Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Broadcast guide for Super Bowl XLVII

Broadcast guide for today's coverage

CBS

2 p.m.: The Super Bowl Today pregame show

Hosted by James Brown with analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher

Show also includes host Greg Gumbel, analyst Clay Matthews, insider Jason La Canfora, reporters Lesley Visser and Tracy Wolfson, Steve Tasker, Solomon Wilcots

Features scheduled:

Coaches Jim and John Harbaugh

Former Raven O.J. Brigance, who suffers from ALS

Colts coach Jim Pagano

Zack Golditch, a survivor of the Aurora, Colo., movie theater shootings

Player safety and the future of the game

The music of New Orleans

Player features on Ravens LB Ray Lewis, Ravens QB Joe Flacco, Ravens RB Ray Rice, 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, 49ers TE Vernon Davis, 49ers LB Patrick Willis, 49ers LB Aldon Smith and 49ers DT Justin Smith

Other segments:

Live report from troops in Afghanistan, musical performances from OneRepublic and Matchbox Twenty and tailgating with cooking star Rachael Ray

6:30: Approximate time of kickoff

ESPN

10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Sunday NFL Countdown

Hosts: Chris Berman, Suzy Kolber, Mike Tirico

Analysts: Cris Carter, Mike Ditka, Tom Jackson, Keyshawn Johnson, Jon Gruden, Tedy Bruschi, Trent Dilfer, Merril Hoge, Ron Jaworski and Steve Young

Reporters: Sal Paolantonio (Ravens) and Ed Werder (49ers)

Planned features: 49ers pass rusher Aldon Smith; breaking the color barrier with QB Doug Williams; interviews with Ravens QB Joe Flacco and 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, Ravens WR Torrey Smith; Frank Caliendo impersonates Gruden on Bourbon Street

NFL Network

7 a.m: First on the Field

9 a.m.: NFL GameDay Morning

5:30 p.m.: Ray Lewis: A Football Life

6:30 p.m.: Super Bowl XLVII Game Center

10 p.m.: NFL GameDay Final

Midnight: NFL GameDay Final

Super facts

At stake: NFL championship

Participants Baltimore Ravens (AFC) and San Francisco 49ers (NFC); the second appearance for the Ravens (1-0) and the sixth for the 49ers (5-0)

Network coverage By CBS to more than 200 stations throughout the United States. The game will be distributed internationally by the NFL and NFL International to more than 185 countries and broadcast in 30 different languages.

Trophy The winner receives permanent possession of the Vince Lombardi Trophy, a sterling silver trophy created by Tiffany & Co. and presented annually to the winner of the Super Bowl. The trophy was named after the late coach Lombardi of the two-time Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers before the 1971 Super Bowl. The trophy is a regulation-sized silver football mounted in a kicking position on a pyramid-like stand of three concave sides. The trophy stands 20¾ inches tall, weighs 6.7 pounds and is valued more than $25,000. The words "Vince Lombardi" and "Super Bowl XLVII" are engraved on the base along with the NFL shield.

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