CBS held a media day earlier this week in New York to officially roll out its Super Bowl programming lineup. The network will feature seven hours of pre-game coverage leading up the 47th edition of the NFL championship game held in New Orlean’s Superdome on Sunday February 3 at 6:30 p.m. This will be the 18th Super Bowl broadcast for CBS in its history.
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the action with Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots as the sideline reporters. This is Nantz third time as play-by-play announcer for the Super Bowl.
CBS Sports’ seven hours of pre-game coverage begins with “Road to the Super Bowl” at 11:00 a.m., followed by New Orleans: Let the Good Times Roll” at Noon. Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition” at 1:00 p.m. and “The Super Bowl Today”, the Network’s live pre-game studio show from 2:00-6:00 p.m. with James Brown along with Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe, Bill Cowher, Greg Gumbel, NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, Lesley Visser, Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots.
In addition, CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, debuts its Super Bowl coverage with more than 50 hours of original programming including first-time ever extended post-game coverage with “Super Bowl Live: Post-Game Show”, hosted by Brown, Marino, Esiason, Sharpe and Cowher.
The game will air locally in the Tampa Bay area on WTSP-TV 10.