Super Bowl 2013 pregame shows on CBS
11am ET: ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL
12pm ET: NEW ORLEANS: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
1pm ET: PHIL SIMMS ALL-IRON TEAM: SUPER BOWL EDITION
2pm ET: THE SUPER BOWL TODAY
6pm ET: SUPER BOWL ON CBS KICK-OFF SHOW
CBS Sports culminates its coverage of the 2012-13 NFL season with SUPER BOWL XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3 (6:30 PM, ET kick-off) from the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, La., live on the CBS Television Network. Super Bowl XLVII will be the Network’s 18th Super Bowl broadcast overall.
CBS Sports’ Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, marking the third time in his illustrious 28-year CBS Sports broadcasting career that Nantz calls play-by-play for the Super Bowl, and fifth overall for the Network. Nantz called his first Super Bowl in 2007 and hosted the Network’s Super Bowl pre-game show, THE SUPER BOWL TODAY, in 2001 and 2004. Simms provides analysis for his seventh Super Bowl, the fifth for CBS Sports.
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.
Following is a preliminary schedule of pre-game programming on CBS (all times Eastern):
11:00 AM, ET: ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL — ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL is NFL Films’ annual look back at the greatest sights and sounds of the 2012 NFL season. Culled by NFL Films producers, the one-hour special features the best of nearly 100 players and coaches wired for sound, focusing on the most exciting moments and the best teams on the journey to New Orleans for Super Bowl XLVII. Original orchestral music was once again used in producing the show. ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL debuted following the 1969 season.
12:00 NOON, ET: NEW ORLEANS: LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL — CBS Sports celebrates the host city of New Orleans with a special one-hour program hosted by one of the Crescent City’s very own, internationally-acclaimed musician, composer and bandleader,Wynton Marsalis. The Grammy Award-winning Marsalis takes us to one of the most unique cities in the world introducing the rhythm and soul of the Big Easy through its music, its people, traditions and love of football and the New Orleans Saints as it prepares for the biggest party of the year.
1:00 PM, ET: PHIL SIMMS ALL-IRON TEAM: SUPER BOWL EDITION —A true Football Lovers show, CBS Sports’ lead NFL analyst and former N.Y. Giants Super Bowl XXI MVP Phil Simms, and his broadcast partner, Jim Nantz, takes a look at some of the greatest stories in Super Bowl history. He will count down many of his favorite moments, including the top Catches, Blunders, Gambles and Runs in the history of the biggest game in sports. He also will delve deep into the history of the game, and tell the little known stories of the top assistant coaches, most unlikely heroes, players who should have been MVP, and the best teams never to win the Lombardi Trophy. Some of these great stories will be told by the players and coaches themselves. Bill Belichick,John Elway, Sean Payton, David Tyree, plus an unprecedented reunion for the first time ever of Leon Lett and Don Beebe, who shared in one of the most memorable plays in Super Bowl lore, will all be featured. [The All-Iron Trophy is an old fashioned iron emblematic of Simms’ obsession with ironing. According to his mother, as a child Phil pressed his football and baseball uniforms, and to this day remains committed to creases.
2:00 PM, ET: THE SUPER BOWL TODAY—Originating live from three separate sites in New Orleans: CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square, Champions Square and the Louisiana Superdome, James Brown, Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher, along with Greg Gumbel, anchor the Network’s pre-game show previewing all the football and excitement leading up to Super Bowl XLVII. NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, reporters Lesley Visser, along with Steve Tasker andSolomon Wilcots, also will cover the pre-game activities.
6:00 PM, ET: SUPER BOWL ON CBS KICK-OFF SHOW
6:30 PM, ET: SUPER BOWL XLVII – Kick-off of Super Bowl XLVII live from New Orleans on the CBS Television Network.