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, featuring actor, comedian, writer and Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam hosting.

The NFL Pile On presented by Carnival Cruise Line debuts Wednesday, September 14 at 7 p.m. 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 stacks up will feature fun and unexpected moments from across the league, from players on the mic during pre-game warm-ups to post-game press conference one-liners – everything from studio broadcasts, social media and fashion faux pas. With full access to the NFL Films content library, The NFL stacks up will ensure that no epic fumble or comedic moment throughout the season-long NFL campaign goes unnoticed.

“The NFL is piling up will give viewers an entertaining and fresh take on all of the week’s NFL action,” said Marie Donoghue, VP of Global Sports Video, Amazon. “Led by Taran Killam, we’ll bring fans closer to the fun in and around the game, so they can enjoy even greater access to their favorite teams and players.”

Boasting a range of experiences in favorite movies and TV, including Night School, How I Met Your Mother, SNL, and 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’m so excited and grateful to help launch a show about two things I love: football and comedy,” Killam said. “The fact that we are backed by the NFL and Prime Video means that we can provide exclusive and accessible content to all Prime members and NFL fans… and also that I get everything The boys spoilers that I can handle.

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

Thursday night football Program:

Pregame coverage begins at 7 p.m. EDT. Kick-off time 8:15 p.m. EDT.

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

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

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

Week 5 – 6 October: Indianapolis Colts vs. 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 vs. Arizona Cardinals (State Farm Stadium, Glendale, AZ)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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