Super Bowl XLVI: NFL Network Super Bowl week TV coverage

NFL Network Super Bowl XLVI programming includes more than 100 hours of TV coverage from Indianapolis Jan. 30-Feb. 5. Full Super Bowl week highlights and day-by-day schedule from NFL Network:

MORE LIVE SHOWS FROM INDIANAPOLIS & 100+ HOURS OF COVERAGE HIGHLIGHT NFL NETWORK’S SUPER BOWL XLVI PROGRAMMING

LIVE Super Bowl XLVI Media Day Coverage, Super Bowl Live, NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl & 8 ½-Hour NFL GameDay Morning on Super Bowl Sunday

30 On-Air Personalities with Combined 18 Super Bowl Rings Anchor LIVE Coverage from Indianapolis

Super Bowl Champion Packers CB Charles Woodson, Bengals Head Coach Marvin Lewis, Former Head Coach Jack Del Rio Headline List of Special Guests

Saturday Night Specials – Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Announcement & Debut of Super Bowl Saturday Night – NFL Honors Red Carpet Show Exclusively on NFL Network

Super Bowl XLII & Giants-Patriots Week 9 Game Re-Aired in their Entirety

On the NFL’s biggest stage, NFL Network – the only network dedicated entirely to the sport of football – delivers comprehensive, wall-to-wall coverage of Super Bowl week from Indianapolis. With more than 100 hours of programming featuring 30 on-air personalities with a combined 18 Super Bowl rings, NFL Network is the go-to destination for expert analysis, the latest news and reports, special guest appearances, matchup-related programming and features, and more leading up to Super Bowl XLVI.

Beginning Monday, January 30, NFL Network kicks off from Indianapolis with more than 60 live hours of Super Bowl programming. From live telecasts of original shows such as NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl, Super Bowl Live, NFL GameDay Morning, NFL GameDay Final and The Coaches Show, on-location editions of No Huddle, Playbook and The Rich Eisen Podcast, Super Bowl features and expansive Giants-Patriots-related programming, NFL Network provides all-encompassing inside access to everything inside and outside of Super Bowl XLVI.

“Our fans want more football coverage, analysis and information during Super Bowl week,” said Mark Quenzel, NFL Network senior vice president for production and programming. “Each year we raise the bar with our coverage of the biggest event of the year. We have more Super Bowl rings than ever before, more live Super Bowl shows than ever before and more than 100 hours of programming, including a new Super Bowl Saturday Night Special. We will deliver everything the fans want leading up to when the Giants and Patriots take the field for Super Bowl XLVI.”

On Super Bowl Sunday, February 5 at 9:00 AM ET, NFL Network is LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium with an 8½-hour edition of NFL GameDay Morning – the longest and most comprehensive pregame show on television. Host Rich Eisen and analysts Steve Mariucci,Marshall Faulk, Kurt Warner, Warren Sapp and Michael Irvin are joined by a team of reporters and guest analysts to preview the matchup between the New York Giants and New England Patriots, provide the latest news reports and injury updates, pregame interviews with coaches and special guests, and more. Additionally, Super Bowl champion and 2009 AP NFL Defensive Player of the Year Charles Woodson of the Green Bay Packers joins to offer his insight and analysis.

This year, NFL Network’s Super Bowl coverage features more LIVE on-location shows in the network’s history. New this year is Super Bowl Saturday Night, the one-hour red carpet show hosted by Rich Eisen and Melissa Stark on Saturday, February 5 at 8:00 PM ET, leading up to the inaugural NFL Honors awards show. Additional live shows include the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2012 Announcement on Saturday, February 5 at 5:30 PM ET, The Coaches Show Monday through Friday at 6:30 PM ET, and daily Super Bowl Live and NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl news and information shows.

Anchoring the live Super Bowl programming is an all-star talent roster of 30 on-air personalities who collectively hold 18 Super Bowl rings, 42 Pro Bowl nods and multiple Emmy award nominations. Among the NFL Network roster of talent on-hand in Indianapolis is former three-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots Willie McGinest and former New England fullback Heath Evans. Additionally, former Super Bowl champions Deion Sanders, Joe Theismann, Daryl Johnston and Brian Billick offer their experiences participating in the Super Bowl.

Analysts Mike Mayock, Jamie Dukes, Sterling Sharpe, Jay Glazer and Brian Baldinger provide further analysis, while reporters Michael Lombardi, Jason La Canfora, Albert Breer, Steve Wyche, Melissa Stark, Lindsay Soto, Stacey Dales, Steve Cyphers have the city of Indianapolis covered with reports from both team hotels, the Super Bowl Media Center, NFL Experience and additional locations.

