MATTHEW BERRY JOINS NBC SPORTS, DEBUT TONIGHT ON AMERICA’S FOOTBALL NIGHT SPECIAL AT 7 PM ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

MATTHEW BERRY JOINS NBC SPORTS, DEBUT TONIGHT ON AMERICA’S FOOTBALL NIGHT SPECIAL AT 7 PM ET ON NBC AND PEACOCK

Berry to join Football night in America

Berry will host daily and weekly shows highlighting fantasy football and sports betting content across Peacock, NBC and NBC Sports digital platforms.

Berry’s first columns and videos for NBC Sports are available now on NBCSports.com and Rotoworld on NBCSportsEdge.com – click here to view Berry’s 100 facts i 2022 fantasy rankings

CANTON, OhioAugust 4, 2022Matthew Berryrenowned fantasy football commentator and industry pioneer, has agreed to a multi-year deal to join NBC Sports as an analyst to bring his unique expertise to the Peacock, NBC and NBC Sports digital platforms, has announced today

Berry will join Football night in Americathe most-watched studio show in sports, ahead of primetime television’s #1 show Sunday night football each week during the NFL season on NBC and Peacock. It will also appear in Sunday night football finalthe Peacock’s exclusive NFL postgame show.

As fantasy football enters a critical stretch with training camps open, preseason games beginning and drafts coming up, Berry will make his debut tonight Football night in America special at 7 pm ET on NBC and Peacockleading up to the 2022 Hall of Fame Game. Berry will join the rest FNIA team in Canton, Ohio.

Berry will bring his football expertise to viewers during the NFL season with a weekly fantasy football program and matchday sports betting every Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET on Peacock and NBC Sports digital platforms.

On weekdays during the NFL season, Berry will create one daily show at Peacock, covering fantasy football and sports betting highlights. The hour-long show will also be available live via NBC Sports Audio on SiriusXM Radio and as an NBC Sports Audio podcast on all major podcast platforms. While at ESPN, Berry’s Fantasy focus was the #1 multi-platform fantasy football show in the industry. In addition, Berry will create content for the NFL on NBC’s YouTube page and NBC Sports Digital.

“We welcome Matthew to the team and are excited to bring to our coverage the compelling, industry-shaping commentary that has made him the face of fantasy football for millions of fans,” he said. to say. Sam FloodNBC Sports Production executive producer and president.

“This is really a full-circle moment for me,” said Berry, who served as a fantasy football expert on NBC Sports’ Rotoworld from 1999 to 2004. “I started my career at Rotoworld, spent a lot of years and not many people are lucky enough to have the opportunity to return home. I’ve spent my whole life talking fantasy football to anyone who will listen. So when I was offered the opportunity to join the highest rated scholarship program in all of sports, I couldn’t say yes fast enough. Please remind me of this quote the next time I realize that millions of people have just seen me get a prediction wrong. In the meantime, please know that I am incredibly honored and humbled by the opportunity to not only join the FNIA family, but also to help build something special at Peacock.”

Berry’s popular Love/Hate article, weekly fantasy football rankings and additional articles will be hosted on NBC Sports digital properties. Berry’s first columns and videos for NBC Sports are now available on NBCSports.com and Rotoworld on NBCSportsEdge.com:

Berry will also appear on NBC Sports Predictor, NBC Sports’ highly rated free sports game app.

In addition, Berry will provide analysis and content on NBC’s top sporting events outside of football, including the Kentucky Derby, Indy 500 and more.

Berry is widely recognized as a pioneer in the fantasy industry and was inducted into the Fantasy Sports and Gaming Association Hall of Fame in 2012. While at ESPN, he appeared on various platforms including television, radio and digital media and provided written content. He has more than two million social followers. He wrote the New York Times best-selling book “Fantasy Life” in 2013 and won an Emmy for his work on ESPN2. Fantasy Football Now. With a constant focus on innovating the fantasy sports experience for fans, Berry also created and will continue to be involved with the top-rated Fantasy Life app and newsletter.

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