Dec. 17, 2014
NOTRE DAME, Ind. - ECHOES `14, a half hour version of this past Friday's Notre Dame Football Awards Show premieres at 1:30 p.m. ET, December 20, 2014 on NBC Sports Network. WNBA and former Notre Dame basketball star Skylar Diggins and NBC's Notre Dame football color commentator Mike Mayock co-host the show, conducting red carpet interviews prior to the event, and on-stage interviews with Notre Dame football players Corey Robinson, Drue Tranquill and Torii Hunter, Jr. about their award winning performances. Season highlights are featured throughout the show as Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards are announced along with the Tire Rack Play of the Year. Coach Brian Kelly announces the Next Man In and MVP awards and parents of the senior class share their emotional reflections. ECHOES ` 14, produced in partnership with 3 Penny Films, honors the 2014 Notre Dame football season and senior class.
Re-airs of the program are slated for 7:30 p.m. on December 24, 12:00 a.m. December 25 and 6:00 p.m. on December 28, all on NBC Sports Network.
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Fighting Irish Digital Media, founded in July 2011, uses multimedia to tell Notre Dame's unique story through the lens of athletics. FIDM produces in-game video board shows, live game streams, highlights, features and social media content, utilizing athletics to promote the core values of excellence, education, faith, community and tradition. FIDM has partnered with 3 Penny Films to produce fourteen made-for-television shows for national broadcasters such as NBC and ESPN. Video content is available online at WatchND.tv.
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About 3 Penny Films
3 Penny Films was founded by Jess Atkinson, Bill Kraus and Joe Schreiber. The genre of reality/documentary style programming for collegiate sports was originally pioneered by Atkinson, a former NFL kicker and television broadcaster, in 2003 at the University of Maryland. The unique partnership of 3 Penny Films was formed in 2009. Kraus had previously formed the marketing machine behind the explosive growth of Under Armour. Emmy Award-winning producer Schreiber helped launch and produce NBC's "The George Michael Sports Machine," a show that ran for 23 years and qualified as one of the longest running national sports shows in television history. For a sampling of 3 Penny Films productions, visit www.3pennyfilms.com.
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