Ryan Glasspiegel
Wednesday August 21st, 2013

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In an effort to drum up viewers for its quaint, oft-overlooked sports program Sunday Night Football, NBC trotted out Heidi Klum, Howie Mandel, Joan Rivers, Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker, Natalie Morales, Jillian Michaels, Billy Bush, Ken Jeong, Mika Brzezinski, and Joe Scarborough (people from NBC's other shows, see) for an "audition" to replace Faith Hill as the voice of the game's introductory jingle. OF COURSE, none of them won the job -- the important role of pre-game songstress will be assumed by Celine Dion.

Just kidding. It's Carrie Underwood. 'Murica. [Variety]

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