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HBO, NFL Films and the Chicago Bears Announce ‘Hard Knocks Training Camp with the Chicago Bears’

New Season of the Groundbreaking Sports Reality Series Debuts Aug. 6

NEW YORK – HBO and NFL Films are teaming up this summer for “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Chicago Bears.” The five-episode series debuts Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO and will be available to stream on Max. New episodes will debut subsequent Tuesdays through Sept. 3, following the five-week run of the new installment of “Hard Knocks: Offseason with the New York Giants.”
 
“Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Chicago Bears” will mark the 19th edition of the 18-time Sports Emmy®-winning series, delivering all-access coverage at the Chicago Bears training camp in Lake Forest, Ill. this summer. General manager Ryan Poles and head coach Matt Eberflus will be at the helm, guiding 2024’s first overall draft pick quarterback Caleb Williams, 2024’s ninth overall pick wide receiver Rome Odunze, and an array of veteran players including DJ Moore, Keenan Allen, Jaylon Johnson and Montez Sweat.
 
“We are honored to feature such an iconic NFL franchise on ‘Hard Knocks,'” said Shannon Furman, NFL Films senior director and supervising producer. “The Chicago Bears have a talented roster, coaching staff and front office all determined to match the expectations of a hungry fanbase. We are thankful to the entire organization for opening their doors to us for what is sure to be an exciting training camp this summer.”
 
“’Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Chicago Bears’ will provide our passionate fans across the world the ability to experience this unique and critical time in the history of our franchise,” said Kevin Warren, Chicago Bears president and CEO.
 
“The 2024 training camp will be big for us in preparation for achieving our season goals and we look forward to bringing the fans at home along for the journey,” said Ryan Poles, Chicago Bears general manager.
 
“Our players, coaches and staff are excited to continue the process of building for the 2024 season,” said Matt Eberflus, Chicago Bears head coach.
 
This will be the first time the Chicago Bears – one of the NFL’s most historic franchises – is featured on “Hard Knocks.” Since its debut in 2001, “Hard Knocks” has documented training camps of the Baltimore Ravens (2001), Dallas Cowboys (2002, 2008 and 2021), Kansas City Chiefs (2007), Cincinnati Bengals (2009 and 2013), New York Jets (2010 and 2023), Miami Dolphins (2012), Atlanta Falcons (2014), Houston Texans (2015), Los Angeles Rams (2016 and 2020), Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2017), Cleveland Browns (2018), Oakland Raiders (2019), Los Angeles Chargers (2020) and Detroit Lions (2022).
 
Winner of 138 Sports Emmy® Awards to its credit, NFL Films remains a gold standard in sports television, providing unprecedented access to and legendary storytelling about the sport of professional football. NFL Films is part of NFL Media, the owned and operated media division of the National Football League, which is comprised of NFL Network, NFL Films, the NFL App, NFL.com, NFL+ and NFL RedZone.

“Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Chicago Bears” will be narrated by Liev Schreiber, marking his 18th season of the show.

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