Tuesday, January 31 is Super Bowl Media Day at Lucas Oil Stadium and NFL Network brings viewers exclusive live coverage from 9:00 AM – 1:30 PM ET as the New York Giants and New England Patriots face the media. Host Rich Eisen is joined by Marshall Faulk and Warren Sapp at the desk, while Deion Sanders and Lindsay Soto roam the scene, providing interviews with players and coaches. Between the Giants and Patriots media sessions, host Scott Hanson and analysts Willie McGinest and Jay Glazer offer further analysis and reflect on their own experiences participating in Media Day.

New this year, Eisen takes his wildly popular The Rich Eisen Podcast on the road for a special Super Bowl television edition on Thursday, February 2 at 12 Midnight ET. Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, who will call Super Bowl XLVI on NBC, will be on the podcast along with other guests from the NFL and the world of entertainment.

NFL Network presents full game re-airs of the Giants’ victory over the Patriots in Super Bowl XLII on Tuesday, January 31 at 8:00 PM ET and the teams’ Week 9 meeting this season on Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 PM ET. Additionally, on Friday, February 3, NFL Network re-airs the NFL Films-produced documentaries Brady 6 at 8:00 PM ET and both parts of the critically acclaimed Bill Belichick: A Football Life at 9:00 PM ET.

For the first time, NFL.com is live at the Super Bowl with NFL.com Live at Super Bowl XLVI. Host Dave Dameshek is joined by Adam Rank, Elliot Harrison and Jason Smith live from Radio Row Wednesday through Friday from 1:00 – 4:00 PM ET, providing analysis of the upcoming matchup and interviews with special guests such as New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III, actor Adam Sandler and more.

2012 marks NFL Network’s ninth year broadcasting live from the Super Bowl site and with each passing year, the only network dedicated to football continues to raise the bar in providing football fans with the comprehensive, round-the-clock coverage they crave. With NFL Network programming and content available on television and via Verizon mobile devices, football fans are only a click away from all the action in Indianapolis with reports and interviews on NFL.com, and NFL Media personalities will also be sharing Super Bowl week from their unique perspective on Twitter.

Highlights of NFL Network’s Super Bowl XLVI programming will include:
· Monday, January 30 through Saturday, February 5 at 7:00 PM ET, NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl recaps the day’s action, provides the latest news reports, features on-air appearances by special guests and breaks down the key matchups leading up to kickoff of Super Bowl XLVI. Hosts Andrew Siciliano and Kara Henderson anchor the show from the NFL Experience.
· Super Bowl Live airs Monday, January 30 from 2:00 – 7:00 PM ET, Wednesday, February 1 & Thursday, February 2 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM ET, and Friday, February 3 from 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM ET from the NFL Experience and Super Bowl Media Center with up-to-the-minute reports, analysis and interviews.
· Super Bowl Saturday Night, one-hour red-carpet show on Saturday, February 4 at 8:00 PM ET leading up to the inaugural NFL Honors awards show on NBC. Rich Eisen and Melissa Stark report from the red carpet at the Murat Theater.
· Live 8 ½-hour NFL GameDay Morning pregame show beginning at 9:00 AM ET on Super Bowl Sunday from Lucas Oil Stadium and the pregame tailgate at NFL Experience. The longest pregame show on television also includes live reports from both team hotels and Super Bowl Village.
· 90 minutes of NFL GameDay Final post-Super Bowl coverage live from Lucas Oil Stadium, featuring postgame analysis, interviews with players and coaches, and players from the winning team on-set.
· Four-and-a-half hours of exclusive live coverage from Super Bowl Media Day at Lucas Oil Stadium Tuesday, January 31, beginning at 9:00 AM ET.
· NFL-related press conferences live, including team arrivals, player availability, AFC & NFC head coach press conferences (Friday, February 3), Madonna Super Bowl halftime entertainment press conference Thursday, Feb. 2 at 2:00 PM ET, Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year press conference Friday, Feb. 3 at 9:00 AM ET, Don Shula Coach of the Year press conference Friday, Feb. 3 at 9:15 AM ET and Commissioner Goodell’s Super Bowl press conference Friday, Feb. 3 at 11:30 PM ET.
· Rich Eisen takes his wildly popular The Rich Eisen Podcast on road to Indianapolis with a special on-location television edition on Thursday, February 2 at 12 Midnight ET. Guests include Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth, who will call Super Bowl XLVI on NBC.
· Super Bowl champions Michael Irvin, Deion Sanders, Warren Sapp and Willie McGinest discuss and debate all of the hot topics leading up to the big game in front of a live-audience on No Huddle Thursday, February 2 at 10:00 PM ET.
· Four episodes of The Coaches Show Tuesday, January 31 through Friday, February 3 at 6:30 PM ET LIVE from the NFL Media Center featuring Brian Billick, Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis (Tuesday & Wednesday) and former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Jack Del Rio (Thursday & Friday).
· Three episodes of Playbook from the NFL Experience in Indianapolis on Wednesday, February 1 through Friday, February 3 at 6:00 PM ET with Sterling Sharpe, Brian Baldinger, and Joe Theismann providing X-O analysis on the game plan using all-22 game film and insight straight from the players.
· Exclusive Pro Football Hall of Fame Announcement Show in primetime, Saturday, February 4 at 5:30 PM ET.
· On Tuesday, January 31, re-live two classic Super Bowls with a complete game re-air of Super Bowl XLII between the Giants and Patriots at 8:00 PM ET & complete game re-air of Super Bowl XXXVI between the Patriots and St. Louis Rams at 12 Midnight ET.
· The Giants’ Week 9 victory over the Patriots airs in its entirety Wednesday, February 1 at 8:00 PM ET.
· On Wednesday, February 1 at 12 Midnight ET, The NFL Season: A Biography concludes with a one-hour edition, followed by Sound FX: Best of the 2011 Season.
· Re-live the previous 45 Super Bowls on Saturday, February 4 at 10:00 PM ET on Sound FX: Super Bowls I-XLV, featuring the best on-field sights and sounds from every game.
· Live coverage from AFC team and NFC team hotels, including the Patriots’ arrival on Sunday, January 29 and the Giants’ arrival on Monday, January 30.
· On Friday, February 3, NFL Network re-airs the NFL Films-produced documentaries Brady 6 at 8:00 PM ET and both parts of the critically acclaimed Bill Belichick: A Football Life at 9:00 PM ET.

