America's unofficial national holiday is just a couple days away as most of western civilization will grind to a halt for Super Bowl XLVII. Below is a smorgasbord of information to plan your Super Bowl Sunday around including pregame, postgame, TV, radio and more. Once again, President Barack Obama will appear on the CBS pregame being interviewed by Scott Pelley.
Super Bowl XLVII
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Baltimore Ravens (13-6, AFC Champions) vs. San Francisco 49ers (13-4-1, NFC Champions) - CBS 6PM Game Coverage | 6:30PM Kickoff
CBS Announcers - Jim Nantz & Phil Simms; Sideline Reporters: Steve Tasker & Solomon Wilcots
Dial Global Radio Announcers - Kevin Harlan & Boomer Esiason; Sideline Reporters: James Lofton & Mark Malone (Station finder)
Network Broadcast Schedules from New Orleans
CBS Super Bowl Sunday Schedule
NFL Films: Road to the Super Bowl (11AM)
The 43rd edition since 1969 New Orleans: Let the Good Times Roll (Noon)
Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition (1PM)
The Super Bowl Today (2PM) 4-hour Super Bowl Pregame show
The Super Bowl on CBS Kick Off Show (6PM)
Super Bowl XLVII: Baltimore Ravens vs San Francisco 49ers (6:30PM)
Super Bowl Post Game on CBS & CBS Sports Network at conclusion of the game
The Super Bowl Today: Pregame Show
Host: James Brown
Analysts: Bill Cowher, Boomer Esiason, Dan Marino & Shannon Sharpe
Reporters: Jason La Canfora, Lesley Visser & Tracy Wolfson; Steve Tasker (reporting on the 49ers) & Solomon Wilcots (reporting on the Ravens)
Interviews & Features
-CBS News’ Scott Pelley interviews President Barack Obama
-James Brown interviews Jim and John Harbaugh
-Shannon Sharpe interviews Ray Lewis
-Boomer Esiason interviews Joe Flacco
-Dan Marino interviews Colin Kaepernick
-Bill Cowher interviews Vernon Davis (with a message from Mike Singletary)
-O.J. Brigance narrates his story
-Ray Rice narrates the Baltimore Ravens season
-Aldon & Justin Smith narrates the San Francisco 49ers season
-Chuck Pagano & his family narrates his survival from cancer
-Zack Goldtich: High School senior and survivor of Aurora movie theatre shooting
-The Patrick Willis Story
-Player Safety & the future of football
-New Orleans Habitat Musicians Village: Harry Connick, Jr. & Branford Marsalis
ESPN SportCenter (8AM) Preview and reports from New Orleans & Bristol
Sunday NFL Countdown (10AM) 4-hour Super Bowl edition from New Orleans
NFL PrimeTime (10:30PM) Post-game coverage from New Orleans
ESPN SportCenter (11:30PM) Continuing post-game from New Orleans & Bristol
First on the Field (7AM) from The NFL Experience in New Orleans
NFL GameDay Morning (9AM) 8½-hour Super Bowl edition from New Orleans
A Football Life: Ray Lewis (5:30PM)
Super Bowl XLVII Game Center (6:30PM)
NFL GameDay Final (10PM) Post-game coverage from New Orleans
Here were the broadcasters for NFl Network's extended 8.5 hour NFL Gameday Morning Pregame show on Super Bowl Sunday this year- 1st off Steve Cyphers had a report on the 2 Harbaugh brothers and Andrea Kremer had a special segment on concussion's and wide reciever Laurent Robinson of the Jacksonville Jaguars,Rich Eisen,Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner,Warren Sapp,Michael Irvin and Steve Mariucci from the Mercedes- Benz Superdome and Melissa Stark was joined by Deion Sanders, Brian Billick and Jerome Bettis from the 2nd set inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdomeand had some segments with Steve Mariucci over Brian Billick and Brett Favre over Jerome Bettis, Ian Rapoport and Steve Wyche provided reports on the 2 teams, Kimberly Jones reported from the Baltimore Ravens Team Hotel and Stacey Dales reported from the San Francisco 49ers Team Hotel and lastly Amber Theoharris was joined by Willie Mcginest and Shaun o'Hara at the NFL Experience in New Orleans!
Brett Favre also joined Rich Eisen,Steve Mariucci, Kurt Warner,Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulk and Wrren Sapp on their main set too!!!
Brian Billick also sat down with Baltimore Ravens Head coach John Harbaugh to talk with him about his preparation for Super Bowl 47!
Melissa Stark had Deion Sanders and Brian Billick join her to discuss the most overlooked storylines for Super Bowl 47,the Word on the Street segment had Gerry Sandusky the radio PBP man for the Baltimore Ravens and Hall Of Famer Ted Robinson the Radio PBP voice for the San Francisco 49ers join the show and Lastly Actress Olivia Munn joined the show to share her thoughts on Super Bowl Sunday and to reflect on her history as a Sports Reporter!
Actress Olivia Munn joined Rich Eisen,Steve Mariucci ,Michael Irvin and Warren Sapp on their main set!
Here were the broadcasters for NFL Network's 1st on the field Pregame show on Super Bowl Sunday this year- Melissa Stark,Sterling Sharpe, Ladanian Tomlinson and Heath Evans broadcast from the NFL Experience in New Orleans, Darren Sharper provided analysis from Cafe Beignet on Bourbon Street,Albert Breer and Aditi Kinkhabwala provided reports from both team's Hotels and Steve Wyche provided the 1st reports from the Mercedes- Benz Superdome!
I know that Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals was a guest analyst on the Super Bowl Today Pregame Show on CBS yesterday, does anybody know if there was any other current players as Guest Analyst's on the Super Bowl Today Pregame Show on CBS yesterday???
The Annual Celebrity Beach Bowl on Super Bowl Weekend, was on the NBC Sports Network tonight and the broadcasters were Dan Patrick, Daryl Johnston and Tony Siragusa and Erin Andrews were the Sideline reporters for the game!
Pitbull also performed after the game too!!!
According to Tracy Wolfson's Twitter Page she is only doing reports for the Super Bowl Today Pregame Show on CBS and the Super Bowl Postgame Show on CBS Sports Network tomorrow night, she has also been working for CBS Sports Network from New Orleans for most of this week too!!!
The Super Bowl Today Pregame Show on CBS will also have Rachel Ray making the best Tailgating food, Live Performances from Matchbox 20 and OneRepublic and Clay Matthews of the Green Bay Packers will contribute to the show too!!!
All I need to know about the Super Bowl in advance is what time kickoff is and what network is airing it.