Cooper and Peyton Manning are the most effective brother duos on TV, and so they’re returning for NBC’s Capital One School season 2 on September 9. Sixteen elite groups from the nation’s best faculties and universities will compete within the final battle of the brains to win $1 million in life-changing scholarships.
HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Cooper, who admitted that he and Peyton are a “little extra seasoned” in season 2 because the co-hosts. “The sport received a bit modified a bit bit. It simply received extra compact and higher, sooner shifting. I feel season 2 will probably be even higher,” he added.
The oldest of the Manning brothers revealed what he and his brother determined to repair when coming again in season 2. “There have been a few occasions the place Peyton and I have been collectively an excessive amount of after we have been getting the questions and solutions, so we determined let’s go forward and break up up,” Cooper defined. “He goes into his room, makes positive he’s received all of the pronunciations accurately as a result of that may actually alter how somebody views a query if he’s asserting some form of mountain in the course of nowhere or some political ruler. He’s received to get all these proper. After which I am going into one other room and take a look at to determine the place I would be capable of are available in and add a bit levity and sort of milk a bit comedy out of some fairly mundane subjects. Subsequently, after we’re speaking in the course of it, no matter I’m saying is actually the primary time he’ll be listening to it, so it’s genuine.”
Cooper identified that he’s most undoubtedly the “jester” within the Manning household. “It’s the solely actual function I’ve,” he mentioned. “I do assist with a number of comedy that each Peyton and Eli are concerned in, and so they do lean on me for judgment, which is scary in itself.”
Cooper admitted that he’s thrilled to have the ability to work alongside his youthful brother and spend high quality time collectively whereas filming Capital One School Bowl. “Everyone’s going separate methods and going 100 miles an hour. I feel all these years of taking highway journeys and sitting within the backseat with no telephones and no iPads and simply speaking… I can keep in mind us even having an extended airplane experience the place neither one introduced a Walkman, no books, we simply talked. Subsequently, we are able to sort of nonetheless in the case of sure subjects and end one another’s sentences.”
He continued, “It’s a deal with for us to be collectively for every week working onerous, sort of 7 to 7. You don’t get to spend every week along with your brother very a lot. We’ve breakfast, lunch, and dinner collectively, in order that’s a deal with. I stay up for it. I’m positive he’s sick of me in regards to the time it’s over, however I’m glad we received it achieved,” Cooper mentioned. Capital One School Bowl will air Fridays at 8 p.m. on NBC.