NFL Icons Premiere Date/Status
NFL Icons SEASON 2 Renewed On EPIX
About NFL Icons TV Series
Season Three will spotlight Pro Football Hall of Famers Jim Brown, Charles Woodson, Bill Cowher, and Mike Singletary.
Each episode of NFL Icons provides an in-depth and personal exploration of some of the biggest names in football history, showcasing not only their remarkable athleticism, but also the significant impact these icons had on the game and their communities. The docuseries, narrated by award-winning broadcaster Rich Eisen, will tell each legendary figure's story through a combination of interviews, highlights, mic'd-up sound, and never-before-seen footage. Executive producers of NFL Icons are Ross Ketover, Patrick Kelleher, Brian Rolapp, Keith Cossrow, Michael Wright, and Jill Burkhart. Ken Rodgers is the senior coordinating producer, and Paul Camarata is the series producer.
"NFL Icons, from the acclaimed and gifted storytellers at NFL Films, and narrated by the remarkable Rich Eisen, has become a fan favorite at MGM+," said Michael Wright, head of MGM+. "NFL Icons fits perfectly into MGM+'s growing stable of compelling and entertaining docuseries. It entertains and inspires, celebrating the careers of the most iconic competitors the league has produced, their unique personal journeys, and the incredible impact they have made on and off the gridiron."
Episode 301 - "NFL Icons: Jim Brown" - premieres October 21 at 10 p.m. EDT/PDT. The epic life of an American giant of athletics, acting, and activism, whose groundbreaking story winds from a childhood in rural Georgia, to a four-sport career at Syracuse University, to an NFL Championship-winning career with the Cleveland Browns. Brown was perhaps the league's greatest running back before he helped transform Hollywood and played a highly visible role in the Civil Rights Movement.
Episode 302 - "NFL Icons: Charles Woodson" - premieres October 28. Woodson, a Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packer, legendary Oakland Raider, Ohio Mr. Football, Pro Football Hall of Famer, and Heisman Trophy winner at the University of Michigan, recounts his singular journey across the football landscape. Woodson, who played 154 games as a Raider, and 100 as a Packer, is now with FOX Sports.
Episode 303 - "NFL Icons: Bill Cowher" - premieres November 4. A Pittsburgh native who rose to become the head coach of his cherished hometown team, and the youngest head coach in NFL history to lead his team to the Super Bowl, Cowher also led the Steelers on one of history's greatest playoff runs to capture their fifth Lombardi Trophy. He is currently a studio analyst for The NFL Today on CBS.
Episode 304 - "NFL Icons: Mike Singletary" - premieres November 11. The Hall of Fame middle linebacker and Super Bowl champion was the heart of arguably history's greatest and most-feared defense, the fearsome 1985 Chicago Bears. Singletary has coached at all levels of football, including stints with the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco 49ers.
First episode date: October 2, 2021
Show type: Docu-series, Sports
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