There will be an NFL wild-card playoff game simulcasted on Nickelodeon this season, CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus told reporters Wednesday.
Last postseason Nickelodeon broadcasted its first NFL wild-card game when the Saints defeated the Bears and it looked significantly different from your typical NFL broadcast.
The commentary, graphics and everything in between were geared toward kids — including the Slime Zone when a player scored a touchdown. The game’s typical nuances and game speech were replaced with simple commentary that while spoke about the game also explained how football worked.
Last year’s broadcast even included appearances from beloved cartoon characters like SpongeBob SquarePants, Patrick Star and Sandy Cheeks, among others. It was clearly popular enough with both children and adults to warrant its return and sure enough, the Slime Zone will be back this wild-card weekend.
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