NFL Network’s wall-to-wall coverage of Super Bowl XLIV

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By Ryan

NFL Network announced its “everything but the game itself” coverage of Super Bowl XLIV from South Florida. Highlights include 8.5 hours of pregame coverage on Sunday, along with 65 hours of original programming from South Florida. From NFL Network:

THE LONGEST PREGAME SHOW IN HISTORY – A RECORD 8.5 HOURS OF SUPER BOWL SUNDAY COVERAGE ON NFL NETWORK

SUPER COVERAGE INCLUDES MORE THAN 50 HOURS OF LIVE PROGRAMMING OF SUPER BOWL XLIV FROM SOUTH FLORIDA PROVIDING VIEWERS ALL-ACCESS PASS

Unmatched Super Bowl-Winning Analyst Line-Up Includes Deion Sanders, Marshall Faulk, Michael Irvin, Warren Sapp, Rod Woodson and Joe Theismann Plus Many More Analysts and Special Guests

Beginning Wednesday, January 27, NFL Network sets down in South Florida and for 13 days, brings viewers wall-to-wall coverage of the 2010 Pro Bowl, Super Bowl XLIV and all the events in between. On Super Bowl Sunday, NFL Network’s pregame show, NFL GameDay Morning will provide a record 8 ½ hours of live coverage starting at 9:00 AM ET with 17 on-air personalities from four locations across South Florida.

With more than 65 hours of original programming from South Florida combined with the classic, complementary Super Bowl content including Emmy award-winning NFL Films specials that can only be found on NFL Network, fans receive the complete NFL postseason experience with more than 100 hours of round-the-clock programming.

For the first time ever, the Pro Bowl sets the stage for all the excitement of Super Bowl week. January 27-29 from 9:00 AM-12 Noon ET and January 30 from 9:00-11:00 AM ET, Rich Eisen, Michael Irvin and Deion Sanders bring viewers four days of live, high-definition coverage of both AFC and NFC practices with analysis, interviews and wired sound from the field. On game day, Sunday, January 31, the trio teams up with Marshall Faulk and Stacey Dales for a 2 ½ hour NFL Total Access Pro Bowl Pregame Show at 5:00 PM ET, followed by a one-hour postgame show after the game.

NFL Network’s coverage makes a seamless transition into Super Bowl week with its signature programs NFL Total Access, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL GameDay Final, The Coaches Show and Playbook. The week begins with a 2 ½ hour NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl Monday, February 1 at 3:00 PM ET. Fran Charles, Jason La Canfora, Steve Mariucci, Rod Woodson and Jamie Dukes cover the arrivals of both AFC and NFC representatives to South Florida from NFL Network’s on location set overlooking the popular Ocean Drive on South Beach.

In addition to the South Beach location, NFL Network also holds a presence in the middle of the media hub broadcasting 21 live hours from the Media Center and provides all-access coverage of Tuesday’s Media Day live from Sun Life Stadium with interviews and sound from both AFC and NFC teams.

NFL Network’s round-the-clock Super Bowl coverage includes 56.5 hours of LIVE programming from all across South Florida making the network the premiere place for the most Super Bowl XLIV coverage.

Highlights of NFL Network’s Super Bowl XLIV programming will include:
·        Every NFL-related press conference live, including team arrivals, player availability, head coach press conferences, Super Bowl pregame entertainment press conference Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 PM ET, ‘The Who’ halftime press conference Thursday, Feb. 4 at 3:00 PM ET, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year press conference Friday, Feb. 5 at 9:00 AM ET, Commissioner Goodell’s Super Bowl press conference Friday, Feb. 5 at 11:30 AM ET, Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2010 announcement Saturday, Feb. 6 at 4:30 PM ET and Super Bowl MVP press conference Monday, Feb. 8 at 8:30 AM ET.
·        Primetime airings each night with extended 90-minute versions of NFL Total Access at 7:00 PM ET from South Beach with the latest news, interviews, analysis and special guests
·        Two episodes of The Coaches Show featuring Steve Mariucci, alongside select guest coaches including Jim Mora and Jeff Fisher
·        Four episodes of Playbook with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, Brian Billick, Solomon Wilcots, and Joe Theismann providing X-O analysis on the Colts and Saints’ game plan using all-22 game film and insight straight from the players
·        Live 8 ½-hour NFL GameDay Morning pregame show beginning at 9:00 AM ET on Super Bowl Sunday from Sun Life Stadium and the South Beach.
·        Two hours of NFL GameDay Final post-Super Bowl coverage live from Sun Life Stadium.
·        Four hours of coverage from Super Bowl Media Day Tuesday, February 2.
·        Special afternoon editions of NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET Wednesday and Thursday and 1:00 – 7:00 PM ET Friday from South Beach, featuring interviews with star players and special guests.
·        Live coverage from Saints and Colts team hotels.
·        10 airings of original broadcast versions of six previous Super Bowls including Super Bowl XLII, Super Bowl XXIII, Super Bowl XXX, the Colts last Super Bowl victory in Miami vs. Chicago in Super Bowl XLI and Super Bowl XLIII with select halftime shows including Tom Petty, Prince and Bruce Springsteen.
·        A roundup of the greatest Super Bowl commercials of all-time.

