Super Bowl Halftime Guru Is Out At NFL Network

The man in charge of the Super Bowl halftime show has departed his duties with the NFL and NFL Network to lead the NHL’s broadcast department.

Charles Coplin Leaves NFL Network To Go To NHL

Two independent sources told me today that former NFL Vice President of Programming Charles Coplin has voluntarily left the league and that his new position with the National Hockey League is considered a career promotion.

Coplin, who was initially hired as the NFL’s senior director of broadcasting in 2001, was also charged with overseeing the launch and operation of NFL Network beginning in 2003. Though his highest profile duty was as the NFL’s point man in booking and staging musical acts for the Super Bowl halftime show. Read more…