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NBC10, THE OFFICIAL TELEVISION STATION OF THE PHILADELPHIA EAGLES, KICKS OFF NFL PLAYOFFS WITH SPECIAL EAGLES PROGRAMMING AND FAN ACTIVITIES ALL WEEKEND LONG

NBC10 will air several shows highlighting the Eagles’ road to victory this season leading up to Sunday’s NFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Chicago Bears on NBC

PHILADELPHIA (January 2, 2019) – NBC10 / WCAU today announced it will air special playoff programming this weekend as the Eagles prepare to face the Bears in the NFC Wild Card game on Sunday, January 6. NBC10 is the Philadelphia Eagles’ official television partner and home for Eagles programming throughout the 2017-2018 regular season. Beginning Saturday, January 5, NBC10 will deliver special programming featuring exclusive interviews with the team’s head coach and players as part of its NFL Playoff coverage.

“NBC10 is proud to serve as the official station of the reigning SuperBowl champions, the Philadelphia Eagles,” said Ric Harris, President and General Manager of NBC10 and Telemundo62. “As the Birds prepare to face the Bears in Chicago on Sunday, we’ll be there to provide Eagles fans with game highlights, exclusive interviews and unparalleled coverage of the team that can only be seen on NBC10.”

In addition to the broadcast coverage, NBC10 will join Eagles fans onsite at Xfinity Live in South Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon with giveaways and a “VIP Viewing Experience” sweepstakes promotion. NBC10 will also bring back its popular “Eagles Fight Song Challenge” encouraging fans to create their own rendition of the team’s song on social media.

NBC10 will air the following programs:

Saturday, January 5, 2019

  • Inside the Eagles (7PM) – Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro goes inside the locker room and shows us how the team revived their season with five wins and a strong push to the playoffs.
  • Eagles Road to Victory (7:30PM) – NBC10’s Keith Jones and NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark host this live news special from Chicago where they will have exclusive player interviews as the team arrives in the Windy City; the program will also feature an exclusive conversation with Eagles rookie safety Avonte Maddox and a feature on Chicago Bears head coach Matt Nagy and his special connection to Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson and his ties to Lancaster County.

Sunday, January 6, 2019

  • Eagles Game Plan (1PM) – Hosted by NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark, Mike Quick and Ike Reese, the program features Eagles coaches in-studio with a game day analysis and video breakdown of the Eagles-Bears unlike any other.
  • Eagles Gameday Kickoff (1:30PM) – NBC10’s Keith Jones and NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark are live inside Soldier Field. The show features live reports with Eagles fans outside the stadium and an exclusive player interview hosted by Mike Quick.
  • NBC10 News: Sunday Night Special (2PM) – This two-hour, live news special features NBC Sports Philadelphia’s John Clark, NBC10’s Keith Jones and Brittney Shipp in Chicago while NBC10 reporters Aaron Baskerville and Steven Fisher report live on Eagles fans outside the stadium. The program also features exclusive interviews with Eagles captain Malcolm Jenkins, and a look back at the infamous “Fog Bowl” when the Eagles faced the Bears in the 1988 playoff game at Soldier Field.
  • Football Night in America (4PM) – NBC network’s pre-game show
  • NFL Wild Card Playoff Game (4:30PM) – Philadelphia Eagles at Chicago Bears
  • Eagles Gameday Final (11:30PM) – Airing Sunday night following NBC10 News at 11PM, the program will be hosted by John Clark, and feature full gameday highlights, locker room interviews, reports by weekly correspondent Malcolm Jenkins and the only one-on-one, post-game local television interview with Eagles Head Coach Doug Pederson.
  • Inside the Eagles (12:05AM) – Eagles Insider Dave Spadaro goes inside the locker room and shows us how the team revived their season with five wins and a strong push to the playoffs.

About NBC10 Philadelphia / WCAU

Owned by NBCUniversal, NBC10 Philadelphia has been delivering local news, information and weather for more than 60 years, serving nearly six million viewers throughout Greater Philadelphia, the Lehigh Valley, South Jersey and Delaware. Viewers turn to NBC10 for the most up-to-date breaking news and weather on a variety of platforms, including online at nbc10.com and via mobile and social platforms. COZI TV, the station’s multicast network, offers a full schedule of America’s most beloved and iconic television series and hit movies as well as local programming. COZI TV can be seen on Comcast channel 248, Verizon channel 460, RCN channel 28 and over-the-air on digital 10.2.

About Telemundo62 Philadelphia / WWSI

Owned by NBCUniversal, Telemundo62 / WWSI is NBC’s Owned Television Stations local station serving Spanish-speaking viewers throughout the Greater Philadelphia area, including 18 counties across Pennsylvania, South Jersey and Delaware. Telemundo62 viewers start their mornings with Primera Edicion, an hour-long, local Spanish-language newscast airing weekdays at 6 a.m. and continue to receive the latest in local news and weather information during Al Mediodía, a 30 minute newscast airing weekdays at 12 p.m. Noticiero Telemundo62 is a locally produced, live Spanish-language newscast, airing weekdays at 5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Viewers turn to Noticiero Telemundo62 for local news, weather, sports and community coverage on-air and on the Telemundo62 app. For more information, visit Telemundo62.com

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