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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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