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Amazon Launching NFL Comedy Recap Show Hosted by Taran Killam – Deadline


A latest 30-minute NFL comedy show will air every Wednesday on Prime Video, with actor, comedian, author, and Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam hosting.

The NFL Pile On Presented by Carnival Cruise Line debuts Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 PM ET, the day before Prime Video’s season-opener Thursday Night Football game, when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs.

Each week, The NFL Pile On will showcase funny and unexpected moments from across the league, from mic’d up players during pregame warmups to postgame press conference one-liners—every little thing from studio shows, social media, and fashion faux pas.  With full access to the NFL Movies library of content, The NFL Pile On will make sure that no epic fumble or comedic moment throughout the season-long NFL campaign goes unnoticed.

“The NFL Pile On will give viewers an entertaining, fresh tackle all of the week’s NFL motion,” said Marie Donoghue, vp of Global Sports Video, Amazon. “Led by Taran Killam, we are going to bring fans closer to the fun in and across the game, so that they can enjoy much more access to their favorite teams and players.”

Boasting a variety of experience in movie and tv favorites including Night School, How I Met Your Mother, SNL, and MADtv, in addition to a performance as King George III within the Broadway production of Hamilton, host Taran Killam will probably be joined by comedian Sarah Tiana and guests from the worlds of popular culture, sports, comedy, and social media,

“I’m so excited and grateful to assist launch a show about two things I really like: football and comedy,” said Killam. “The indisputable fact that we’re supported by the NFL and Prime Video means we are able to provide exclusive, all-access content to Prime members and NFL fans alike … and likewise that I get all The Boys spoilers I can handle.”

The show is produced in coordination with NFL Movies and lead by showrunner Chris Pizzi.

Thursday Night Football Schedule:

Pregame Coverage Begins at 7 p.m. EDT. Kickoff Time 8:15 p.m. EDT.

Week 2 – Sept. 15: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO)

Week 3 – Sept. 22: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH)

Week 4 – Sept. 29: Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH)

Week 5 – Oct. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, CO)

Week 6 – Oct. 13: Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears (Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)

Week 7 – Oct. 20: Recent Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)

Week 8 – Oct. 27: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL)

Week 9 – Nov. 3: Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans (NRG Stadium, Houston, TX)

Week 10 – Nov. 10: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC)

Week 11 – Nov. 17: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers (Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI)

Week 13 – Dec. 1: Buffalo Bills at Recent England Patriots (Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA)

Week 14 – Dec. 8: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams (SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA)

Week 15 – Dec. 15: San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (Lumen Field, Seattle, WA)

Week 16 – Dec. 22: Jacksonville Jaguars at Recent York Jets (MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ)

Week 17 – Dec. 29: Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans (Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN)


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