HBO’s 'Hard Knocks' to feature entire NFL division for first time in series history

'Hard Knocks: In Season with the AFC North' will debut on HBO, showcasing the Ravens, Bengals, Browns, and Steelers.

Pop Culture & Art June 18, 2024

For the first time, the acclaimed sports documentary series 'Hard Knocks' will chronicle an entire NFL division with 'Hard Knocks: In Season with the AFC North.' 

NFL Films made the announcement on Monday, noting the series premieres on Tuesday, Dec. 3, on HBO and will be available to stream on Max. New episodes will air every Tuesday through the end of the NFL regular season and into the playoffs in January 2025.

The series will provide an in-depth look at the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, Cleveland Browns, and Pittsburgh Steelers as they compete for the AFC North title during the final six weeks of the season. 


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The 18-time Emmy-winning series will offer its signature all-access coverage, featuring coaches Mike Tomlin (Steelers), John Harbaugh (Ravens), Zac Taylor (Bengals), and Kevin Stefanski (Browns).

Star players like quarterbacks Lamar Jackson, Joe Burrow, Deshaun Watson, Russell Wilson, and Justin Fields, along with Derrick Henry, Ja'Marr Chase, Myles Garrett, and TJ Watt, will be in the spotlight. 

This season marks the first appearance of the Pittsburgh Steelers on 'Hard Knocks,' while the Baltimore Ravens, Cincinnati Bengals, and Cleveland Browns have previously been featured.


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