Guest scheduled to appear on NFL Network:
· Tuesday, Jan. 31 – Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis on The Coaches Show
· Wednesday, Feb. 1 – Cincinnati Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis on The Coaches Show
· Thursday, Feb. 2 – Former head coach Jack Del Rio on The Coaches Show
· Friday, Feb. 3 – Former head coach Jack Del Rio on The Coaches Show
· Sunday, Feb. 5 – Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers cornerback Charles Woodson as special Guest analyst on NFL GameDay Morning
***More Guests Announced During Super Bowl Week

NFL Network & NFL.com Super Bowl Talent
Twitter handle
Brian Billick, Analyst, @CoachBillick 1 Super Bowl ring
Heath Evans, Analyst, @heathevans 1 Super Bowl ring
Marshall Faulk, Analyst, @marshallfaulk 1 Super Bowl ring
Michael Irvin, Analyst, 3 Super Bowl rings
Daryl Johnston, Analyst, @DarylJohnston 3 Super Bowl rings
Michael Lombardi, Analyst, @michaelombardi 1 Super Bowl rings
Willie McGinest, Analyst, @WillieMcGinest 3 Super Bowl rings
Deion Sanders, Analyst, @DeionSanders 2 Super Bowl rings
Warren Sapp, Analyst, @QBKilla 1 Super Bowl ring
Joe Theismann, Analyst, @Theismann7 1 Super Bowl ring
Kurt Warner, Analyst, @kurt13warner 1 Super Bowl ring
Brian Baldinger, Analyst
Albert Breer, Reporter, @AlbertBreer
Fran Charles, Host, @fran_charles
Steve Cyphers, Reporter
Stacey Dales, Reporter, @StaceyDales
Jamie Dukes, Analyst, @jamiedukes
Rich Eisen, Host, @richeisen
Alex Flanagan, Host, @Aflanny
Jay Glazer, Analyst, @Jay_Glazer
Scott Hanson, Reporter, @hansonscott
Kara Henderson, Host, @KaraHenderson
Jason La Canfora, Reporter, @JasonLaCanfora
Steve Mariucci, Analyst, @SteveMariucci
Mike Mayock, Analyst
Sterling Sharpe, Analyst
Andrew Siciliano, Host, @AndrewSiciliano
Lindsay Soto, Host, @lindsaysoto
Melissa Stark, Reporter
Steve Wyche, Reporter, @wyche89

Detailed Day-by-Day Coverage (all times ET):
Monday, January 30
8:00 AM – Game of the Week: New England Patriots vs. Carolina Panthers – Super Bowl XXXVIII
9:00 AM – Game of the Week: New England Patriots vs. Philadelphia Eagles – Super Bowl XXXIX
10:00 AM – America’s Game: 1986 New York Giants
11:00 AM – America’s Game: 1990 New York Giants
12 NOON – America’s Game: 2001 New England Patriots
1:00 PM – America’s Game: 2004 New England Patriots
2:00 PM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE

* New York Giants team arrival
* Team availability (3:30 PM ET)
* Team availability (4:30 PM ET)

