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Sunday, June 7th, 2020

JOE NAMATH, JOHNNY UNITAS & CHICAGO BEARS ’85 DEFENSE: WEEK OF CLASSIC SUPER BOWLS CONCLUDES WITH SUPER BOWL XX TODAY AT 3 P.M ET ON NBC AND SUPER BOWL III TONIGHT AT 8 P.M. ET ON NBCSN

Super Bowl XX Between Chicago Bears and New England Patriots Airs Today at 3 p.m. ET on NBC

Super Bowl III Between New York Jets and Baltimore Colts Airs Tonight at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN

Pro Football Hall of Famers Mike Singletary and Dan Hampton and Super Bowl III MVP Joe Namath Speak with NBC Sports’ Liam McHugh Throughout Today’s Broadcasts

Content to Stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports App

STAMFORD, Conn. – June 7, 2020 – NBC Sports’ Super Bowl Week in America — reliving seven of the most memorable NBC Super Bowls over seven days – concludes today with Super Bowl XX, featuring the Chicago Bears and New England Patriots, at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and Super Bowl III, featuring the New York Jets and Baltimore Colts, at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

In Super Bowl XX from the Louisiana Superdome, the Bears, led by head coach Mike Ditka and their vaunted defense, defeat the Patriots, 46-10, on January 26, 1986. Pro Football Hall of Famers Mike Singletary and Dan Hampton will speak with NBC Sports’ Liam McHugh throughout the broadcast.

NBC’s broadcast team of Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen and Bob Griese called the game from the Louisiana Superdome.

Tonight at 8 p.m. ET, Super Bowl III features New York Jets quarterback Joe Namath making good on his guarantee to upset the NFL’s Baltimore Colts in what many have called the most important game in pro football history and the first NFL Championship to officially bear the name “Super Bowl.” Namath, who was named MVP of Super Bowl III, will speak with McHugh throughout tonight’s game.

NBC’s Curt Gowdy, Al DeRogatis and Kyle Rote called the game from Miami’s Orange Bowl.

McHugh will also introduce today’s matchups on NBCSN and NBC.

Below is today’s content:

    • Today at 3 p.m. ET: Super Bowl XX: Chicago vs. New England (NBC)
    • Today at 8 p.m. ET: Super Bowl III: New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts (NBCSN)

 

Programming will also stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.

TODAY – SUPER BOWL XX & SUPER BOWL III

NBC Sports presents two classic Super Bowls on Sunday, as Super Bowl XX between the Chicago Bears and New England Patriots airs at 3 p.m. ET on NBC and Super Bowl III between the New York Jets and Baltimore Colts airs at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.

In Super Bowl XX from the Louisiana Superdome, the Bears, led by head coach Mike Ditka and their vaunted defense, defeat the Patriots, 46-10, on January 26, 1986. Defensive end Richard Dent is named MVP as the game reaches more than 127 million viewers, replacing the final episode of M*A*S*H* as the most-viewed television program (total reach) in history at the time.

McHugh will speak with Mike Singletary and Dan Hampton throughout the broadcast.

NBC Broadcast Team: Dick Enberg, Merlin Olsen and Bob Griese

Super Bowl Week in America concludes on Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN with Joe Namath making good on his guarantee to upset the NFL’s Baltimore Colts in what many have called the most important game in pro football history and the first NFL Championship to officially bear the name “Super Bowl.”

McHugh will speak with Namath throughout the broadcast.

NBC Broadcast Team: Curt Gowdy, Al DeRogatis and Kyle Rote

GAME TIME (ET) NETWORK
Super Bowl XX: Chicago vs. New England 3 p.m. NBC
Super Bowl III: New York Jets vs. Baltimore Colts 8 p.m. NBCSN

 

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