HBO Sports, NFL Films and the Arizona Cardinals join forces for in-season blowouts: THE ARIZONA CARDINALS
Primetime Multi-Episode Edition Returns for a Second Season
Television’s most acclaimed sports reality franchise, HARD KNOCKS, which expanded its programming platform last fall with the introduction of an in-season multi-episode edition, will debut with a second showing when HBO Sports and NFL FILMS team up for HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON: THE ARIZONA CARDINALS this fall for a prime-time docuseries about contender NFC West.
The 18-time Emmy(R)-winning weekly series will deliver its signature all-access coverage to document an in-season, real-time NFL franchise, following the Cardinals as they navigate the challenges of an NFL season and battling to return in the post-season. The series will be available on HBO and stream on HBO Max during the 2022 NFL season starting in November.
HARD KNOCKS IN SEASON debuted last fall with the engaging and action-packed drama of the Indianapolis Colts’ 2021 regular season trip.
“Last season, Hard Knocks took an unprecedented leap, documenting a real-time NFL regular season for the first time ever with the Indianapolis Colts,” said NFL Vice President and Senior Producer Keith Cossrow. Movies. “It was a vivid and enlightening look at the life of an NFL team. This season, we look forward to building on that success and going even further with one of the most exciting teams in the game. NFL. We look forward to getting to work in Arizona, and we thank Michael Bidwill, Steve Keim, Coach Kingsbury and the entire Cardinals organization for this opportunity.”
“We are thrilled to feature the Arizona Cardinals on Hard Knocks during the NFL regular season on the next episode of Hard Knocks In Season,” said Nancy Abraham and Lisa Heller, Co-Heads of Documentary and Family Programming. from HBO. “We couldn’t be happier to continue to expand our hugely successful partnership with the NFL and grow the Hard Knocks experience for our viewers. We’re thrilled to have the Cardinals join the list of teams who have graciously invited our audience into their world.”
This in-season edition of HARD KNOCKS will be the Cardinals’ first appearance as part of the Hard Knocks franchise, originally launched in 2001.
The pre-season edition of Hard Knocks is set to resume with the NFC North Detroit Lions featured in the five-episode “Hard Knocks Training Camp” series, which kicks off on TUESDAY, AUGUST 9.