THE NFL ON CBS 2018 / SUPER BOWL LIII

 

February 1, 2019

 

CBS’ ALL-ENCOMPASSING SUPER BOWL PREGAME SHOW SCHEDULE SET FOR SUNDAY

 

CBS kicks off seven hours of Super Bowl pregame coverage on Sunday, Feb. 3 beginning for the first-time ever with THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (11:30 AM, ET); followed by NFL Films special, ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL (12:00 Noon, ET); TONY GOES TO THE SUPER BOWL (1:00 PM, ET) and THE SUPER BOWL TODAY (2:00 PM, ET).

 

Celebrating Super Bowl LIII, the teams and players participating, THE SUPER BOWL TODAY encompasses all that surrounds the big day, as well as detailed game analysis, features and interviews profiling the key players and coaches who will participate in Super Bowl LIII.

 

Following are the approximate times each feature is scheduled to be aired on THE SUPER BOWL TODAY on Sunday (subject to change):

 

2:00 PM, ET – LIL JON TEASE. Producers: Dan Ennis and Shawn Robbins

 

2:17 PM, ET – DIFFERENCE MAKERS - Julian Edelman. Producer: Charlie Bloom

 

2:23 PM, ET - WILSON

A look at the factory that has made the footballs for the big game for over 75 years, including all the Super Bowls. And, you will never believe who is actually the man behind the making of this year’s Super Bowl ball. Producers: Dan Ennis and Shawn Robbins

 

2:46 PM, ET – DIFFERENCE MAKERS - Mike Jones/Kevin Dyson. Producer: Charlie Bloom

 

3:02 PM, ET LOS ANGELES RAMS - Boomer Esiason visits with Rams quarterback Jared Goff. Producers: Charlie Bloom and Rahul Rohatgi

 

3:35 PM, ET - ATLANTA MUSIC SCENE WITH JERMAINE DUPRI

Nate Burleson gives a special look at the host city as he and famed Atlanta music producer Jermaine Dupri take a driving tour visiting some of the city’s famed music sites ending up at Dupri’s studio. Producer: Gareth Hughes

 

3:45 PM, ET - SUPER BOWL III

A historical feature highlighting 50 years since Joe Namath guaranteed victory in Super Bowl III for his N.Y. Jets. Namath will visit the set to speak about it. Producer: Pete Radovich, Jr.

 

4:03 PM, ET NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Feature with Patriots identical twin brothers Devin and Jason McCourty. Producer: Rahul Rohatgi

 

4:11 PM, ET MY ATLANTA WITH HENRY AARON

Atlanta sports icon Henry Aaron talks about the city of Atlanta through his eyes. Producer: Sarah Rinaldi

 

4:13 PM, ET ATLANTA CIVIL RIGHTS

A special look at the host city of Atlanta and its role in the Civil Rights Movement including interviews with Congressman John Lewis, Bernice King, Martin Luther King’s daughter, and former Atlanta Mayor and UN Ambassador,  Andrew Young. Producer: Sarah Rinaldi

 

4:25 PM, ET - SUPER BOWL CONFIDENTIAL

A behind the scenes look leading up to the biggest game of a player’s life as the cameras follow Rams OT Andrew Whitworth and his family as he prepares for the Super Bowl. Producer: Tyler Jahn

 

4:38 PM, ET – Carpooling with THE LATE LATE SHOW’s James Corden and Maroon 5’s Adam Levine.

 

4:47 PM, ET LOS ANGELES RAMS – Feature with Rams DT Ndamukong Suh, including an interview with Warren Buffett. Producer: Alanna Campbell

 

5:00 PM, ET – BOSTON VS. LOS ANGELES feature. Producer: Pete Radovich, Jr.

 

5:03 PM, ET NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSPhil Simms and Bill Cowher visit with Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick. Producer: Rahul Rohatgi

 

5:14 PM, ETTHE COACHES

A CBS SPORTS PRESENTS Series special animated feature looks at the differences between the two head coaches, Bill Belichick and Sean McVay. Producer: Shawn Robbins

 

5:22 PM, ET LOS ANGELES RAMS – Nate Burleson talks with Rams Head Coach Sean McVay. Producers: Charlie Bloom

 

5:30 PM, ET NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS – Tony Romo sits down for a conversation with Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. Producer: Shawn Robbins

 

Originating live from a set in Game Day Fan Plaza and two inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium, James Brown, Boomer Esiason, Bill Cowher, Phil Simms and Nate Burleson, along with Ian Eagle, will host the Network’s pregame show, THE SUPER BOWL TODAY, previewing all the football and excitement leading up to Super Bowl LIII.   NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, reporters Tracy Wolfson, Evan Washburn and Jamie Erdahl, NFL Rules Analyst Gene Steratore, and Contributor Jim Rome also will cover the pregame activities. Amanda Balionis will serve as CBS Sports’ Social Media Correspondent. Guests include Namath, Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson and Denver Broncos’ Von Miller.

 

Drew Kaliski is producer and Bob Matina is director of THE SUPER BOWL TODAY. Deb Gelman is producer and Linda Malino is director of THAT OTHER PREGAME SHOW (TOPS).

 

Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as Executive Producer for the Network’s coverage of the NFL and Super Bowl LIII. David Berson is President, CBS Sports. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.

 

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CBS Sports Contacts: Jerry Caraccioli gwcaraccioli@cbs.com

Robin Brendle rlbrendle@cbs.com

 

At CBS Sports Press Office in Atlanta at 212/975-5159

At CBS Compound (GAME DAY ONLY): 404/230-3084, 3081 or 3082