Time to get ready for “Hard Knocks in Season”.
For the first time in series history, an NFL team will be the subject of a behind-the-scenes look at football affairs while the season is still ongoing, beginning Wednesday night.
Not only is it the first time a “Hard Knocks” series will be held this season, it is the first time the Indianapolis Colts will be the show’s feature, making them the 15th different team in the NFL.
The Colts are currently competing for a playoff spot as the team navigates its first season with Carson Wentz at center. That alone should lead to some juicy stories as the season enters the playoffs.
Here’s what you need to know about the series:
2021 ‘Hard Knocks in Season’ Schedule
- Episode 1: Wednesday, November 17
- Broadcast time: 10 pm ET
The first season of “Hard Knocks in Season” begins Wednesday, November 17 at 10 pm ET on HBO.
The series will run every Wednesday at 10 p.m. until the Colts finish their season, which means it could end on January 12 or as late as the Wednesday after Super Bowl 56.
Here is the full program:
|Episode||Date / time of issue||Weather||Channel||Live broadcast|
|Episode 1||Wednesday, November 17||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 2||Wednesday, November 24||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 3||Wednesday, December 1||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 4||Wednesday December 8||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 5||Wednesday December 15||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 6||Wednesday December 22||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 7||Wednesday, December 29||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 8||Wednesday 5 January||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
|Episode 9||Wednesday 12 January||10 pm ET||HBO||HBO Max|
How to watch ‘Hard Knocks in Season’
- Television channel: HBO
- Live broadcast: HBO Max
“Hard Knocks” airs exclusively on HBO, so you’ll need to subscribe to the service through a satellite or cable provider ($ 14.99 per month) in order to watch each episode live.
HBO’s streaming service HBO Max also streams every episode and offers a 7-day free trial for new subscribers .
How have the HBO featured teams fared?
In the 16 seasons the show has featured a team, not counting the league’s outstanding series featured in 2011, six teams made the playoffs, including last year’s Los Angeles Rams team. They shared the season with their Los Angeles teammates, the Chargers, who did not make the postseason.
The Cowboys, who were in the preseason edition of “Hard Knocks,” could be the seventh team to make that list if things continue to go according to plan: The Cowboys currently lead the NFC East and are in a prime position to get to. the playoffs. this year.
Here’s how the teams that have been on “Hard Knocks” have fared:
|2001||Baltimore Ravens||10-6 *|
|2007||Kansas City Chiefs||4-12|
|2009||Cincinnati Bengals||10-6 *|
|2010||New York Jets||11-5 *|
|2013||Cincinnati Bengals||11-5 *|
|2015.||Houston Texans||9-7 *|
|2016||Los Angeles Rams||4-12|
|2017.||Tampa Bay Buccaneers||5-11|
|2020||Los Angeles Rams||10-6 *|
|2020||Los Angeles Chargers||7-9|
* Made playoffs
Eddie is an Australian news reporter with over 9 years in the industry and has published on Forbes and tech crunch.