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Travel Channel, NFL hit the road together

U.S. cable network Travel Channel has teamed up with NFL Films and Knoxville-based RIVR Media for a series documenting what it takes for an entire professional football team to travel from city to city during a regular season.
November 5, 2012

U.S. cable network Travel Channel has teamed up with NFL Films and Knoxville-based RIVR Media for a series documenting what it takes for an entire professional football team to travel from city to city during a regular season, in NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns.

Premiering on the Travel Channel on December 4 at 10 p.m. EST/PST,  the series promises unprecedented access to the team. Viewers will get to see the coordination necessary to move a 150-person squad 20,000 miles a season.

The series will also show the Cleveland Browns’ players and team management preparing in the weeks leading up to games against the New York Giants, Baltimore Ravens, Dallas Cowboys, Oakland Raiders, Denver Broncos and Pittsburgh Steelers.

“Working with the Emmy award-winning storytellers from NFL Films, NFL Road Tested: The Cleveland Browns will take viewers beyond the gridiron and inside the action that happens between games as the storied franchise attempts to return to football greatness,” said Travel Channel’s general manager Andy Singer.

For NFL Films, the executive producers are Pat Kelleher and Ross Ketover, while for RIVR Media, the executive producers are Rob Lundgren and Lori Stryer, and the supervising producer is J.W. Johnson. For Travel Channel, the executive producer is Brian Leonard.

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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