A new 30-minute NFL comedy show will air every Wednesday on Prime Video, featuring the actor, comedian, writer and saturday night live host of student Taran Killam.
The NFL Pile On presented by Carnival Cruise Line debuts Wednesday, September 14 at 7pm ET, the day before the Prime Video season kicks off Thursday night football game, when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs.
Weekly, The NFL builds up will showcase hilarious and unexpected moments from across the league, from players with microphones during pregame warmups to one-liners at postgame press conferences, everything from studio shows, social media and fashion blunders. With full access to the NFL Films content library, The NFL builds up will ensure that no epic fumble or comedic moment throughout the NFL campaign goes unnoticed.
“The NFL accumulates will give viewers an entertaining new look at all of the week’s NFL action,” said Marie Donoghue, vice president of Global Sports Video, Amazon. “Led by Taran Killam, we will bring fans closer to the fun in and around the game, so they can enjoy even more access to their favorite teams and players.”
With a variety of experience from favorite movies and TV shows, including Night School, How I Met Your Mother, SNL, Y MADtv, as well as a performance as King George III in the Broadway production of hamilton, host Taran Killam will be joined by comedian Sarah Tiana and guests from the worlds of pop culture, sports, comedy and social media.
“I am so excited and grateful to help launch a show about two things I love: football and comedy,” Killam said. “The fact that we’re supported by the NFL and Prime Video means we can bring exclusive, all-access content to Prime members and NFL fans alike…and also that I get everything. Boys spoilers I can handle.”
The show is produced in coordination with NFL Films and is directed by showrunner Chris Pizzi.
Thursday night football Timeline:
Pregame coverage begins at 7 pm EDT. Start time 8:15 p.m. EDT.
Week 2 – September 15: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO)
Week 3 – September 22: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH)
Week 4 – September 29: Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH)
Week 5 – October 6: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, CO)
Week 6 – October 13: Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears (Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)
Week 7 – October 20: New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)
Week 8 – October 27: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL)
Week 9 – November 3: Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans (NRG Stadium, Houston, TX)
Week 10 – November 10: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC)
Week 11 – November 17: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers (Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI)
Week 13 – December 1: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA)
Week 14 – December 8: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams (SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA)
Week 15 – December 15: San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks (Lumen Field, Seattle, WA)
Week 16 – December 22: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets (MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ)
Week 17 – December 29: Dallas Cowboys vs. Tennessee Titans (Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN)