Netflix at this time introduced its first partnership with the NFL: Quarterback, a brand new docu-series that can take a singular take a look at every season, instructed via the lens of NFL quarterbacks. This yr, the collection options unique, unprecedented entry to Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, and Marcus Mariota from the start of the 2022 season to its conclusion, following them on and off the sector, from contained in the huddle with teammates to inside their properties with their households. It’ll premiere in the summertime of 2023.
For the primary time, the NFL allowed quarterbacks to be mic’d up for each single recreation of a season. The upcoming present will function behind-the-scenes entry to a number of the largest moments of the season, as Mahomes set an NFL report for the entire offense on his approach to profitable the league and Tremendous Bowl MVP awards; Cousins engineered the best comeback in NFL historical past and led the Minnesota Vikings to an NFC North Division title; and Mariota took over because the beginning quarterback in his first season with the Atlanta Falcons.
“I’m excited for followers to get an unique, behind-the-scenes take a look at an unforgettable season for your entire Chiefs group and for my household,” stated Patrick Mahomes, whose newly fashioned 2 PM Productions will produce the collection. “From welcoming dwelling a brand new child in the midst of the season to welcoming the Lombardi trophy again to Kansas Metropolis, our crew was there for all of it. This new Netflix collection will present the time, preparation, and stability that it takes to be an NFL quarterback and carry out on the most important stage.”
“Taking part in quarterback within the NFL is a singular expertise that has some fairly unimaginable ups and downs,” stated Peyton Manning. “Due to this collaboration with our companions at NFL Movies, 2 PM Productions, and Netflix, followers will probably be given a singular and intimate take a look at what life is like as a beginning QB.”
“We’re thrilled to associate with Netflix and couldn’t be extra excited for our first mission collectively,” stated Ross Ketover, NFL Movies Senior Govt. “NFL Movies and Netflix share a ardour for dynamic storytelling, and the chance to proceed our sturdy relationship with Peyton and Omaha Productions is one we’re extremely obsessed with. We’re particularly grateful to Patrick Mahomes, Kirk Cousins, and Marcus Mariota for granting us a rare view of what it takes to play quarterback within the NFL.”
“We purpose to offer our members unprecedented entry to the most important athletes on the earth, telling tales that you may’t see wherever else,” stated Brandon Riegg, Vice President, of Unscripted and Documentary Collection, Netflix. “And it doesn’t get any greater than going contained in the huddle with NFL quarterbacks, who maintain maybe crucial and troublesome place in sports activities. We will’t wait to share their tales with our members around the globe.”
Netflix’s NFL collection is produced by NFL Movies, Omaha Productions, and a couple of PM Productions. Peyton Manning is the chief producer for Omaha Productions. Ross Ketover, Pat Kelleher, and Keith Cossrow are govt producers for NFL Movies.
The brand new collection reinforces Netflix’s place as a premier storyteller in sports activities, that includes unique, behind-the-scenes tales with the preferred athletes, groups, leagues, and federations across the globe. Netflix premiered the tennis collection Break Level in January 2023, and the golf collection Full Swing on February 15, 2023. Season 5 of the worldwide hit collection Formulation 1: Drive to Survivepremieres on February 24, 2023.
Later in 2023, Netflix will premiere a behind-the-scenes docuseries from the 2022 Tour de France. The corporate not too long ago introduced a brand new untitled collection on the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, that includes unique, behind-the-scenes footage of all 32 groups from the event, and Six Nations, an unique, inside take a look at the worldwide rugby event.
These initiatives construct on Netflix’s general sports activities programming success, following earlier initiatives like Invoice Russell: Legend; The Redeem Workforce; Final Likelihood U; The Final Dance; Neymar: The Good Chaos; Untold; and Cheer. Along with unique initiatives with sports activities leagues, Netflix 2023 will even launch an untitled David Beckham collection and a brand new season of docuseries Untold.