7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Super Bowls
9:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Teams That Didn’t Win the Super Bowl
10:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Players to Never Have Played in a Super Bowl
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – Super Bowl Classic: New York Giants vs. Buffalo Bills – Super Bowl XXI
3:00 AM – America’s Game: 1990 New York Giants
Tuesday, January 31
9:00 AM – Super Bowl Live: Media Day – LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium
9:30 AM – Super Bowl XLVI Media Day: New England Patriots availability – LIVE
11:00 AM – Super Bowl Live: Media Day – LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium
12 NOON – Super Bowl XLV Media Day: New York Giants availability – LIVE
1:30 PM – Super Bowl XLV Media Day: New England Patriots availability – ENCORE
3:00 PM – Super Bowl Live: Media Day – ENCORE
4:00 PM – Super Bowl XLV Media Day: New York Giants availability – ENCORE
5:30 PM – America’s Game: 2007 New York Giants
6:30 PM – The Coaches Show – LIVE
7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – Super Bowl Classic: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots – Super Bowl XLII
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – Super Bowl Classic: New England Patriots vs. St. Louis Rams – Super Bowl XXXVI
3:00 AM – America’s Game: 2001 New England Patriots
Wednesday, February 1
8:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE coverage of New England Patriots & New York Giants team availability
11:00 AM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE from NFL Experience & Super Bowl Media Center

* FedEx Player of the Year announcement

6:00 PM – Playbook
6:30 PM – The Coaches Show – LIVE
7:00 PM – NFL Total Access the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – Full Game Re-Air: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots – Week 9, 2011
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – The NFL Season
1:00 AM – Sound FX: Best of 2011 Season
2:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Biggest Upsets
3:00 AM – Playbook
3:30 AM – Sound FX: Bill Belichick
Thursday, February 2
8:00 AM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE coverage of New England Patriots & New York Giants team availability
11:00 AM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE from Super Bowl Media Center

* Madonna press conference

6:00 PM – Playbook
6:30 PM – The Coaches Show – LIVE
7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – Super Bowl Commercials
9:00 PM – Game of the Week: New England Patriots at New York Giants – Week 17, 2007
10:00 PM – No Huddle
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – The Rich Eisen Podcast
12:30 AM – Sound FX: 2011 New England Patriots
1:00 AM – NFL’s Top 10: Super Bowl Performances
2:00 AM – No Huddle
3:00 AM – Playbook
3:30 AM – Sound FX: Michael Strahan
Friday, February 3
8:00 AM – The Rich Eisen Podcast
8:30 AM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE coverage of Super Bowl press conferences

* New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick press conference
* NFL Walter Payton Man of the Year press conference
* NFL Don Shula Coach of the Year press conference
* New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin press conference
* NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell press conference

12:30 PM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE from Super Bowl Media Center
6:00 PM – Playbook
6:30 PM – The Coaches Show – LIVE
7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – Brady 6
9:00 PM – Bill Belichick: A Football Life – Part I
10:00 PM – Bill Belichick: A Football Life – Part II
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – Super Bowl Classic: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots – Super Bowl XLII
3:00 AM – Playbook
3:30 AM – The Rich Eisen Podcast
Saturday, February 4
7:00 AM – No Huddle
8:00 AM – Bill Parcells: A Life in Football
9:30 AM – Sound FX: 2011 New England Patriots
10:00 AM – Brady 6
11:00 AM – Playbook
12 NOON – Super Bowl Commercials
1:00 PM – NFL’s Top 10: Super Bowls
2:00 PM – Super Bowl XLII: New York Giants vs. New England Patriots
2:30 PM – NFL Replay: New York Giants at New England Patriots – Week 9, 2011
5:00 PM – Super Bowl Live – LIVE from Super Bowl Media Center
5:30 PM – Hall of Fame Announcement Show: Class of 2012 – LIVE from Super Bowl Media Center
7:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl – LIVE from NFL Experience
8:00 PM – Super Bowl Saturday Night – LIVE from Murat Theater
9:00 PM – Playbook
10:00 PM – Sound FX: Super Bowls I-XLV
11:00 PM – NFL Total Access at the Super Bowl
12 MIDNIGHT – NFL Honors
2:00 AM – Full Game Re-Air: New York Giants at New England Patriots – Week 9, 2011
Sunday, February 5
9:00 AM – NFL GameDay Morning – LIVE from Lucas Oil Stadium
5:30 PM – NFL Follies: The New Year Mis-Tackular
6:30 PM – NFL GameDay StatZone
10:00 PM – NFL GameDay Final – LIVE split edition from Lucas Oil Stadium and NFL Network Los Angeles studios

NFL Network is the official television home for Super Bowl week, with more than 100 hours of high definition programming from Indianapolis, including press conferences, media day, team arrivals and much more with a live presence at the NFL Experience, Super Bowl Media Center, team hotels and Lucas Oil Stadium. NFL Network is the only network dedicated entirely to NFL news, interviews and analysis airing seven days a week, 24 hours a day on a year-round basis. For more information, log onto www.nfl.com/nflnetwork. NFL.com is the exclusive internet home of NFL Network.

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