The Challenge

NBC4's Sports Show ‘The Challenge' Returns for 17th Season, Honors Community Heroes

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NBC4's live sports show The Challenge, hosted by award-winning Sports Anchor Fred Roggin, airs every week following Sunday Night Football on NBC4. This year, the show kicked off a special edition on Thursday, September 8 (Rams vs. Bills) and will resume its regular Sunday night schedule on September 11 through the entire football season, wrapping up on January 8, 2023.

Co-hosted with AM 570 radio personality Petros Papadakis, the weekly 30-minute show features the latest sports highlights, live interviews with athletes, the best in high school football action with "Roggin's Heroes," and features a "Hero of the Night" each week to salute the many individuals across Southern California who serve our community.

The 2022 season includes heroes from different fields including law enforcement, firefighters, education, the medical community, military and others who work tirelessly to care for the community, particularly during the COVID pandemic.

The Challenge airs live on NBC4, and the free NBCLA app on streaming platforms Roku, Apple TV and Fire TV.

Hero of the Night:

September 11:

September 18:

September 25:

October 9:

October 23:

November 6:

November 13:

November 27:

December 4:

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