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What Channel is NFL Network on Optimum?

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Football fanatics can tune into NFL Network to relish watching various events as well as shows. This American pay-television network features the famous NFL events. Apart from featuring the games, NFL Network on Optimum also airs analysis programs, documentaries, and specials to keep the audience intrigued.

Find NFL Network on Optimum 

If you are familiar with the right Optimum TV packages, you can opt for the channel and enjoy watching NFL whenever you wish to. And if you wish to watch the most exciting plays from each game, you will have to tune into NFL RedZone every Sunday afternoon.

Going through the Optimum channel guide will help you find it with ease in various states.


Channel Name Channel Number
NFL Network 219
NFL RedZone 220

NFL RedZone on Optimum and Sunday Specials

This sports channel owned by NFL Network started airing shows in 2009. It is dubbed as the special game-day exclusive that only broadcasts on Sundays. That too during the NFL regular season. Not otherwise. You can tune into the channel anytime between 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. ET during the game season. Or after the late afternoon game ends. Whichever among the two ends later.

The best part about RedZone is that it airs simulcast coverage on CBS and other channels for all the in-progress games on a Sunday. Another likable thing about the RedZone is the commercial-free airing. Hosted by Scott Hanson, the channel shows the viewers every single touchdown from each game.

People relate NFL RedZone on Optimum to Fantasy Football in the sense that it tracks every accomplishment that takes place during the afternoon in a statistical manner. Numerous cable service providers offer RedZone including Optimum service.

Top Shows to Watch 

The network offers a wide range of shows, documentaries and live event-streaming options to the viewers. Some of the most prominent shows that you can relish watching on the channel include:

NFL GameDay

This show features all the highlights of the games that happened on that particular day. So that you can catch up on the important happenings if you miss the live streaming of the game. Debuting in 2006, you can watch the show at 11:30 Eastern Time or at the time when NBC Sunday Night Football concludes, whichever from the two finishes later.

The former host for the show was Rich Eisen. The analysts on the show were NFL head coach Steve Mariucci and defensive back Deion Sanders. After Eisen, Fran Charles served as the host who got replaced by Chris Rose.

Now, you can tune into FOX affiliates as GameDay gets indicated into some of them. This comes as a part of the Thursday Night Football contract by the network.

Good Morning Football

This is a live program. Premiering in 2016, you can watch the show from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. Eastern Time. The anchor lineup for the show is different on weekdays and weekends. On weekdays, you will watch Kay Adams, Nate Burleson, Kyle Brandt and Peter Schrager co-hosting the show. However, on weekends, Mike Garafolo, Colleen Wolfe, and Michael Robinson share the screen while co-hosting the show.

NFL Total Access

This show airs on RedZone and is the only one that is dedicated to NFL games all year round. This show broadcasts on Sky Sports as well. Hosted by Scott Hanson and Lindsay Rhodes, NFL Total Access is a news and analysis show that features various analysts. Some of the most prominent names include Heath Evans, Reggie Wayne, David Carr, and Willie McGinest.

Optimum Package Offering NFL Network

Optimum packages include a total of 7 cable packages that the subscribers can choose from. However, if you wish to subscribe to the Network, the following packages are the best for you:

  • Optimum Silver
  • Optimum Gold

Not only will you find NFL Network in these packages, but also other entertaining channels like ACCN.

If you need to find out if other channels such as ABC. will also be included, we recommend getting in touch with the customer support or visit the website for any further queries.

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