Pro Football Highlights

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Pro Football Highlights
Also known as
  • Football News
  • Football Highlights
  • Time for Football
StarringJoe Hasel (ABC)
Steve Owen (DuMont, 1951-53)
Jim Leaming (1954)
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
Running time30 minutes
Production companyTel Ra
Original networkABC (1950–1951)
DuMont (1951–1953)
Picture formatBlack-and-white
Audio formatMonaural
Original releaseSeptember 15, 1950 (1950-09-15) –
December 1954 (1954-12)

Pro Football Highlights, also known as Football News, Football Highlights and Time for Football, was a 30-minute television sports review program broadcast by ABC (1950–1951) and the DuMont Television Network (1951–1954). The ABC version aired Fridays at 8:30 pm ET and the DuMont version aired Wednesdays at 7:30pm ET from 1951 to 1954.[1]

Episode status[edit]

Two episodes of Time for Football (which aired during the 1954 season), exist, featuring games from Week 1 and Week 6.[2][3]

See also[edit]



  • David Weinstein, The Forgotten Network: DuMont and the Birth of American Television (Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2004) ISBN 1-59213-245-6
  • Alex McNeil, Total Television, Fourth edition (New York: Penguin Books, 1980) ISBN 0-14-024916-8
  • Tim Brooks and Earle Marsh, The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network TV Shows, Third edition (New York: Ballantine Books, 1964) ISBN 0-345-31864-1

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