NFL Has Plans to Expand ‘Good Morning Football’

“Good Morning Football” is going for extra yards.

The NFL, which has aired the A.M. program since 2016 on its own NFL Network, plans to create a new two-hour “extension series” that will be carried by multiple partners in syndication. Sony Pictures Television will distribute the program, which will have a new title. Meanwhile, the original “Good Morning Football” will go on hiatus for the summer starting March 29 and will relaunch by preseason.

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“Good Morning Football” was the first New York based program to run on NFL Network and replaced the Los Angeles studio program “NFL AM.” The current program will soon originate from a new complex in Inglewood, Calif., where the league will have access to five different soundstages and a podcast studio for its various media produtions.

Michael Davies, the production impresario who has overseen a bevy of new formats including so-called “after-shows” for properties such as “The Walking Dead,” will executive produce both “Good Morning Football” and its new sibling.

The moves take place as speculation has swirled over whether the league might seek to merge its media properties with those of a more traditional outlet, such as Disney’s ESPN.

The football league has been impressed by viewership trends for “Good Morning Football” in the most recent year. The show’s overall audience across multiple platforms was up 16% in 2023 compared to the prior year.

“Good Morning Football” is hosted by Kyle Brandt, Jamie Erdahl, Jason McCourty and Peter Schrager on weekdays, and by Colleen Wolfe on weekends.

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