STEVE HARVEY TO HOST NFL HONORS

NFL Communications

STEVE HARVEY TO HOST NFL HONORS

2018 Regular English

Annual Awards Show, Airing on CBS, to Take Place at the FOX Theatre

in Atlanta on the Eve of Super Bowl LIII

Emmy® Award-winning personality, producer and talk show host STEVE HARVEY will take the stage as host of NFL HONORS on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the FOX Theatre in Atlanta. The two-hour primetime awards special recognizing the NFL's best players, performances and plays from the 2018 season will air nationally at 9 PM ET/PT on CBS.

Steve Harvey is a TV personality, producer, talk show host, motivational speaker and author who also currently hosts several popular TV shows: Emmy-award winning daytime talk show "Steve" and breakout hit "Little Big Shots"; game show "Family Feud," which has achieved the highest ratings in the franchise's history since Harvey began to host; and "Celebrity Family Feud". He also hosts the top-rated and nationally syndicated radio show, "The Steve Harvey Morning Show". Additionally, he has hosted the MISS UNIVERSE® contests since 2015.

Harvey began his career doing stand-up comedy in the mid-1980s. His success as a comedian eventually led to a long stint as host of "It's Showtime at the Apollo," as well as various acting, hosting, writing and producing roles. His entertainment credits include the extremely popular "Kings of Comedy" and "Think Like a Man".  In addition, Harvey is a New York Times No. 1 best-selling author and motivational speaker.  Harvey's business imprint, Steve Harvey Global, also successfully produces broadcast television projects, events/festivals and digital content.  Harvey's philanthropic efforts, which include mentoring camps for boys and girls, are achieved through the Steve and Marjorie Harvey Foundation.  For more about Harvey, visit www.steveharvey.com.

NFL Honors, which debuted in Indianapolis in 2012, is an annual event hosted from the Super Bowl city the evening before the AFC and NFC champions meet. Harvey joins ALEC BALDWIN, KEEGAN-MICHAEL KEY, SETH MEYERS, CONAN O'BRIEN and ROB RIGGLE on the list of award-winning celebrities to host the NFL's awards show.

Music for the show will once again be performed by vocalist-instrumentalist SPENCER LUDWIG.

The show includes the announcement of THE ASSOCIATED PRESS' annual accolades and the newest PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME class. Preceding CBS's telecast, NFL Network will air "Super Bowl Saturday Night" at 8 PM ET covering all the sights and sounds from the Red Carpet at NFL Honors.

The full list of awards that will be presented is:

AP Most Valuable Player presented by Pizza HutWalter Payton NFL Man of the Year presented by Nationwide
AP Coach of the Year AP Comeback Player of the Year presented by Castrol
AP Offensive Player of the Year presented by Microsoft AP Defensive Player of the Year
AP Offensive Rookie of the Year AP Defensive Rookie of the Year presented by Old Spice

Bridgestone Clutch Performance Play of the Year

 

FedEx Air & Ground Players of the Year
USAA Salute To Service Award Courtyard's Unstoppable Performance of the Year Award
Deacon Jones Award Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
Built Ford Tough Offensive Line of the YearMoment of the Year
Game Changer AwardTouchdown Celebration of the Year

 

NFL Honors is an NFL Network production in association with Rock Garden Media. For more information about NFL Honors, fans may visit http://www.nfl.com/honors and follow the #NFLHonors conversation on Twitter.

To cover NFL Honors, a separate credential is required in addition to a Week of Game credential.  Media who wish to cover and/or would like a place on the Red Carpet must apply for credentials at NFLCommunications.com. After signing in, click on "Event Credentials" under the "Events" section of the homepage and select 2019 NFL Honors.  Credentials and space on the red carpet are limited so early registration is suggested.  The credential deadline is Friday, Jan. 25.  Please be advised your Week of Game or Super Bowl Media Credential will not grant you access to NFL Honors. 

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Contacts:

NFL: Liz McCollum, BZA PR, at 813-421-0550 or elizabethm@bzapr.com

STEVE HARVEY: Galit Shokrian at 310-500-6897or galit@steveharvey.com

CBS: Kate Fischer at 212-975-3818 or khfischer@cbs.com  

 

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