Houston to Start the Season With Dose of FOX Attitude
FOX NFL Sunday will broadcast Opening Weekend from Discovery Green
The NFL’s regular season will kickoff the same way the playoffs will end for the Fox Television Network, with their award-winning FOX NFL SUNDAY crew in Houston. FOX, the network that will broadcast Super Bowl LI is bringing their FOX NFL SUNDAY cast – Curt Menefee, Terry Bradshaw, Jimmy Johnson, Michael Strahan, Howie Long and Jay Glazer, to Houston on Sept. 11 for the first weekend of the NFL’s regular season. This will be the first time FOX NFL SUNDAY will broadcast from Houston.
Fox will broadcast their pregame, halftime and postgame shows from a set on Discovery Green in Downtown Houston. The public is encouraged to come and join them for this free event as they celebrate the first weekend of the NFL season. The pregame show begins at 11 a.m.
The set will be located in Discovery Green Park, the same place FOX will have a set next February when Super Bowl LI will be played. Discovery Green will also be the location of Super Bowl LIVE, the 10-day fan festival before Super Bowl LI, will be located. Strahan, who graduated from Westbury High School in Houston and attended Texas Southern University, will get a special treat when the TSU band, the Ocean of Soul, will be at Discovery Green and will perform.
The Houston Super Bowl Host Committee be at Discovery Green as well with exhibits and games from its Touchdown Tour to entertain fans as well.