June 23, 2009
Hank Williams Jr. is scheduled to return to Nashville's Centennial Park Tuesday night (June 23) to resume filming the opening video for the new season of ESPN's Monday Night Football. Approximately 250 extras worked Monday while crews filmed interior shots of Williams and Gloria Estefan at the Parthenon. Some 500 extras are expected to be involved in Tuesday's taping outside the building. The video will be part of all 17 telecasts of Monday Night Football beginning with the regular season opener on Sept. 14. This marks the 21st season Williams has been featured in the show's opening segment.