Peyton And Eli Manning To Lead “Monday Night Football” Alternate Broadcast On ESPN

The agreement with the Manning brothers is for 10 games per season over the next three years; the broadcast will air on ESPN2

Former NFL quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Eli Manning will be part of an alternate broadcast of “Monday Night Football” over the next three seasons, ESPN announced Monday.

The “Monday Night Football MegaCast” will air on ESPN2 for 10 games each of the next three seasons, and will include current and past NFL players as well as celebrities joining the Mannings on the broadcast. A driver has not been designated for the broadcast.

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“Peyton and Eli will bring a different path, engaging in conversation about broader issues, while also focusing on the game, much the way they do when they watch the games with their family and friends.” Getty Images

“This partnership with ESPN and The Walt Disney Company reflects an ongoing and shared commitment to delivering fun and innovative content to fans,” Peyton Manning said in a statement. “ESPN + has been a great partner for Omaha Productions [ la productora de Manning] as we build on the ‘Places’ franchise, and we are excited to co-create a new ‘MegaCast’ format that will have something for every one. “

Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters and John Parry will remain on the traditional “Monday Night Football” broadcast for the second consecutive season in 2021.

ESPN will not stop offering its traditional broadcast of “Monday Night Football” with Steve Levy, Brian Griese, Louis Riddick, Lisa Salters and John Parry. Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The Mannings each won a pair of Super Bowls during their careers. Peyton, who retired in 2016, is due to be inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame later this week. Eli retired in 2019 after 16 seasons with the New York Giants.

“Offering multiple options to follow ‘Monday Night Football’ over the next three years continues our innovative efforts and provides additional value to our fans,” said Jimmy Pitaro, president of ESPN and Sports Content, in a statement. “Peyton and Eli will bring a different path, engaging in conversation about broader issues, while also focusing on the game, much the way they do when they watch the games with their family and friends.”

Peyton and Eli Manning will headline a Monday Night Football MegaCast on ESPN2 and ESPN + for three seasons through their new agreement. ESPN will produce it in conjunction with Peyton Manning’s Omaha Productions. It’s slated for 10 games each season, starting this year. pic.twitter.com/sYSdjzhn0I

– Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 19, 2021


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