List of American Bowl broadcasters

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The following is a list of the television networks and announcers to have broadcast the American Bowl, which was a series of National Football League pre-season exhibition games that were held at sites outside the United States between 1986 and 2005. Out of the list, ESPN hosted the America Bowl the largest number of times, with NBC coming second.

2000s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2005 ESPN Mike Tirico Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire
2004 No game(s)
2003 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire
2002 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire
2001 ABC Al Michaels Dan Fouts and Dennis Miller
2000 ESPN (Tokyo game)
CBS (Mexico City game)
Mike Patrick
Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire

1990s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1999 Fox Pat Summerall Matt Millen
1998 ESPN (Tokyo game)
CBS (Vancouver game)
ABC (Mexico City game)
Mike Patrick

Al Michaels
Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire

Dan Dierdorf and Boomer Esiason
1997 Fox (Dublin game)
ABC (Mexico City game)
Pat Summerall
Al Michaels
Matt Millen
Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf
1996 ESPN (Tokyo game)
ABC (Monterrey game)
Mike Patrick
Al Michaels
Joe Theismann
Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf
1995 ESPN (Tokyo game)
Fox (Toronto game)
Mike Patrick
Joe Theismann
1994 NBC (Barcelona and Berlin games)
ESPN (Tokyo game)
ABC (Mexico City game)

Mike Patrick

Al Michaels

Joe Theismann

Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf
1993 ESPN (Tokyo game)
NBC (Barcelona game)
CBS (London game)
Mike Patrick

Greg Gumbel
Joe Theismann

Terry Bradshaw
1992 ESPN (Tokyo game)
NBC (London and Berlin games)
Mike Patrick
Joe Theismann
1991 NBC (London and Berlin games)
ESPN (Tokyo game)

Mike Patrick

Joe Theismann
1990 ESPN (Tokyo game)
NBC (London and Berlin games)
Mike Patrick
Dick Enberg
Joe Theismann
Bill Walsh

1980s[edit]

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1989 NBC Charlie Jones Merlin Olsen
1988 NBC Dick Enberg Merlin Olsen
1987 NBC Dick Enberg Merlin Olsen
1986 NBC Dick Enberg Merlin Olsen