SIRIUS to air 12 individual broadcasts of Super Bowl XLII in eight languages
SIRIUS NFL Radio // ch. 124 to broadcast live from Phoenix
New England Patriots and New York Giants team radio calls to air nationallySIRIUS Satellite Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI) , the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, will provide the most comprehensive radio coverage available of Super Bowl XLII, with 12 live broadcasts featuring game calls in eight languages, an increase from the 11 broadcasts and seven languages SIRIUS aired last year, plus live day-long news and expert analysis every day of Super Bowl Week.
"The NFL is one of the cornerstones of SIRIUS' programming and our Super Bowl broadcasts will provide fans unparalleled access to the year's biggest sporting event," said SIRIUS CEO Mel Karmazin. "SIRIUS NFL Radio will feature comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl Week and fans across the country can follow the game in several different languages."
"With the broadcast going out in eight different languages and round-the- clock coverage leading to the game, more fans than ever will be able to experience the excitement of the Super Bowl on SIRIUS NFL Radio," said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. "This year's game marks the fourth consecutive Super Bowl on SIRIUS and each year SIRIUS continues to enhance its coverage, consistent with our goal to give fans new and exciting ways to connect with the NFL."
On Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, SIRIUS will air an expanded lineup of play-by-play broadcasts of Super Bowl XLII live from University of Phoenix Stadium to its nationwide audience. SIRIUS will offer 12 different game calls in eight languages, including the local radio broadcasts of both the AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion New York Giants. SIRIUS subscribers can choose from:
-- Patriots team broadcast - channel 126
-- Giants team broadcast - channel 123
-- Westwood One Radio broadcast - channel 124
-- BBC Radio broadcast - channel 125
-- Westwood One Spanish broadcast (Spanish-Latin America) - channel 181
-- CANAL+ Spain broadcast (Spanish-Spain) - channel 110
-- France 2 broadcast (French) - channel 143
-- NHK Japan broadcast (Japanese) - channel 140
-- ARD broadcast (German) - channel 130
-- Telenet broadcast (Flemish) - channel 119
-- NTV Plus broadcast (Russian) - channel 122
-- SMG broadcast (Mandarin Chinese) - channel 121
From Monday, January 28 through Super Bowl Sunday, SIRIUS NFL Radio // ch. 124, SIRIUS' 24/7 year-round NFL talk radio channel, will broadcast live every day from Radio Row in downtown Phoenix, providing up-to-the-minute news and analysis from a panel of expert hosts that includes Shannon Sharpe, Randy Cross, Tim Ryan, Pat Kirwan, Jerry Rice, Solomon Wilcots, Gil Brandt, Daryl 'Moose' Johnston, Jim Miller, Bob Papa, Adam Schein and Bryan McGovern. SIRIUS NFL Radio will broadcast live from University of Phoenix Stadium on Media Day, Tuesday, January 29, from 10am to 3pm ET. Media Day shows will feature one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from the New England Patriots and New York Giants.
On Saturday, Feb. 2 starting at 4pm ET, SIRIUS will have live coverage as the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2008 is announced at the Phoenix Convention Center. SIRIUS listeners will hear the live announcement as well as one-on-one interviews with the newly elected Hall of Famers.
SIRIUS NFL Radio Daily Schedule: (All times ET)
Monday - Tuesday
-- 7 am - 10 am: The Opening Drive with Bob Papa and Randy Cross
-- 10 am - 1 pm: Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan and Pat Kirwan
-- 1 pm - 3 pm: The Red Zone with Alex Marvez, Gil Brandt and Steve Cohen
-- 3 pm - 7 pm: The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein and Jim Miller
-- 7 pm - 8 pm: NFL Network's Total Access
-- 8 pm - 11 pm: Late Hits with Bryan McGovern
Wednesday - Friday
-- 7 am - 10 am: The Opening Drive with Bob Papa and Randy Cross
-- 10 am - 1 pm: Movin' The Chains with Tim Ryan, Pat Kirwan and Daryl
-- 1 pm - 4 pm: The Red Zone with Bob Papa and Shannon Sharpe
-- 4 pm - 8 pm: The Afternoon Blitz with Adam Schein, Solomon Wilcots,
and Jerry Rice (Thursday)
-- 8 pm - 11 pm: Late Hits with Bryan McGovern and Jim Miller
-- 8 am - 11 am: The Weekend Kickoff with Paul Allen and Dean Dalton.
-- 11 am - 2 pm: Press Coverage with Vic Carucci and Dan Leberfeld
-- 2 pm - 4 pm: Chalk Talk. Highlights from Super Bowl Week on SIRIUS NFL
-- 4 pm - 8 pm: Live Hall of Fame Election Coverage featuring interviews
with newly elected Hall of Famers
Super Bowl Sunday
-- 9 am - noon: The SIRIUS Tailgate Show with Adam Schein, John Madden,
Gil Brandt and Steve Cohen
-- Noon - 3 pm: The End Zone with Bryan McGovern
-- 3 pm: Westwood One Radio Super Bowl XLII coverage
-- Live postgame wrap-up from University of Phoenix Stadium
SIRIUS listeners can also tune in to Sporting News Radio's The Troy Aikman Show, hosted by the three-time Super Bowl Champion and Hall of Fame quarterback, live Thursday of Super Bowl Week (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm ET). The Troy Aikman Show airs every Thursday throughout the season on SIRIUS Sports Central, channel 123.
Additionally, SIRIUS will feature expanded traffic reports for the Phoenix area to SIRIUS First Traffic and Weather for Phoenix on channel 153.
As the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, SIRIUS broadcasts every NFL game live nationwide, from the preseason through the Super Bowl and Pro Bowl. Fans can also tune into SIRIUS NFL Radio, channel 124, for the only radio channel dedicated to the NFL 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Visit www.sirius.com/superbowl for complete information about Super Bowl coverage on SIRIUS.
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