MNF

ESPN History

Lights! Cameras! Action! Regular-Season MNF Returns To L.A. Coliseum

MNF returns to the L.A. Coliseum for a regular-season telecast for the first time in years tonight when the Chiefs…
Journalism Showcase

ESPN’s Shelley Smith is a teacher, a reporter and so much more

Versatile reporter Shelley Smith recently returned to ESPN after a two-month hiatus. Between covering the NFL and teaching at USC,…
Monday Night Football

Familiar Perspective: Beisner-Buck Profiles A Broncos Cheerleader

For Monday Night Countdown (6 p.m. ET, ESPN2), Michelle Beisner-Buck profiles a member of the Denver Broncos cheerleaders; the reporter…
Announcements

ESPN Executes Live Triple Play Today, Airing Both NL Tiebreakers, MNF

Today ESPN presents a unique tripleheader of live sports coverage: the two NL tiebreaker games and Monday Night Football.
Monday Night Football

Seems Like Old Times: Ex-Buc Booger McFarland Calls First MNF Game in Tampa

MNF field analyst Booger McFarland reflects on returning to Tampa, where he became an NFL star for the Buccaneers, Tony…
MNF

“It was like a custom-fitting for a suit. We asked him for his feedback about what he’d like changed”

Here's how ESPN designed the innovative camera cart - elevated above the field - that new MNF analyst Booger McFarland…
E:60

Salters and E:60 go in-depth with wrongly-imprisoned White Sox groundskeeper

E:60 (Sunday, 9 a.m. ET, ESPN) profiles a Chicago White Sox employee who spent 23 years in prison for crimes…
ESPN Images

“I started shouting and motioning across four lanes of traffic . . . to let them know I was there”

An ESPN Images photographer explains how he got great candid photos with the new MNF crew, on its way to…
Watch This

Gruden relishes upcoming “Ring Of Honor” induction in Tampa

MNF analyst Jon Gruden will be busier than usual Monday: The host Buccaneers will honor their former head coach at…
For the Fans

Tailgate like a “12” with Countdown tonight in Seattle

As it has in stops in Kansas City and Green Bay, ESPN's "Monday Night Countdown" (tonight, 6 p.m. ET) will…
Behind The Scenes

Before calling MNF tonight, McDonough reflects on upcoming HBO family profile

When ESPN's MNF visits Arizona - as it does tonight for Cowboys-Cardinals (8:15 p.m. ET), Sean McDonough enjoys a family…
Behind The Scenes

What goes into creating MNF’s “front-end” graphics?

Before you watch the Lions at Giants tonight (8:30, ESPN), learn how those segments featuring the NFL's stars are produced…
MNF

Sando replays reporting about Hasselbeck, now an ESPN colleague

NFL Insider Mike Sando has a long history with MNF colleague Matt Hasselbeck that began years ago in Seattle, where…
Behind The Scenes

NFL Nation’s Saints reporter produces oral history recalling milestone MNF game

ESPN NFL Nation writer Mike Triplett has produced an oral history of the New Orleans Saints' historic return to Superdome…
MNF

MNF producer’s ties to Katrina, 2006 Falcons-Saints game

In 2005, Corey Taylor's family lost their home to Hurricane Katrina. The next year, he was working at the Superdome…