About Most Valuable Performer

Get ready to watch some of the best dual threats in professional football as they demonstrate their impressive talents—off the field! MVP: Most Valuable Performer is an interactive talent show featuring NFL stars who also happen to shine in areas as diverse as Irish step dancing, opera singing, and dog tricks. This one-hour special, hosted by NCIS: Los Angeles star and two-time GRAMMY® Award winner LL COOL J, will air live on Thursday, Jan. 25 at 8 PM ET / delayed PT on CBS and CBS All Access. The finalists include Jonathan Stewart, Justin Tucker, Alex Collins, Kevin Zeitler, Brandon Williams, and Cody & Jacob Hollister, and they will be matched with celebrity mentors who specialize in their talent. Domata Peko and Robert Nkemdiche will serve as alternates if any of the finalists are unable to compete due to playing obligations. During the show, broadcast from Avalon Hollywood, a panel of celebrity judges will critique each player’s performance to determine the final three. Then, viewers can vote live online at to select the overall winner—who will be revealed live.