NBC gears up for Super Bowl LVI broadcast


STAMFORD, Conn. (KSNW) – NBC Sports’ presentation of Super Bowl LVI features a star-studded commentary team as Los Angeles hosts its first Super Bowl in nearly three decades from SoFi Stadium on Sunday, February 13 on NBC (KSN), Telemundo and Peacock .

Super Bowl LVI marks NBC’s 20th Super Bowl broadcast and the first on Peacock. Telemundo will be the first Spanish-language broadcast network to air the Super Bowl.

On February 13, Super Bowl LVI and the 2022 Winter Olympics converge on NBC Sports to create “Super Gold Sunday” – the biggest day in sports media history – with the Lombardi Trophy being awarded to Los Angeles and several gold medals in Beijing. .

COMMENTATORS

Al Michaels, the play-by-play voice of NBC’s Sunday Night Football, calls Super Bowl LVI on NBC and Peacock. This is Michaels’ 11th Super Bowl play-by-play assignment — tied for most ever for a television commentator, joining former CBS and FOX announcer Pat Summerall.

Joining Michaels are 16-time Emmy Award-winning Cris Collinsworth (analyst), who played in two Super Bowls as a member of the Cincinnati Bengals; Michele Tafoya and Kathryn Tappen (secondary reporters); and three-time Super Bowl umpire Terry McAulay (rules analyst). This is the fifth Super Bowl assignment for Collinsworth and Tafoya, and the first playing assignment for Tappen and McAulay.

The Super Bowl LVI pre-game show features host Mike Tirico, who will do an unprecedented double as he anchors the Olympic prime-time show in Beijing starting Thursday, Feb. 3. He will also host NBC Sports’ Super Bowl halftime show and handle the Lombardi Trophy Show after the game. Tirico’s first broadcast from SoFi Stadium will be the Friday, Feb. 11 Olympic primetime show on NBC and Peacock, where he will host from a special outdoor set.

Maria Taylor is making her Super Bowl hosting debut, starting Sunday’s pre-game show at the famed Santa Monica Pier, before taking to the field at SoFi Stadium. At halftime, she’ll give viewers an “instant” glimpse of what’s to come on the Pepsi Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show from behind the scenes and on the field. After the match, Taylor will anchor from the main board at SoFi Stadium.

Super Bowl XLIV MVP Drew Brees makes his Super Bowl television debut on the Super Bowl pre-game show alongside his Football Night in America teammates and fellow Super Bowl champions Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison. Dungy won a Super Bowl as a player with the Pittsburgh Steelers (XIII) and as head coach of the Indianapolis Colts (XLI). Harrison won two Super Bowls with the New England Patriots (XXXVIII and XXXIX).

Former NFL quarterback Chris Simms, whose father was Super Bowl XXI MVP as quarterback for the New York Giants, joins Taylor at Santa Monica Pier before heading to SoFi Stadium, while Jac Collinsworth makes his Super Bowl debut, working on the court alongside Harrison.

NBC Sports insiders Mike Florio and Peter King cover their 13th and 38th Super Bowls, respectively. Florio will report on all the news surrounding Super Bowl LVI from Los Angeles, while King will present additional feature and commentary. Famous NBC News political correspondent Steve Kornacki will make his “Super Sunday” debut during the Super Bowl pre-game show.

Throughout the pregame show, Michael Holley and Michael Smith of Peacock’s Brother From Another will report from AFC and NFC team hotels, and Access Hollywood’s Kit Hoover will take viewers inside the NFL Tailgate at SoFi Stadium.

NBC Sports’ Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Rutledge Wood will embark on a “super social adventure,” taking viewers to various landmarks across Los Angeles before the game.

Coverage will be led by Emmy Award winner Miguel Gurwitz, along with Ana Jurka, Karim Mendiburu and special guest Rolando Cantu, a former Arizona Cardinals offensive lineman. Carlos Mauricio Ramirez will take care of the game by game and Jorge Andres will provide the analysis of the match. Additionally, Andres Cantor will make an appearance on NBC Sports’ Super Bowl pregame show.

NBC Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl LVI is led by executive producer Fred Gaudelli and director Drew Esocoff, who will work together for their seventh Super Bowl. NBC Sports’ Super Bowl LVI pre-game coverage is produced by Tommy Roy and Matt Casey and directed by Pierre Moossa. Sam Flood is the executive producer of NBC Sports.

COVERAGE SCHEDULE

Sunday’s coverage on NBC and Peacock’s premium tier begins at 8 a.m. ET with the Beijing Winter Olympics. Coverage of Super Bowl LVI begins at noon ET with Road to the Super Bowl, produced by NFL Films.

At 12 p.m., the five-hour Super Bowl LVI pregame show kicks off from Los Angeles on NBC and Peacock, leading into Super Bowl LVI at 5:30 p.m.

Telemundo’s pre-game show will begin at 4 p.m. and will feature pre-game news, analysis and discussion, as well as insight into the NFL’s commitment to Latino fans.

Peacock customers who subscribe to the premium tier receive streaming access to all NBC Sunday Night Football games, including preseason, playoffs and Super Bowl LVI.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream Super Bowl LVI across desktops, mobiles, tablets and connected TVs, giving consumers added value to their subscription service and bringing high-quality content to available to MVPD customers both at home and away. and on multiple platforms. The Full HD quality video stream will come directly from NBC broadcasts. NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app are available on iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Samsung Smart TV, Xbox and Chromecast.

Following post-game Super Bowl coverage, including the Lombardi Trophy award, Beijing coverage continues with the Winter Olympics Primetime Show at 9:45 p.m. on NBC and Peacock, which will feature gold medals awarded in skating artistic and monobob. Americans Madison Chock and Evan Bates and Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue (ice dancing), as well as Kallie Humphries and Elana Meyers Taylor (monobob) are expected to fight for the medals.

NBC Sports February 13 schedule on KSN (NBC) and Peacock (all times central):

6 a.m. Kansas Today Weekend
7 a.m. 2022 Winter Olympics
11 a.m. Road to the Super Bowl
12 p.m. Super Bowl LVI Pre-Game Show
5:30 p.m. Super Bowl LVI
9:45 p.m. 2022 Winter Olympics Prime Time Show
11 p.m. KSN News Sunday Night
11:30 p.m. 2022 Winter Olympics Prime Plus Show
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