Sneak Preview of Carrie Underwood’s New Sunday Night Football Open is Airing During NBC’s Coverage of 2016 Rio Olympics08/08/16
New “Oh, Sunday Night” Theme Song Debuts on First SNF Telecast
– Patriots at Cardinals on Sept. 11
NBC SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL — 2016 Promo Shoot — Pictured: Carrie Underwood — (Photo by: Paul Drinkwater/NBC)
NASHVILLE, Tenn – (August 8, 2016) – Seven-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood has recorded a new opening theme song for NBC’s Sunday Night Football, primetime television’s No. 1 program for five consecutive years. Entitled “Oh, Sunday Night,” the new SNF opening song is a mix of country, rock, and pop.
A sneak preview of the new song debuted this past Friday during the opening of the 2016 Rio Olympics on NBC and will continue to air throughout the Olympics (Aug. 5-21). The full theme song, “Oh, Sunday Night,” will debut on the first SNFtelecast – Patriots at Cardinals on Sept. 11.
“Oh, Sunday Night” is set to the music of “Somethin’ Bad,” a chart-topping duet from Underwood and Miranda Lambert which was released in 2014 and earned a Grammy nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. Underwood worked with the songwriters of “Somethin’ Bad”– Chris DeStefano, Brett James, and Priscilla Renea – to rewrite the lyrics for Sunday Night Football. The result, “Oh, Sunday Night,” was produced by Mark Bright and Chris DeStefano.