Amazon Launches NFL Comedy Recap Show Hosted by Taran Killam – Deadline

Amazon Launches NFL Comedy Recap Show Hosted by Taran Killam – Deadline

A new 30-minute NFL comedy show will air every Wednesday on Prime Video, with actor, comedian, writer, and Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam hosting.

The NFL Pile On Presented by Carnival Cruise Line debut Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 PM ET, the day before Prime Video’s season-opener Thursday Night Football game, when the Los Angeles Chargers visit the Kansas City Chiefs.

Every week, The NFL Pile On will showcase funny and unexpected moments from across the league, from mic’d up players during pregame warmups to postgame press conference one-liners—everything from studio shows, social media, and fashion faux pas. With full access to the NFL Films library of content, The NFL Pile On will ensure that no epic fumble or comedic moment throughout the season-long NFL campaign goes unnoticed.

“The NFL Pile On will give viewers an entertaining, fresh take on all 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.”

Boasting a range of experience in film and television favorites including Night School, How I Met Your Mother, SNL, duck MADtv, as well as a performance as King George III in the Broadway production of Hamilton, autumn 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,” said Killam. “The fact that we are supported by the NFL and Prime Video means we can provide exclusive, all-access content to Prime members and NFL fans alike … and also that I get all The Boys spoilers I can act.”

The show is produced in coordination with NFL Films and led by showrunner Chris Pizzi.

Thursday Night Football Schedule:

Pregame Coverage Begins at 7 pm EDT. Kickoff Time 8:15 p.m. EDT.

Week 2 – Sept. 15: Los Angeles Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs (GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, MO)

Week 3 – Sept. 22: Pittsburgh Steelers at Cleveland Browns (FirstEnergy Stadium, Cleveland, OH)

Week 4 – Sept. 29: Miami Dolphins at Cincinnati Bengals (Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH)

Week 5 – Oct. 6: Indianapolis Colts at Denver Broncos (Empower Field at Mile High, Denver, CO)

Week 6 – Oct. 13: Washington Commanders at Chicago Bears (Soldier Field, Chicago, IL)

Week 7 – Oct. 20: New Orleans Saints at Arizona Cardinals (State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)

Week 8 – Oct. 27: Baltimore Ravens at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (Raymond James Stadium, Tampa, FL)

Week 9 – Nov. 3: Philadelphia Eagles at Houston Texans (NRG Stadium, Houston, TX)

Week 10 – Nov. 10: Atlanta Falcons at Carolina Panthers (Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, NC)

Week 11 – Nov. 17: Tennessee Titans at Green Bay Packers (Lambeau Field, Green Bay, WI)

Week 13 – Dec. 1: Buffalo Bills at New England Patriots (Gillette Stadium, Foxborough, MA)

Week 14 – Dec. 8: Las Vegas Raiders at Los Angeles Rams (SoFi Stadium, Inglewood, CA)

Week 15 – Dec. 15: San Francisco 49ers at Seattle Seahawks (Lumen Field, Seattle, WA)

Week 16 – Dec. 22: Jacksonville Jaguars at New York Jets (MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ)

Week 17 – Dec. 29: Dallas Cowboys at Tennessee Titans (Nissan Stadium, Nashville, TN)

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