11 episodes

Football Heaven brings to life rarely seen artifacts from the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the stories behind how they shaped the game of football told directly from some of the most dynamic players and coaches of all time. Co-hosted by highly respected sports journalist and CBS Correspondent Aditi Kinkhabwala, Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior Advisor & Historian Joe Horrigan, and Pro Football Hall of Fame Vice President of Museum & Archives Jon Kendle. 

Credits
Co-Hosts: Aditi Kinkhabwala, Joe Horrigan, and Jon Kendle

Production Company: Pro Football Hall of Fame
Executive Producers: Joe Horrigan and Jon Kendle
 
Production Company: Hall of Fame Village Media
Executive Producer: Olivia Steier
Producer: Michael Matuza
Production Assistant: Olivia Eddy
 
Post-Production Company: Blue Duck Media
Executive Producers: Paige Keffer and Scott Turken
Editor: Reshad Bahadori
 
Local Production Services: Waters Media *Episodes 1-6
Producer: James Waters
Camera: Luke DeJeu
Audio: Jeremy Drazdik
 
Special thank you to our sponsor, Visit Canton!

Football Heaven Hall of Fame Village Media

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    • 5.0 • 12 Ratings

Football Heaven brings to life rarely seen artifacts from the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the stories behind how they shaped the game of football told directly from some of the most dynamic players and coaches of all time. Co-hosted by highly respected sports journalist and CBS Correspondent Aditi Kinkhabwala, Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior Advisor & Historian Joe Horrigan, and Pro Football Hall of Fame Vice President of Museum & Archives Jon Kendle. 

Credits
Co-Hosts: Aditi Kinkhabwala, Joe Horrigan, and Jon Kendle

Production Company: Pro Football Hall of Fame
Executive Producers: Joe Horrigan and Jon Kendle
 
Production Company: Hall of Fame Village Media
Executive Producer: Olivia Steier
Producer: Michael Matuza
Production Assistant: Olivia Eddy
 
Post-Production Company: Blue Duck Media
Executive Producers: Paige Keffer and Scott Turken
Editor: Reshad Bahadori
 
Local Production Services: Waters Media *Episodes 1-6
Producer: James Waters
Camera: Luke DeJeu
Audio: Jeremy Drazdik
 
Special thank you to our sponsor, Visit Canton!

    Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    The co-hosts are joined by former NFL Senior VP of Events Frank Supovitz to talk Super Bowl Halftime Shows

    The Weeknd puts on a show during the pandemic (01:35).…Joe joins the KISS Army (4:10)….the power goes out in the New Orleans Superdome (11:58)….A pleasant surprise (14:50)….Purple Rain (15:18)….The World’s Biggest Stage (24:50)….Frank visits Canton (30:54)….a Heavenly first season (32:16).

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    • 34 min
    Journey From Playing Field to Broadcast Booth

    Journey From Playing Field to Broadcast Booth

    Hall of Famers James Lofton and Dan Dierdorf discuss their transitions from the playing field to the broadcast booth. 
    "Red Sox" in the Pro Football Hall of Fame?! (05:25)…can we talk to Jim Kelly or Bruce Smith? (12:56)…a production meeting with Dolphins HC Mike McDaniel (14:50)...James names the current player who will be the next great analyst (21:28)…Dan joins Al Michaels and Frank Gifford in MNF’s 3-man booth (27:38)…John Madden changes the way games are broadcast (29:40)…more camera angles means more scrutiny (32:20)….Dan, a Canton native, attends the PFHOF ground-breaking at thirteen years old...(34:10) 
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    • 38 min
    Changing Media Landscape

    Changing Media Landscape

    Peter King of NBC Sports shares fascinating stories from his over thirty years covering the NFL and discusses the ever-changing media landscape in Pro Football 

    Otto Graham, the Waukegan magician-musician and master of the forward pass (03:06).…the art of storytelling (13:20)….players take control of their own narratives (14:40)….get to know the QB and avoid the crowds (25:40)….the beat goes on (37:20)….photo credit, Gisele Bundchen (48:16). 

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    • 53 min
    Nicknames

    Nicknames

    Chris Berman stops by Football Heaven for a deep dive into our favorite Pro Football nicknames.

    Jon shares a “Transformational” artifact from “Megatron” (03:40).…Chris goes “back, back, back” to his early favorites (14:35)….There’s a Bad Moon Rison and he has a new tattoo (17:52)…Steel Curtain vs. Purple People Eaters (25:46)….Chris visits Canton each summer (37:30).

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    • 40 min
    The Immaculate Reception @ 50

    The Immaculate Reception @ 50

    Hall of Famers Franco Harris, Joe Greene, Fred Biletnikoff and Jerome Bettis stop by Football Heaven to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The “Immaculate Reception.” 
     
    Fred is NOT here to celebrate (03:18).…Franco cuts the turf (03:50)….One play can change a culture and a community (08:20)….Joe Greene shares what really went down on the Steelers sideline (16:52)….The Bus follows in Franco’s footsteps (22:15). 
     
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    • 26 min
    HBCU Hall of Famers Part 2

    HBCU Hall of Famers Part 2

    The co-hosts are joined by Hall of Famer Harry Carson and Black College Hall of Fame co-founders Doug Williams and James “Shack” Harris to share stories about the unique history and culture of HBCU football. 
    With advice from his High School teacher, Harry chooses an HBCU (00:32).…Bill Parcells finds his team leader (07:22)….Joe was Shack’s ball boy in Buffalo?! (17:02)….The Classic comes to Canton (36:10)….an American Hero (39:02). 
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    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

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Keep them coming

Awesome content for any football fan. Great stuff.

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Great stories and storytelling

Can’t wait for more

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