“Road to the Super Bowl” kicks off pregame Sunday on CBS at 11am ET as NFL Films documents the San Francisco 49ers and Baltimore Ravens seasons. It’s the 43rd straight year that the special has aired. Here’s the press release from the NFL:
NFL FILMS’ “ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL” DEBUTS ON CBS AT 11:00 AM ET ON SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
43rd Year of TV’s Longest-Running, Most-Honored Annual Sports Special
One-Hour Special Culled From 1.7 Million Feet of Game Film & 400 Hours of Game Audio from 100 Coaches & Players
How did the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers advance to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans? Re-live the journey as only NFL Films can present it on “Road to the Super Bowl” on Super Bowl Sunday, February 3 at 11:00 AM ET on CBS.
“Road to the Super Bowl” begins with Kickoff Weekend and chronicles the 2012 NFL season utilizing NFL Films’ signature captivating video and sound from on the field and in the locker room from exclusive player and coach wirings.
“Road to the Super Bowl” is the longest-running (43 years) and most honored (28 Sports Emmys) annual sports special. “Road to the Super Bowl,” which debuted following the 1969 season, was culled by NFL Films producers from more than 1.7 million feet of game footage to 980 feet for the one-hour special. In addition, more than 400 hours of audio were captured from 100 exclusive coach and player on-field wirings. Original orchestral music was used in producing the show.