For the 27th consecutive year and 41st time overall, WestwoodOne will serve as the exclusive network radio home of the Super Bowl. Super Bowl XLVIII takes place February 2nd, 2014 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
Kevin Harlan will once again handle play-by-play duties with Boomer Esiason serving as our game analyst. Mark Malone and Pro Football Hall of Famer James Lofton will be our sideline reporters and Emmy-winning sportscaster Jim Gray hosts the pregame and halftime shows. Our broadcast of Super Bowl XLVIII will begin at 5 PM Eastern.
Scott Graham hosts “Super Sunday” at 4 PM Eastern and will co-host “Super Bowl Preview” with Boomer Esiason, which kicks off our Super Bowl Sunday coverage at Noon Eastern. A special Super Bowl edition of NFL Insider hosted by Mark Malone follows at 1 PM Eastern. New to our gameday lineup this year is a two-hour live broadcast – “The Super Bowl Tailgate Show” – which will originate from the NFL’s official Tailgate Party at the Izod Center adjacent to MetLife Stadium. “The Super Bowl Tailgate Show” begins at 2 PM Eastern and will be hosted by Craig Carton, with contributions from Pro Football Hall of Famer Rod Woodson, Laura Okmin and more.
Our coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII actually begins on Monday, January 27th with the debut of “Seven Days to Sunday: The Road to Super Bowl XLVIII.” The hour-long preview show will air each night, Monday through Saturday, during the week leading up to the biggest game of the year. “Seven Days to Sunday” will be hosted by Scott Graham and will feature interviews with players from both teams participating in Super Bowl XLVIII, as well as coaches and other special guests, including Commissioner Roger Goodell. The show will also contain a nightly flashback segment, as WestwoodOne delves into its deep archives to remember previous Super Bowls with old highlights and reflections from some of the game’s greatest legends. Each night’s show will be co-hosted by a different WestwoodOne analyst, including James Lofton, Rod Woodson and Mark Malone, among others.
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