NBC's Weisman game for 'Football'


NEW YORK -- Michael Weisman has been named executive in charge of production of NBC's "Football Night in America." Weisman, who had been executive producer of the NBC Universal Television Group, returns to the field where he started his career. He takes over from NBC Sports executive producer David Neal, who had been producing the program, which is the pregame show for NBC's Sunday night NFL games. Weisman began his career at NBC as a page in 1971 and joined NBC Sports the following year. He was executive producer of NBC Sports from 1982-89 and is a 22-time Emmy winner.