Packers TV Network
The Green Bay Packers are partnered with Scripps Media, Inc., with its stations NBC 26 (WGBA-TV) in Green Bay, and Today’s TMJ4 (WTMJ-TV) in Milwaukee, to lead the Packers Television Network.
The partnership includes the airing of Packers preseason games and TV shows, including Packers Live and the Mike McCarthy Show, as well as other programming. Scripps Media, Inc. also owns 620 WTMJ, the flagship radio station of the Packers Radio Network.
In 2018, Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver and Packers alumnus James Lofton joined the Packers Television Network preseason broadcast team as color analyst.
Lofton, a veteran of 16 NFL seasons, including nine with Green Bay, joined play-by-play announcer Kevin Harlan in the preseason television booth. A first-round draft pick by the Packers in 1978, Lofton was an analyst for Sunday Night Football on Westwood One from 2009-16 before joining CBS Sports in 2017 as an analyst for the NFL on CBS. Lofton also spent time during his broadcast career with CNN and NBC Sports.
“I’m very excited to be a part of the Packers Television Network as a former player, as a broadcaster and as a fan,” said Lofton. “Celebrating 100 seasons this year, the Packers are the most storied franchise in NFL history, and it’s really exciting to get to watch the team you love so much.”
Kevin Harlan, play-by-play announcer
Has called regular-season games for CBS Sports since 1998 after four years with FOX (1994-97), and is regarded as one of the finest at his trade in the country. Provides play-by-play for Monday Night Football games on Westwood One. A veteran broadcaster, also “voices” NCAA Tournament basketball games for CBS and TNT, as well as NBA games for TNT. Owns a unique perspective on Packers football, having been raised in Green Bay.
James Lofton, color analyst
The Pro Football Hall of Fame receiver and veteran of 16 NFL seasons, nine with Green Bay, enters his first year in the Packers’ preseason television booth. A first-round draft pick by the Packers in 1978, he was an analyst for Sunday Night Football on Westwood One from 2009-16 before joining CBS Sports in 2017 as an analyst for the NFL on CBS. Also had stints with CNN and NBC Sports.