NBCSports.com
NEW YORK - August 22, 2013 - Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings travel to Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Calif., to take on Colin Kaepernick and the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers, in a Sunday Night Football preseason matchup. Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
Calling Vikings-49ers is seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels (play-by-play), in his 28th season as the voice of the NFL's premier primetime package; 14-time Emmy Award-winner Cris Collinsworth, who has won the Emmy for Outstanding Event Analyst in each of his four seasons in the Sunday Night Football booth; and Emmy Award-winning sideline reporter Michele Tafoya.
In addition to the Sunday Night Football broadcast on NBC, NBC Sports Group's NFL coverage also includes digital content and social media extensions that are available online.
NBC SPORTS LIVE EXTRA
For the sixth consecutive season, the entire Sunday Night Football schedule will be streamed live online. NBC Sports Live Extra, NBC Sports Group's live streaming product for desktops, mobile devices, and tablets, will stream all SNF games televised on NBC.
The video stream will come directly from NBC's broadcast of SNF, and will include additional camera angles and interactive features.
NBC Sports Live Extra employs a full HD-quality player, which includes a draggable picture-in-picture feature for any of the online-only cameras, plus full DVR functionality allowing the user to pause, scroll back-and-forth, and review plays in slo-motion.
For desktops, NBC Sports Live Extra can be accessed at NBCSports.com/liveextra. The NBC Sports Live Extra app for mobile devices and tablets is available at the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, and on select Android handset and tablet devices within Google Play.
SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SOCIAL MEDIA
SNF ON FACEBOOK: Facebook.com/SNFonNBC - The Sunday Night Football Facebook page provides links, photos and videos exclusive to behind-the-scenes at SNF every week. The page aggregates all SNF-related content found within the NBC Sports digital network, including NBCSports.com, SNF Extra, ProFootballTalk.com, and Rotoworld.com.
SNF ON TWITTER: twitter.com/SNFonNBC - For the second year in a row, Michele Tafoya will be sharing live video tweets from @SNFonNBC on the sideline exclusively for the SNF social media platforms, providing fans extended real-time content from Michele's unique sideline perspective. Using tweets, twitpics and twitvids @SNFonNBC provides unique content with SNF talent, production crew and NFL players.
SNF ON INSTAGRAM: Going into its third season, Sunday Night Football gives the SNF fan a look at photos through the filters of Instagram. Fans get a look inside the production trucks, the locker rooms, on the field and around the city. Fans also have the opportunity to submit photos through Instagram using #SNF that will automatically be curated into a special Instagram tab on the Sunday Night Football Facebook page.
AL MICHAELS HONORED BY PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME AND SPORTS BROADCASTING HALL OF FAME
Seven-time Emmy Award-winner Al Michaels was honored by the Pro Football Hall of Fame on August 2, with the prestigious Pete Rozelle Radio & Television Award. Presented annually by the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the award recognizes long-time exceptional contributions to radio and television in professional football.
Michaels received the award during the annual Enshrines Gold Jacket Dinner in Canton, Ohio.
The Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame recently recognized Michaels for his "excellence and lifetime achievement", and announced that he will be a member of their 2013 Hall of Fame Class. Michaels will be inducted during a ceremony in New York in December.
For a full bio on Michaels, click here: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com/bio/al-michaels-2/
10.1 MILLION WATCH HALL OF FAME GAME ON NBC
The August 4 Cowboys-Dolphins NFL/Hall of Fame Game averaged 10.1 million viewers, leading NBC to a primetime victory for the night, according to official national ratings released by The Nielsen Company.
In addition, NBC's telecast of the first game of the NFL preseason scored the highest rating in the Adults 18-49 demo (3.8) for any primetime telecast on any night on ABC, CBS, NBC or Fox since Game 7 of the NBA Finals on June 20 (10.6). The Hall of Fame Game telecast was also No. 1 for the week in Adults 18-34, Adults 25-54 and all key Adult-Male demos.
The 10.1 million viewers for Cowboys -Dolphins is the most for an NFL preseason game in two years, since Chargers-Cowboys on NBC (10.7 million, August 21, 2011).
2013 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL
NBC will broadcast 19 primetime NFL games during the 2013 season, highlighted by: Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos hosting the Super Bowl Champion Baltimore Ravens on NFL Kickoff 2013 on Thursday, September 5; a classic NFC East rivalry as the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants in the opening Sunday Night Football game on September 8; Manning returning home to Indianapolis to take on Andrew Luck and the Colts; and NBC's annual Thanksgiving night game, featuring the heated AFC North rivalry Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Baltimore Ravens.
2013 SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
Thurs. Sept. 5 NFL Kickoff Baltimore Ravens at Denver Broncos
Sun. Sept. 8 Week 1 New York Giants at Dallas Cowboys
Sun. Sept. 15 Week 2 San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks
Sun. Sept. 22 Week 3 Chicago Bears at Pittsburgh Steelers
Sun. Sept. 29 Week 4 New England Patriots at Atlanta Falcons
Sun. Oct. 6 Week 5 Houston Texans at San Francisco 49ers
Sun. Oct. 13 Week 6 Washington Redskins at Dallas Cowboys
Sun. Oct. 20 Week 7 Denver Broncos at Indianapolis Colts
Sun. Oct. 27 Week 8 Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings
Sun. Nov. 3 Week 9 Indianapolis Colts at Houston Texans
Sun. Nov. 10 Week 10 Dallas Cowboys at New Orleans Saints
*Sun. Nov. 17 Week 11 Green Bay Packers at New York Giants
*Sun. Nov. 24 Week 12 Denver Broncos at New England Patriots
**Thurs. Nov. 28 Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers at Baltimore Ravens
*Sun. Dec. 1 Week 13 New York Giants at Washington Redskins
*Sun. Dec. 8 Week 14 Atlanta Falcons at Green Bay Packers
*Sun. Dec. 15 Week 15 Cincinnati Bengals at Pittsburgh Steelers
*Sun. Dec. 22 Week 16 New England Patriots at Baltimore Ravens
*Sun. Dec. 29 Week 17 TBA
**Thanksgiving Night Game