Chris Berman, David Shaw, Les Miles, Bill Polian, Rapper Nas Making Televised Appearances During 2012 NFL Draft


The 2012 NFL Draft is upon us. Here’s a list of all the shows and talent on ESPN and NFL Network today.

On ESPN
Today (Thursday)
Main Set: Chris Berman, Jon Gruden and Mel Kiper, Jr.
Second Set: Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter. Reporter: Suzy Kolber in Bristol, Conn.
SportsCenter Special: Draft Countdown Presented by CARFAX (7:30-8 p.m.): show originates from New York with crews from Bristol and Radio City NFL Team Sites — Josina Anderson (St. Louis Rams), Bob Holtzman (Cleveland Browns), Rachel Nichols (Miami Dolphins), Sal Paolantonio (New York Jets) and Ed Werder (Dallas Cowboys).

Friday
Main Set: Berman, Gruden and Kiper; McShay will join the group in Round 3 Second Set: Mortensen, Polian and Schefter Bristol, Conn.
SportsCenter Special: On the Clock Presented by Castrol Edge (3-4 p.m.): Nix, Bruschi and Edwards
NFL Live (4-5 p.m.): Nix, Bruschi and Edwards
SportsCenter Special: On the Clock Presented by Castrol Edge (5-7 p.m.): Wingo, Carter, Dilfer, Jackson, Jaworski, Johnson and Young ESPN

Saturday
Main Set: Wingo, Dilfer, Kiper and McShay
Second Set: Mortensen, Polian and Schefter Bristol, Conn.
SportsCenter Special: On the Clock Presented by Castrol Edge (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) and NFL Draft: Kolber, Bruschi, Edwards and Jaworski

Sunday
SportsCenter Special: Draft Wrap Up (5-7 p.m.): Nix, Bruschi, Edwards, Kiper and McShay (The program will re-air at 10 p.m. on ESPN2 and on Monday at 8 p.m. on ESPN2)

On NFL Network and NFL.com
• Keep up with Matt Kalil and Justin Blackmon with ‘The Right Stuff Presented by New Era’: Follow two of the top prospects in this year’s draft – USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil and Oklahoma State wide receiver Justin Blackmon – throughout their pre-draft journey on NFL.com’s blog, The Right Stuff Presented by New Era. NFL.com is with each prospect throughout their entire pre-draft journey, providing a behind-the-scenes look at one of the biggest moments in their lives.

• Interact with Fans, Analysts and Players Throughout the Draft: NFL.com’s Draft Chat Presented by Lexus offers fans a unique forum to interact with fellow fans, NFL Network analysts and players, as well as voice their opinions regarding each selection. NFL.com’s Elliot Harrison is on the scene at Radio City Music Hall in New York, talking all things draft with fans via Twitter and other social media forums.

The talent

From Radio City Music Hall, New York:
• Brian Billick
• Charles Davis
• Rich Eisen
• Marshall Faulk
• Jay Glazer
• Michael Irvin
• Jason La Canfora
• Michael Lombardi
• Steve Mariucci
• Mike Mayock
• LSU head coach Les Miles (guest analyst)
• Deion Sanders
• Stanford head coach David Shaw (guest analyst)
• Melissa Stark

From NFL Network/NFL.com studios, Los Angeles:
• Brian Baldinger
• Bucky Brooks
• Paul Burmeister
• Charley Casserly
• Fran Charles
• Jamie Dukes
• Michael Fabiano
• Heath Evans
• Scott Hanson
• Kara Henderson
• UCLA head coach Jim Mora (guest analyst)
• Adam Rank
• Andrew Siciliano
• Jason Smith
• Matt “Money” Smith
• Tom Waddle
• Kurt Warner

Reporting from NFL team locations:
• Albert Breer (Indianapolis Colts)
• Jeff Darlington (Miami Dolphins)
• Kim Jones (New York Jets)
• Ian Rapoport (Dallas Cowboys)
• Steve Wyche (Washington Redskins)
• Ari Wolfe (Minnesota Vikings)
• Solomon Wilcots (Cleveland Browns)
• Brian Baldinger (Philadelphia Eagles)
• Michelle Beisner (Denver Broncos team party)
• Stacey Dales (New England Patriots team party)

In other draft coverage news, ESPN has announced they will only have one commercial break in the first hour of inaugural night draft coverage.

I’ll be watching NFL Network, due to Mike Mayock and Michael Irvin. How about you guys?

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