FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
NBCSN’S “PRO FOOTBALL TALK” TO PRESENT COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE FROM PHOENIX THROUGHOUT SUPER BOWL WEEK
Pro Football Talk Co-Hosted by Paul Burmeister and Mike Florio
Cris Collinsworth, Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison, Hines Ward, and Doug Flutie Will Appear On-Set
PFT Analysts Jason Taylor, Kevin Gilbride and Ross Tucker Will Be On-Site All Week
Carolyn Manno and Kathryn Tappen to Provide Team Reports Throughout Super Bowl Week
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 6, 2015 – NBCSN’s Pro Football Talk will hit the road during Super Bowl week, as a comprehensive cast of Football Night In America and Sunday Night Football commentators join PFT to provide insight and analysis on-site in Phoenix throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl XLIX, which airs on NBC on Sun., Feb. 1.
Pro Football Talk, which will air Monday through Friday (Jan. 26 – Jan. 30) at 5:30 p.m. ET during Super Bowl week, is co-hosted by Mike Florio and Paul Burmeister. They will be joined by PFT contributors Jason Taylor, Kevin Gilbride, and Ross Tucker on-site at “Super Bowl Central,” NBC Sports Group’s primary home for studio programing during Super Bowl week, located in downtown Phoenix.
Football Night In America analysts Tony Dungy, Rodney Harrison and Hines Ward, Sunday Night Football color commentator Cris Collinsworth, and NBC Notre Dame football analyst Doug Flutie will appear on Pro Football Talk throughout the week, beginning on Monday, Jan. 26.
In addition to PFT, FNIA and SNF commentators, PFT will feature interviews with current and former players and coaches. “Super Bowl Central” will also feature a football field set that PFT contributors will utilize to demonstrate key schemes and gameplans during the week. The program will also have a presence at the NFL Experience, the league’s interactive theme park, and on “Radio Row,” where PFT talent will conduct live interviews and reports.
NBC Sports Group’s Carolyn Manno and Kathryn Tappen will serve as team reporters, providing news and information from the AFC and NFC team headquarters in Arizona.
NBC will broadcast Super Bowl XLIX from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., on Sunday, Feb. 1. Pre-game coverage begins at noon ET on NBC with interviews, in-depth features, and a preview of this year’s matchup, leading up to kickoff.
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