Guest scheduled to appear on NFL Network:
·        Wednesday, Feb. 3 – Jerome Bettis, Emmitt Smith, Larry Fitzgerald, Kurt Warner, Mark Sanchez, Mike Pereira, Jay Glazer
·        Thursday, Feb. 4 – Jim Kelly, Chad Ochocinco, Osi Umenyiora, Terrell Owens, Troy Aikman, Joe Montana, Dwight Clark, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of ‘The Who,’ Hines Ward (guest analyst), Jay Glazer
·        Friday, Feb. 5 – Colt McCoy, Eli Manning, Donovan McNabb (guest analyst)
·        Saturday, Feb. 6 – Joey Porter (guest analyst)

Detailed Day-by-Day Coverage (all times ET):

Monday, February 1

11:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

12:30 PM – Game Changers – Drew Brees and Harry Connick, Jr.

1:00 PM – NFL Film Session – 2006 Indianapolis Colts

1:30 PM – Game of the Week – Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears

2:30 PM – America’s Game – 1970 Baltimore Colts

3:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach with coverage of team arrivals

8:30 PM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots (Halftime featuring Tom Petty)

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

1:00 AM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots (Halftime featuring Tom Petty)

Tuesday, February 2

9:30 AM – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – Indianapolis Colts

11:00 AM – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – Bonus Coverage

12:00 NOON – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – New Orleans Saints

1:30 PM – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – Indianapolis Colts (encore)

3:00 PM – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – Extended Sound

4:00 PM – Super Bowl XLIV Media Day Live – New Orleans Saints (encore)

5:30 PM – NFL Film Session – Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears

6:00 PM – America’s Game – 2006 Indianapolis Colts

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach

8:30 PM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

1:00 AM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XXIII: San Francisco 49ers vs. Cincinnati Bengals

Wednesday, February 3

8:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE AFC press conference

11:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE NFC press conference

6:00 PM – The Head Coaches

6:30 PM – Playbook – New Orleans Saints defense

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach

8:30 PM – Saints Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 New Orleans Saints

9:30 PM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

12:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

2:00 AM – Saints Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 New Orleans Saints

3:00 AM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XXX: Dallas Cowboys vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

Thursday, February 4

8:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE AFC press conference

11:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE NFC press conference

2:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – Pregame Entertainment Press Conference

3:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – Halftime Entertainment, The Who Press Conference

6:00 PM – The Head Coaches

6:30 PM – Playbook – Indianapolis Colts defense

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach

8:30 PM – Colts Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 Indianapolis Colts

9:30 PM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears (Halftime show featuring Prince)

12:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

2:00 AM – Colts Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 Indianapolis Colts

3:00 AM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XLI: Indianapolis Colts vs. Chicago Bears (Halftime show featuring Prince)

Friday, February 5

8:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from Super Bowl Media Center

8:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – AFC Head Coach Press Conference

9:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Press Conference

9:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – NFC Head Coach Press Conference

11:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – Commissioner Goodell Super Bowl Press Conference

1:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

6:30 PM – Playbook – New Orleans Saints offense

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach

8:30 PM – Best of the Decade – The 2000s

9:30 PM – Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials

10:30 PM – NFL’s Top 10 – Top 10 Super Bowl Performances

11:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

Saturday, February 6

7:30 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl (encore)

9:00 AM – America’s Game – 1970 Baltimore Colts

10:00 AM – America’s Game – 2006 Indianapolis Colts

11:00 AM – Best of the Decade – The 2000s

12 NOON – Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials

1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10 – Top 10 Super Bowl Performances

2:00 PM – Colts Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 Indianapolis Colts

3:00 PM – Saints Road to the Super Bowl – 2009 New Orleans Saints

4:00 PM – Can’t Miss Plays of 2009

4:30 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl

5:00 PM – 2010 Pro Football Hall of Fame Announcement Show

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from South Beach

8:30 PM – Playbook – Indianapolis Colts offense

9:30 PM – Super Bowl Classics – Super Bowl XLIII: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Arizona Cardinals (Halftime show featuring Bruce Springsteen)

Sunday, February 7

8:00 AM – Playbook (Indianapolis Colts offense; encore)

9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning at the Super Bowl – LIVE from Sun Life Stadium and South Beach

5:30 PM – 2009 Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders

6:30 PM – Super Bowl StatZone

10:00 PM – NFL GameDay Final – LIVE from Sun Life Stadium

Monday, February 8

8:30 AM – Super Bowl XLIV MVP Press Conference

9:30 AM – NFL GameDay Final

6:30 PM – The Head Coaches

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access

8:00 PM – Playbook – Super Bowl XLIV

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