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TV: Ch. 13

Joe Buck (play by play): Buck, 38, will be calling his second Super Bowl. The son of legendary announcer Jack Buck, he has been at Fox since 1994 and has been the network's lead play-by-play announcer since 2004. He called his first Super Bowl in 2005 at 35, making him the youngest play-by-play announcer in the history of the Super Bowl. Buck also is Fox's lead announcer on baseball and has been an announcer for the Cardinals since 1991. He grew up in St. Louis, but he was born in St. Petersburg.

Troy Aikman (color commentary): Aikman, 41, is working his second Super Bowl as a broadcaster. Of course, he has plenty of experience as a player, having quarterbacked the Cowboys to three championships in the 1990s. The Hall of Famer has been with Fox since 2000.

Pam Oliver (sideline reporter): Oliver, 46, is working her fifth Super Bowl for Fox. Before joining Fox, she worked at ESPN and several local stations, including Tampa's Ch. 13. Oliver graduated from Florida A&M. While at FAMU, she was an All-American in the 400 meters and the mile.

Chris Myers (sideline reporter): Myers, 48, is working his first Super Bowl with Fox. He has been affiliated with Fox since 1998. Before that, he spent 11 years at ESPN, where he was a SportsCenter anchor and host of the show Up Close.

Radio: 1010-AM, Westwood One

Marv Albert (play by play): Albert, 66, is working his fourth Super Bowl for Westwood One. He has been the primary voice for the NBA on NBC and TNT for the past 20 years. He has called virtually every major sport and was the longtime announcer for the New York Knicks and Rangers.

Boomer Esiason (color): Esiason, 46, is working his sixth Super Bowl for Westwood One. An NFL player for 14 seasons, Esiason was the Bengals quarterback in Super Bowl XXIII against the 49ers. He is one of the co-hosts of the NFL Today on CBS and once did commentary for Monday Night Football.

John Dockery (sideline reporter): Dockery, 63, is working his eighth Super Bowl with Westwood One. He has been an NFL analyst on radio since 1980 and was a sideline reporter for NBC's coverage of Notre Dame football. A former NFL defensive back, Dockery was a member of the 1968 Jets Super Bowl championship team.

Bonnie Bernstein (sideline reporter): Bernstein, 37, is working her fourth Super Bowl for Westwood One. She has been with CBS Sports since 1998, covering mostly the NFL and NCAA basketball. Before joining CBS, she worked at ESPN and was a four-time academic All-American in gymnastics while at Maryland.

Today's lineup on Ch. 13

2-2:30 p.m.: Reports from the team hotels. Jimmy Johnson reviews Giants-Pats Dec. 29 game. A look at the 1972 Dolphins. Get to know Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora.

2:30-3: Red Carpet interviews. Grumpy old coaches segment. A look at the 1960s Packers. Features on Giants QB Eli Manning. Get to know Pats safety Rodney Harrison. Remembering those with NFL ties who died in 2007.

3-3:30: Comic Frank Caliendo. Feature on Giants front four. Get to know Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce. Insider Jay Glazer interviews four players, including former Bucs safety John Lynch. Feature on New York-Boston rivalry.

3:30-4: Jimmy Johnson interviews Pats coach Bill Belichick. A look at the 1970s Steelers. Willie Nelson and Sara Evans perform Mamas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys. A feature on the business of the Super Bowl.

4-4:30: Feature on Pats receiver Randy Moss. Get to know his fellow receivers, Donte Stallworth and Wes Welker. Interview with NASCAR champ Jimmie Johnson. Premiere of Paula Abdul's Dance Like There's NoTomorrow.

4:30-5: Giants DE Michael Strahan's diary. Howie Long interviews Pats linebacker Junior Seau. Look at the 1990s Cowboys. Making of Bud Light Super Bowl commercials.

5-5:30: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman provide initial thoughts. Alicia Keys performs. Interview with Giants coach Tom Coughlin.

5:30-6: Terry Bradshaw interviews Pats QB Tom Brady. Predictions from Fox crew. Declaration of Independence reading by NFL community.

6: Game coverage begins; introduction of teams.

6:18: Kickoff. Halftime: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers.

9:45 (approximate): Postgame show, with Lombardi Trophy presentation by Doug Williams, who 20 years ago quarterbacked the Redskins in Super Bowl XXII and is now on the Bucs' personnel staff.

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