The NFL’s first kid-centric broadcast confirmed that the NFL does not must be so severe.
NEW ORLEANS — Wish to watch the NFL playoffs, however you are caught inside together with your children, who would somewhat be watching Spongebob? Nickelodeon and CBS are right here to assist.
Nickelodeon aired its first ever NFL recreation this Sunday, letting solid members from “All That” do commentary and spray (digital) slime everywhere in the finish zone each time a participant scored.
The primary-of-its-kind NFL broadcast aimed toward kids took time to elucidate a number of the recreation’s extra sophisticated guidelines to children, whereas additionally including some visible aptitude that the massive networks in all probability want they’d considered first.
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To high all of it off, Saints head coach Sean Payton acquired “slimed” on Nickelodeon to rejoice the Saints 21-9 win over the Chicago Bears.
CBS and Nickelodeon are underneath the identical umbrella after final yr’s ViacomCBS merger. CBS is about to broadcast this yr’s Tremendous Bowl.
Noah Eagle, the radio voice of the Los Angeles Clippers, referred to as the sport together with analyst Nate Burleson from “NFL Immediately and Nickelodeon’s Gabrielle Nevaeh Inexperienced from “All That.” Lex Lumpkin, one other “All That” solid member, labored as a sideline reporter.
Sunday’s recreation is the one NFL broadcast deliberate for Nickelodeon proper now, but when the sport pulled in good scores and will get a youthful era fascinated by professional soccer, CBS Sports activities and Nickelodeon will possible convey the broadcasts again.
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