This is your center for all of NBC's football coverage for Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis. Game coverage begins at 6 PM ET with kickoff around 6:30 ET with a full six hours of pregame coverage. There are several interviews planned for the pregame show including President Obama, both quarterbacks, Madonna, and both coaches. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth have the TV call while Kevin Harlan and Boomer Esiason have the radio call.
***Updated: We also have more details from NBC on the schedule of the pregame show and what you'll see throughout the pregame show. That can be found below the list of interviews and features.
Super Bowl XLVI | Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, IN
New York Giants (11-7 NFC Champions) vs. New England Patriots (15-3 AFC Champions)
(NBC 6PM Game Coverage; 6:30PM Kickoff)
Announcers: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth
Sideline Reporter: Michele Tafoya
Radio Announcers: (DialGlobal/Westwood One) Kevin Harlan, Boomer Esiason
Sideline Reporters: James Lofton & Mark Malone
NBC Super Bowl Coverage
NFL Films: Road to the Super Bowl (NBC Noon)
Super Bowl XLVI Pregame Show (NBC 1PM)
Co-Hosts: Bob Costas, Dan Patrick
Analysts: Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison
Guest Analysts: Doug Flutie, Aaron Rodgers (Packers) & Hines Ward (Steelers)
Reporters: Peter King, Mike Florio
Hotel Reporters: Alex Flanagan, Liam McHugh, Randy Moss
- Matt Lauer interviews President Barack Obama
- Bob Costas interviews Tom Brady & Madonna
- Dan Patrick interviews Eli Manning
- Al Michaels interviews Patriots owner Robert Kraft
- Tony Dungy interviews Tom Coughlin & Victor Cruz
- Rodney Harrison interviews Bill Belichick & Aaron Hernandez
- Bob Costas interviews John Mara (not previously announced)
Field Set Analysts: Collinsworth, Flutie and Harrison
Hometown Hero: Visits of the hometowns of Eli Manning and Jason Pierre-Paul of the Giants and Tom Brady, Aaron Hernandez, and Wes Welker of the Patriots
- Mathias Kiwanuka (Giants)
- Behind the Quarterbacks: Archie & Olivia Manning (Manning's parents); Tom Martinez (Brady's mentor)
- Helmet Catch: Costas interviews Rodney Harrison & David Tyree
- Vince Wolfork (Patriots)
- Steve Gleason, Ex-New Orleans Saints player who is diagnosed with ALS (done by Peter King)
NBC Pregame Schedule & More Features
*During the 1 ET hour, Tony Dungy speaks with Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and the hometown heroes segment air featuring Jason Pierre-Paul and Aaron Hernandez. Hines Ward & Aaron Rodgers join the set to look back on last year's Super Bowl and the 2011 turning points for the Packers & Steelers.
*In the 2 ET hour, a feature on the legacy of Indianapolis and the impact of bringing the Super Bowl to the city for the first time airs with comments from former Colts coach Tony Dungy.
*A feature on Patriots punter Zoltan Mesko has him talking about his harrowing upbringing in Romania and the strange way he was introduced to football.
*A highlight of Vince Wilfork's feature piece is claiming to outrun Tom Brady in the 40 yard dash. Given what we've seen from Vince in action and Brady's complete lack of mobility, who's to say he can't?
*Bill Belichick's interview with Rodney Harrison will run during the 3 ET hour.
*David Tyree and Rodney Harrison reunite during the 4 ET hour to discuss the helmet catch and their link through history in Super Bowl XLII.
*The 5 ET hour focuses exclusively on the buildup for Super Bowl XLVI.