Hank Jr. & Faith Hill Get Ready For Some Football
July 28, 2008 at 12:10 PM (PT)
The ASSOCIATED PRESS is reporting that HANK WILLIAMS JR. will sing the opening theme for MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL this year, as he has done every year since 1989. ESPN spokesman BILL HOFHEIMER says the theme song will once again be based on HANK's hit "All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight."
WILLIAMS is currently in NASHVILLE recording the tracks and will shoot a video next month in LOS ANGELES. Catch the debut of this year's new "Rowdy" tune when MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL kicks off its 39th season SEPTEMBER 8th with a double-header. The MINNESOTA VIKINGS will take on the GREEN BAY PACKERS, followed by a game between the DENVER BRONCOS and the OAKLAND RAIDERS. Kickoff is at 7p (ET) on ESPN-TV.
In other NFL news, WARNER BROS./NASHVILLE artist FAITH HILL has been asked by NBC-TV to perform the opening theme song, "Waiting All Day For SUNDAY Night," for SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL for the second year in a row. The song is set to the tune of JOAN JETT's "I Hate Myself For Loving You" and will debut on SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th during NBC's first regular season SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL broadcast, featuring the INDIANAPOLIS COLTS hosting the CHICAGO BEARS at 8:15p (ET). The song will air each week throughout the NFL season on NBC. Fans can preview the making of the NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL 2008 opener at www.nbcsports.com and www.faithhill.com beginning AUGUST 3rd.
In addition, HILL will also be a part of an ongoing promotional campaign that features NFL players preparing pre-game snacks for FAITH and her friends. The ad campaign will premiere during the PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME GAME when the INDIANAPOLIS COLTS take on the WASHINGTON REDSKINS on SUNDAY, AUGUST 3rd at 8p (ET) on NBC. The spots will continue to air throughout NBC's coverage of the OLYMPICS AUGUST 8th-25th.
For more FAITH news, visit www.faithhill.com.