Marv Albert Joins ‘NFL on CBS’

Albert will remain basketball play-by-play announcer for TNT’s exclusive Thursday night NBA regular-season and playoff coverage.

Marv Albert has joined CBS Sports as a play-by-play announcer for "The NFL on CBS," and will continue as basketball play-by-play announcer for TNT.

Albert also does play-by-play for CBS Sports’ and Turner Sports’ coverage of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. Albert was the play-by-play voice for Westwood One Radio’s coverage of Monday Night Football from 2002-09 alongside Boomer Esiason. 

"Marv Albert is recognized throughout sports broadcasting as one of its true legends,” said Sean McManus, chairman, of CBS Sports. "Very few in the broadcasting industry can claim his combined accomplishments and remarkable longevity.  We are extremely excited to add Marv to our 'NFL on CBS' team.”

Albert worked for NBC Sports from 1977-97, announcing the NFL on NBC for 19 years with partners including Cris Collinsworth, Sam Wyche, Bill Parcells and Paul Maguire. He also covered college basketball, boxing, NHL All-Star Games, baseball studio and pre-game shows. He also served as the primary play-by-play voice for the NBA on NBC.