Record 87 Hours of Live On-Location Coverage from Arizona, Including 12.5 Hours of Super Bowl Sunday Coverage
41 On-Air Personalities with a Combined 18 Super Bowl Rings
First-Ever Social Media Command Center to Provide Updates on Twitter, Facebook & Instagram Conversation Surrounding Super Bowl XLIX
‘NFL AM,’ ‘Super Bowl Live,’ ‘NFL Total Access’ & ‘Super Bowl Tonight’ Shows Live from Arizona Throughout the Week
Comprehensive Live Coverage of Super Bowl XLIX Media Day from the US Airways Center – Tuesday, January 27
For the 12th year, NFL Network is on-location providing comprehensive, wall-to-wall coverage of Super Bowl week. With a record 87 live hours of on-location coverage from Arizona, and featuring a roster of 41 on-air personalities with a combined 18 Super Bowl rings, NFL Network is the go-to destination for expert analysis, the latest news and reports, special guest appearances, matchup-related programming and more leading up to Super Bowl XLIX.
Beginning Monday, January 26, NFL Network kicks off its coverage from Arizona with live coverage of the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots team arrivals. With 12.5 hours of pregame and postgame coverage on Super Bowl Sunday, a new show Super Bowl Tonight Monday-Thursday at 8:00 PM ET, on-location live telecasts of original shows such as NFL AM, NFL Total Access and Super Bowl Live, special Super Bowl-related programming such as Players Only: Super Bowl XLIX and Playbook: Super Bowl XLIX Preview, Super Bowl features and expansive matchup-related programming and features, NFL Network provides all-encompassing inside access to everything inside and outside of Super Bowl XLIX.
Super Bowl Sunday Coverage
On Super Bowl Sunday, February 1, NFL Network provides 12.5 hours of live pregame and postgame coverage, starting at 7:00 AM ET with NFL GameDay First, presented by Verizon. NFL Network’s coverage continues at 9:00 AM ET with a special 8.5-hour edition of NFL GameDay Morning, presented by U.S. Marine Corps., utilizing 25 on-air talent members. Following the game, NFL GameDay Final, presented by Mercedes-Benz, is live from University of Phoenix Stadium with postgame interviews with players and coaches, in-depth analysis and complete game highlights.
NFL GameDay First – 7:00 AM ET
- Sterling Sharpe, Shaun O’Hara & Michael Robinson – NFL Experience
- Jeff Darlington & Aditi Kinkhabwala – Team hotels
NFL GameDay Morning – 9:00 AM ET
- Rich Eisen, Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp & Michael Irvin – University of Phoenix main set
- Ian Rapoport – University of Phoenix Stadium
- Melissa Stark, Deion Sanders & Willie McGinest – NFL Fan Plaza
- Chris Rose, Willie McGinest, LaDainian Tomlinson & Terrell Davis – NFL Experience
- Brian Billick & Shaun O’Hara – Booth
- Stacey Dales & Heath Evans – Seahawks hotel
- Kimberly Jones & Nate Burleson – Patriots hotel
- Steve Wyche – Seahawks arrival & sideline
- Alex Flanagan – Patriots arrival & sideline
NFL Network’s Super Bowl XLIX programming includes:
- On Monday, January 26, NFL Network provides live coverage of both team arrivals for Super Bowl XLIX. Throughout the week, NFL Network provides live coverage from each team hotel
- NFL AM airs Monday, January 26 – Friday, January 30 at 6:00 AM ET, delivering four hours of live analysis and interviews. Monday’s edition of the show airs from Seattle and Boston, as well as NFL Network’s studios in Los Angeles. Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday’s shows air live from the “Fan Gallery” in Radio Row in Arizona, providing the first reports and analysis from the site of Super Bowl XLIX each day. Hosts Rhett Lewis and Erin Coscarelli are joined by analysts Eric Davis, LaVar Arrington and Jordan Babineaux throughout the week. NFL AM’s on-site coverage of Super Bowl XLIX is presented by Dannon and Xbox One
- Super Bowl Live airs Monday, January 26 from 12 Noon – 7:00 PM ET, Wednesday, January 28, Thursday, January 29 & Friday, January 30 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM ET, and Saturday, January 31 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM ET from two sets at the NFL Experience with up-to-the-minute reports, analysis and interviews with some of the biggest names in sports and entertainment. Super Bowl Live is presented throughout the week by GMC, Golden Corral, Mazda, Papa Johns and Ram Trucks
- Monday, January 26 – Friday, January 30 at 7:00 PM ET and Saturday, January 31 at 11:00 PM ET, NFL Total Access recaps the day’s action, provides the latest news reports, features on-air appearances by special guests and breaks down the key matchups leading up to kickoff of Super Bowl XLIX
- Super Bowl Tonight airs Monday, January 26 – Thursday, January 29 at 8:00 PM ET from the NFL Experience, providing further analysis, news reports and interviews. Melissa Stark and Deion Sanders host
- NFL Network provides 3.5 hours of live coverage from Super Bowl XLIX Media Day at the US Airways Center Tuesday, January 27 beginning at 12 Noon ET. Host Chris Rose is joined by analysts Michael Irvin, Kurt Warner and Marshall Faulk at the desk, while Deion Sanders roams the scene providing interviews with players and coaches. Between the two sessions, NFL Network analysts Willie McGinest and Michael Robinson, and NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and Mike Silver offer further analysis and information
- New this season, NFL Network presents the Social Media Command Center. With the Super Bowl generating record-breaking activity in social media channels, for the first time ever NFL Media adds the Social Media Command Center to its arsenal of Super Bowl coverage. Through a dedicated location in the Super Bowl Media Center, NFL Media’s social team will monitor all activity and conversation to stay up to date on all of the latest buzz and trending topics, keeping fans near and far connected to all of the news and action throughout the week. NFL Network’s Super Bowl week coverage will feature daily hits from the Social Media Command Center, providing updates on the latest topics generating conversation. The Social Media Command Center is sponsored by Verizon.
- Super Bowl Saturday Night, a one-hour red-carpet show, airs Saturday, January 31 at 8:00 PM ET leading up to the 4th annual NFL Honors awards show on NBC. Melissa Stark and Deion Sanders host, along with Erin Coscarelli on the Red Carpet and Lindsay Rhodes in the Xfinity Lounge. Super Bowl Saturday Night is presented by Xfinity
- NFL-related press conferences live, including team arrivals, player availability, AFC & NFC head coach press conferences Friday, January 30, Katy Perry’s Super Bowl halftime entertainment press conference Thursday, January 29 and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s Super Bowl press conference Friday, January 30
- On Thursday, January 29 at 10:00 PM ET, NFL Network calls a ‘players only’ meeting to discuss and debate all of the topics leading up to Super Bowl XLIX on Players Only: Super Bowl XLIX
- See the game the way the pros do and break down Super Bowl XLIX with Playbook: Super Bowl XLIX Preview Friday, January 30 at 8:00 PM ET. Analysts Sterling Sharpe, Shaun O’Hara and Brian Billick break down the matchup between the team and team, and predict who they believe will raise the Lombardi Trophy on Super Bowl Sunday. Playbook: Super Bowl XLIX Preview is presented by Burger King
ABOUT NFL NETWORK
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