FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, February 2nd, 2018
18 STRAIGHT HOURS OF EAGLES SUPER BOWL COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA
NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA GOES ALL IN ON THE EAGLES WITH NON-STOP SUPER BOWL COVERAGE BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT SATURDAY
36 HOURS OF WALL TO WALL EAGLES COVERAGE ON NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHA AND NBC SPORTS PHILADELPHIA+
ROUND THE CLOCK COVERAGE CAN ALWAYS BE FOUND ON NBCSPORTSPHILADELPHIA.COM AND @NBCSPHILLY
PHILADELPHIA- (February 2, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia is going all in on the Eagles Super Bowl appearance by airing wall-to-wall coverage for 18 straight hours on both NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+. The unprecedented coverage starts at midnight on Saturday, February 3 with the best Eagles programs from Super Bowl week. Mission LII kicks off five straight hours of live programming beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 4.
Mission LII at 10 a.m.
Amy Fadool, Rob Ellis and Danny Pommells host Mission LII live from the NBC Sports Philadelphia studios in the Wells Fargo Center beginning at 10 a.m. on Sunday. They’ll recap the best of Super Bowl Week, and showcase fans and their preparations for the big game. Special guests will appear throughout the show.
Eagles Pregame Live at 3:30 p.m.
NBC Sports Philadelphia will be live with an expanded Super Bowl edition of Eagles Pregame Live from Minneapolis with Michael Barkann, Ray Didinger, Barrett Brooks and Seth Joyner. Derrick Gunn, Reuben Frank and John Clark will have player interviews and analysis from experts from around the league.
Philly vs. Boston at 5 p.m.
Philly vs. Boston” brings viewers a unique perspective in the final hour leading up to the Super Bowl from both Boston’s and Philly’s on-air talent. The show is co-hosted by NBC Sports Boston’s Michael Felger and Michael Barkann, with various Boston/Philly duos joining them throughout the hour including: Troy Brown & Barrett Brooks; Tom E. Curran & Derrick Gunn; Albert Breer & Ray Didinger; and Jerod Mayo & Seth Joyner. The talent will debate their counterparts from the opposing city on who has the best/worst fans, Spygate, who will take home the title and more.
Eagles Postgame Live
After the conclusion of the game, Eagles Postgame Live will hit the air with player interviews, postgame press conferences, fan reactions and analysis from the panel.
Amy Fadool, Seth Joyner and Barrett Brooks, react to what fans are saying in this heavily social-media-influenced program.
Sunday, February 4 programming lineup:
12am-1am SportsNet Central Philly Sports Talk: Best of
1am-1:30am Mission LII Mission LII
1:30am-2am Quick Slants Quick Slants
2am-3am Philly Sports Talk: Best of Philly Sports Talk: Best of
3am-5am Mission LII: Flight Plan Mission LII: Flight Plan
5am SportsNet Central Mission LII
5:30am Quick Slants
6am SportsNet Central Philly Sports Talk: Best of
7am SportsNet Central Mission LII Flight Plan
8am SportsNet Central
9am SportsNet Central Mission LII Sounding Off
10am Mission LII Mission LII
3pm Eagles Game Plan Eagles Game Plan
3:30pm Eagles Pregame Live Eagles Pregame Live
5pm Philly vs. Boston Philly vs. Boston
Post game Eagles Postgame Live
Additional Super Bowl coverage can be found on www.NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, or by following the network’s social media handle @NBCSPhilly.
About NBC Sports Philadelphia:
NBC Sports Philadelphia and NBC Sports Philadelphia+, part of NBC Sports Group, provide award-winning sports news, analysis, live game coverage and original programming to nearly three million viewers in the Philadelphia area, Southern New Jersey and Delaware. Together the networks present more than 500 live game broadcasts annually, featuring the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers, MLB’s Philadelphia Phillies, MLS’s Philadelphia Union, NCAA and high school events, plus extensive coverage of the Philadelphia Eagles. NBC Sports Philadelphia broadcasts pre/post-game coverage and the most comprehensive local and regional sports news available. The networks’ news and original programming teams have been distinguished with numerous Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards, and handle sports coverage for Philadelphia’s NBC10 affiliate WCAU-TV. NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com, also provides Philly sports fans with the most comprehensive and dedicated 24/7 online local sports destination that includes live streaming of Sixers basketball, Flyers hockey and Phillies baseball. The site is the go to source for up-to-the-minute sports news, game previews/recaps, highlights, numerous multimedia video clips, blogs and top-notch coverage from “Insiders” for the city’s favorite pro teams. NBC Sports Philadelphia can be found on multiple social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat (@NBCSportsPhilly).
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