Published August 12, 2005
NEW YORK – "Monday Night Football" (search) has a season-long partnership with Grammy-winning singer Tim McGraw (search) for special musical halftime highlights throughout the 36th season of the ABC series.
NFL highlights from the weekend's games will be set to McGraw's single "I Like it, I Love It." Each Monday, the lyrics will be rewritten to fit the halftime highlights.
McGraw and his band are recording a new version of the song to be used for "Monday Night Football."
"We are flattered that a star of Tim McGraw's magnitude wants to dedicate one of his songs to halftime 'Monday Night Football,'" producer Fred Gaudelli said in a statement Wednesday. "We are thrilled to be working with him."