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Super Bowl Dr. Remote

Dr. Remote Super Bowl edition

St. Petersburg Times staff writer Tom Jones looks at the TV and radio coverage of Super Bowl XLV

Who will call the game on Fox?

Joe Buck: This will be his third Super Bowl as lead play-by-play announcer.

Troy Aikman: This will be his third Super Bowl as analyst.

Pam Oliver: This will be her fourth Super Bowl as sideline reporter.

Chris Myers: This will be his fourth Super Bowl as sideline reporter.

Pregame shows


2-6 p.m.: Pregame show hosted by Curt Menefee with analysts Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson and Michael Strahan, reporters Jay Glazer, Pam Oliver and Chris Myers and comedic prognosticator Frank Caliendo. TMZ will look at the Super Bowl scene. Bradshaw goes in-depth with Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Former and current NFL stars help read excerpts from the Declaration of Independence. Bill O'Reilly interviews President Barack Obama. And actor Michael Douglas voices the "Journey to Super Bowl XLV.''

ESPN: Sunday NFL Countdown

10 a.m.: Opening narrated by actor Martin Sheen.

10:45: The invention of the Cheesehead.

11:30: Steelers coach Mike Tomlin.

11:45: Packers linebacker Clay Matthews and coach Kevin Greene.

Noon: Interview with Packers QB Aaron Rodgers.

12:15: A look back at Bears great William "Refrigerator'' Perry.

12:30: Packers coach Mike McCarthy.

1:15: Matchup between Rodgers and Steelers safety Troy Polamalu.

12:45: The history of the Steelers running game.

1:30: The improvisation of Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger.

Other features include predictions and analysis of the matchup.

NFL Network

9 a.m.: How players prepare, position breakdowns, Super Bowl coaches, live reports from team hotels.

10: Fans of both teams, key matchups, Vince Lombardi, Hines Ward.

11: Clay Matthews, Kevin Greene, both quarterbacks, defensive players to watch, Steelers dynasty.

Noon: Announcement of Associated Press NFL MVP, Aaron Rodgers interview, what Super Bowl title means, defensive coordinators.

1: Ben Roethlisberger interview, defenses, Troy Polamalu, Charles Woodson, X-factors.

2: Interviews with Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and Patriots QB Tom Brady.

3: Actors Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston on set.

4: Cowboys QB Roger Staubach, celebrity picks, analysts predictions.


Westwood One (1010-AM locally) handles the broadcast. Play-by-play Kevin Harlan will call his first Super Bowl on radio and analyst Boomer Esiason will be working his 11th Super Bowl radio broadcast and 12th overall. Former NFL players James Lofton and Mark Malone will work the sidelines with Jim Gray handling the pregame and halftime shows.

Super Bowl Dr. Remote 02/05/11 [Last modified: Saturday, February 5, 2011 8:34pm]
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