FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018
NBC SPORTS GROUP SURROUNDS SUPER BOWL LII WITH NEARLY 200 HOURS OF COVERAGE FROM MINNEAPOLIS
PFT Live, The Dan Patrick Show, NHL Live & NBC Sports Radio to Originate Live from Minneapolis
ProFootballTalk – 7-9 a.m. ET – Monday-Friday on NBCSN
The Dan Patrick Show – 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. ET – Monday-Friday on NBCSN
NBC Sports Radio to Broadcast Nearly 60 Hours of Live Coverage from Radio Row at Mall of America
NBC Sports Boston and NBC Sports Philadelphia to Broadcast More than 100 Hours of Live Coverage from Radio Row at Mall of America
STAMFORD, Conn. – January 23, 2018 – NBC Sports Group’s broadcast, cable, digital, regional sports networks and radio platforms will present nearly 200 hours of coverage on-site from Super Bowl LII, with PFT Live, The Dan Patrick Show, NHL Live and NBC Sports Radio all originating from Minneapolis, Minn., in the week leading up to the game.
Daily live coverage on NBCSN begins Monday, Jan. 29, with PFT Live from Mall of America at 7 a.m. ET, followed by The Dan Patrick Show at 9 a.m. ET. NHL Live, NBC Sports Group’s pre- and post-game studio show, will originate on-site from Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis for four consecutive nights, beginning Tuesday, Jan. 30, and will include pre-game coverage of the Vegas Golden Knights at the Minnesota Wild on Friday, Feb. 2, from Xcel Energy Center. Former NFL linebacker and current CNBC host Dhani Jones will also conduct live reports on Morning Drive from Minneapolis during Super Bowl week.
In addition, NBC Sports Radio will provide daily, comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl LII live from “Radio Row” from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET, featuring nearly 60 hours of coverage leading into the game.
NBC & NBCSN TO PRESENT SUPER BOWL-THEMED SHOWS: NBC and NBCSN will present three Super Bowl-themed special edition shows the week of Super Bowl LII. On Monday, Jan. 29, NBCSN will air NFL Super Bowl Opening Night at 8 p.m. ET. The annual NFL Honors show will air on NBC on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 9 p.m. ET, following an NFL Honors pre-show at 3:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
THE DAN PATRICK SHOW: NBCSN’s sports television show and syndicated radio program, The Dan Patrick Show, featuring Football Night in America host Dan Patrick and the Danettes, will travel to Minneapolis to present six days of on-site shows.
The Dan Patrick Show will originate from a specially-designed set from downtown Minneapolis overlooking U.S. Bank Stadium from Monday through Friday (Jan. 29–Feb. 2), as well as Monday, Feb. 5. The Super Bowl week shows will feature live interviews with current and former players, celebrities, and news makers.
PFT LIVE: NBCSN’s PFT Live will hit the road during Super Bowl week, as a many of NBC’s NFL commentators join hosts Mike Florio and Chris Simms on Radio Row at Mall of America to provide insight and analysis on-site in Minneapolis throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl LII.
PFT Live will simulcast Monday through Friday (Jan. 29–Feb. 2) from 7-9 a.m. ET. The program will begin exclusively on NBC Sports Radio each morning at 6 a.m. ET.
NHL LIVE: NHL Live, NBC Sports Group’s pre- and post-game studio show, will originate live from Nicollet Mall in Minneapolis from Tuesday to Friday (Jan. 30-Feb.2), prior to NHL coverage on NBCSN. Hosts Liam McHugh and Kathryn Tappen will anchor NBCSN’s NHL Live coverage throughout the week, alongside former players and analysts Keith Jones and Jeremy Roenick, and Mike Milbury.
NBCSN will feature four NHL telecasts during the week prior to Super Bowl LII, capped by a matchup between the Vegas Golden Knights and Minnesota Wild from Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minn., on Friday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m. ET.
MORNING DRIVE: Golf Channel’s daily news and lifestyle show will feature former NFL linebacker and current CNBC host Dhani Jones as a contributor from Minneapolis during Super Bowl week. Jones will conduct live reports on Morning Drive focused on the latest storylines in anticipation of Super Bowl LII. Morning Drive next week will air live from 7-9 a.m. ET on Monday-Wednesday, and from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.
NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS:
Beginning on Sunday, January 28, NBC Sports Philadelphia begins its coverage of Mission LII, with extensive multiplatform coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. Michael Barkann, Derrick Gunn, Barrett Brooks, Dave Zangaro, Reuben Frank and a host of others will bring the sights and sounds of Super Bowl Week to Philadelphia fans, including press conferences, insider access and expert analysis. Philly Sports Talk and Quick Slants will air live weekdays from Minneapolis, with additional Mission LII programming all week long. Coverage on Super Bowl Sunday begins at 10 a.m., and continues throughout the day on NBC Sports Philadelphia and www.nbcsportsphiladelphia.com. Fans can follow @NBCSPhilly for added Eagles coverage on all social media platforms.
NBC Sports Boston will provide more than 65 hours of Mission: 6 Super Bowl-related multi-platform coverage originating from on-site in Minneapolis. On-location programming will include every one of the networks’ news and opinion shows, plus dedicated Patriots-related programs, including: Sports Sunday, Arbella Early Edition, Boston Sports Tonight, Felger & Mazz, Toucher & Rich, Monday Night Patriots, Quick Slants, Patriots Wednesday, New England Tailgate, Football Fix, Patriots Football Weekly and Football Day in New England which includes Pre-Game Live and Post-Game Live. NBC Sports Boston will also have a robust digital and social media presence throughout the week and weekend with exclusive behind-the-scenes content from Minneapolis through talent and fans via @NBCSBoston.
NBC SPORTS RADIO: NBC Sports Radio travels to Minneapolis to provide insight and analysis throughout the week leading up to Super Bowl LII. Programs hitting the road include PFT Live with Mike Florio and Chris Simms, The Dan Patrick Show, Voices of the Game with Newy Scruggs, The Chris Mannix Show, Going Deep with Amani and Dan, The Safety Blitz with Rodney Harrison & Dan Schwartzman, The Leisuremen, and Under Center with Mark Malone. Coverage begins Sunday, Jan. 28, with The Leisuremen live from “Radio Row” at 5 p.m. ET.
Most NBC Sports Radio programs will air on-site at “Radio Row,” from the NFL Experience inside Mall of America in Minneapolis, and feature interviews with current and former players and coaches, and industry insiders.
–NBC SPORTS GROUP–