Your Super Bowl Sunday schedule


America's unofficial national holiday is just a couple days away as most of western civilization will grind to a halt for Super Bowl XLVII.  Below is a smorgasbord of information to plan your Super Bowl Sunday around including pregame, postgame, TV, radio and more.  Once again, President Barack Obama will appear on the CBS pregame being interviewed by Scott Pelley.

Super Bowl XLVII

Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans

Baltimore Ravens (13-6, AFC Champions) vs. San Francisco 49ers (13-4-1, NFC Champions) – CBS 6PM Game Coverage | 6:30PM Kickoff

CBS Announcers – Jim Nantz & Phil Simms; Sideline Reporters: Steve Tasker & Solomon Wilcots

Dial Global Radio Announcers – Kevin Harlan & Boomer Esiason; Sideline Reporters: James Lofton & Mark Malone (Station finder)

Network Broadcast Schedules from New Orleans

CBS Super Bowl Sunday Schedule

NFL Films: Road to the Super Bowl (11AM)
The 43rd edition since 1969 New Orleans: Let the Good Times Roll (Noon)
Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition (1PM)
The Super Bowl Today (2PM) 4-hour Super Bowl Pregame show
The Super Bowl on CBS Kick Off Show (6PM)
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens vs San Francisco 49ers (6:30PM)
Super Bowl Post Game on CBS & CBS Sports Network at conclusion of the game


The Super Bowl Today: Pregame Show 

Host: James Brown 
Analysts: Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino & Shannon Sharpe 
Reporters: Jason La Canfora, Lesley Visser & Tracy Wolfson; Steve Tasker (reporting on the 49ers) & Solomon Wilcots (reporting on the Ravens)

Interviews & Features 

-CBS News’ Scott Pelley interviews President Barack Obama 
-James Brown interviews Jim and John Harbaugh 
-Shannon Sharpe interviews Ray Lewis 
-Boomer Esiason interviews Joe Flacco 
-Dan Marino interviews Colin Kaepernick 
-Bill Cowher interviews Vernon Davis (with a message from Mike Singletary) 
-O.J. Brigance narrates his story 
-Ray Rice narrates the Baltimore Ravens season 
-Aldon & Justin Smith narrates the San Francisco 49ers season 
-Chuck Pagano & his family narrates his survival from cancer 
-Zack Goldtich: High School senior and survivor of Aurora movie theatre shooting 
-The Patrick Willis Story 
-Player Safety & the future of football 
-New Orleans Habitat Musicians Village: Harry Connick, Jr. & Branford Marsalis


ESPN SportCenter (8AM) Preview and reports from New Orleans & Bristol
Sunday NFL Countdown (10AM) 4-hour Super Bowl edition from New Orleans
NFL PrimeTime (10:30PM) Post-game coverage from New Orleans
ESPN SportCenter (11:30PM) Continuing post-game from New Orleans & Bristol

NFL Network

First on the Field (7AM) from The NFL Experience in New Orleans
NFL GameDay Morning (9AM) 8½-hour Super Bowl edition from New Orleans
A Football Life: Ray Lewis (5:30PM)
Super Bowl XLVII Game Center (6:30PM)
NFL GameDay Final (10PM) Post-game coverage from New Orleans  

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About Matt Yoder

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Your Super Bowl Sunday schedule (updated)

This is your center for all of NBC’s football coverage for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.  Game coverage begins at 6 PM ET with kickoff around 6:30 ET with a full six hours of pregame coverage.  There are several interviews planned for the pregame show including President Obama, both quarterbacks, Madonna, and both coaches.  Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth have the TV call while Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason have the radio call.  

***Updated: We also have more details from NBC on the schedule of the pregame show and what you’ll see throughout the pregame show.  That can be found below the list of interviews and features.

Super Bowl XLVI | Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN

New York Giants (11-7 NFC Champions) vs. New England Patriots (15-3 AFC Champions)

(NBC 6PM Game Coverage; 6:30PM Kickoff)

Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth
Sideline Reporter: Michele Tafoya

Radio Announcers: (DialGlobal/Westwood One) Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason
Sideline Reporters: James Lofton & Mark Malone

NBC Super Bowl Coverage

NFL Films: Road to the Super Bowl (NBC Noon)

Super Bowl XLVI Pregame Show (NBC 1PM)

Co-Hosts: Bob Costas, Dan Patrick
Analysts: Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison
Guest Analysts: Doug Flutie, Aaron Rodgers (Packers) & Hines Ward (Steelers)
Reporters: Peter King, Mike Florio
Hotel Reporters: Alex Flanagan, Liam McHugh, Randy Moss


  • Matt Lauer interviews President Barack Obama
  • Bob Costas interviews Tom Brady & Madonna
  • Dan Patrick interviews Eli Manning
  • Al Michaels interviews Patriots owner Robert Kraft
  • Tony Dungy interviews Tom Coughlin & Victor Cruz
  • Rodney Harrison interviews Bill Belichick & Aaron Hernandez
  • Bob Costas interviews John Mara (not previously announced)

Field Set Analysts: Collinsworth, Flutie and Harrison

Hometown Hero: Visits of the hometowns of Eli Manning and Jason Pierre-Paul of the Giants and Tom Brady, Aaron Hernandez, and Wes Welker of the Patriots


  • Mathias Kiwanuka (Giants)
  • Behind the Quarterbacks: Archie & Olivia Manning (Manning’s parents); Tom Martinez (Brady’s mentor)
  • Helmet Catch: Costas interviews Rodney Harrison & David Tyree
  • Vince Wolfork (Patriots)
  • Steve Gleason, Ex-New Orleans Saints player who is diagnosed with ALS (done by Peter King)

NBC Pregame Schedule & More Features

*During the 1 ET hour, Tony Dungy speaks with Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and the hometown heroes segment air featuring Jason Pierre-Paul and Aaron Hernandez.  Hines Ward & Aaron Rodgers join the set to look back on last year’s Super Bowl and the 2011 turning points for the Packers & Steelers.

*In the 2 ET hour, a feature on the legacy of Indianapolis and the impact of bringing the Super Bowl to the city for the first time airs with comments from former Colts coach Tony Dungy.

*A feature on Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko has him talking about his harrowing upbringing in Romania and the strange way he was introduced to football.  

*A highlight of Vince Wilfork’s feature piece is claiming to outrun Tom Brady in the 40 yard dash.  Given what we’ve seen from Vince in action and Brady’s complete lack of mobility, who’s to say he can’t?  

*Bill Belichick’s interview with Rodney Harrison will run during the 3 ET hour.

*David Tyree and Rodney Harrison reunite during the 4 ET hour to discuss the helmet catch and their link through history in Super Bowl XLII.

*The 5 ET hour focuses exclusively on the buildup for Super Bowl XLVI.

About Matt Yoder

Award winning sportswriter at The Comeback and Awful Announcing. The biggest cat in the whole wide world.