FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY on CBSSports.com To Premiere on September 7
New live show on Sunday mornings will help fantasy fanatics get all the latest information and make the tough decisions
Show will feature segments from THE NFL TODAY as well as reports from CBS Sports NFL analysts in stadiums across the NFL
FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, August 19, 2008 - CBSSports.com today announced the creation of an all-new and groundbreaking original video production for the 2008 football season. FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY, a completely live 90-minute studio produced show, will make its premiere on the site September 7 and will be streamed live on the Internet each and every Sunday morning of the regular season from 11 AM - 12:30 PM ET on CBSSports.com.
Hosted by Jason Horowitz, the face of much of the original video on CBSSports.com, FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY will feature guests and experts, including segments with the cast of THE NFL TODAY on CBS Sports as well as reports from CBS Sports NFL analysts in stadiums across the league, giving fantasy players around the world access the latest breaking NFL news and information. Horowitz, along with CBSSports.com Fantasy Football Senior Writers Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard, will respond to e-mails from viewers needing expert advice to guide their fantasy football team, regardless of what fantasy sports provider they use.
FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY will also be distributed on demand via the CBS Audience Network and its over 300 partners, which include YouTube, AOL, MSN, Veoh, TV.com, Bebo, Joost, Fancast and Adobe, among others.
"CBSSports.com has been a pioneer in the live sports video space for years with the huge success of productions such as March Madness on Demand and Amen Corner Live," said Jason Kint, Senior Vice President and General Manager, CBSSports.com."We understand the importance of live games and information and we're thrilled to again be breaking new ground with FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY, the first live NFL themed production to be fully integrated with a network studio show and feature live interviews with talent from stadiums across the country. We expect FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY to quickly become the premiere destination for fantasy players on Sunday mornings."
While FANTASY FOOTBALL TODAY headlines the fall lineup of original video on CBSSports.com, there are shows produced each and every day of the football season geared to keep fantasy football fans informed, engaged and up to date with all the latest news, rumors and analysis. Hosted by Horowitz along with new video host Lauren Shehadi, CBSSports.com will produce seven original video shows starting Week 1 of the NFL regular season.
Weekly Original Video Schedule on CBSSports.com for the 2008 Football Season
Gillette Phenomenal Players: Jason Horowitz checks in on Monday morning to review the top fantasy football performances from across the NFL.
Monday Fantasy Huddle: Lauren Shehadi and Fantasy Football Senior Writers Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard look back at the Sunday that was in fantasy football.
Who's Hot Who's Not: Horowitz is joined by CBSSports.com fantasy experts to give viewers insight on who were the very best and worst fantasy football players last week and will be next week.
Move Makers: Who are the hottest free agent pickups? Who's on the trade block? Horowitz beaks it all down in Move Makers.
Start 'em and Sit em': Shehadi is joined by CBSSports.com fantasy experts to give viewers the favorable matchups to take advantage of and the tough ones to avoid in the upcoming week.
Power Projections: Shehadi and CBSSports.com fantasy experts take a look at specific numbers fantasy owners should expect from their players during the upcoming NFL week.
Fantasy Football Today
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