FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
NBC SPORTS BAY AREA TO DELIVER ITS MOST EXTENSIVE SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS “SUNDAY TO SUNDAY” COVERAGE LINEUP TO DATE
2020 Season Premieres of “49ers Pregame Live” at 9:00 AM PT & “49ers Postgame Live” Immediately Following 49ers vs. Cardinals on Sunday, September 13
Network Rolls Out Brand New Weekday 49ers Multiplatform Lineup Featuring “49ers Press Conference Live,” “49ers Central,” “49ers Talk,” “49ers Game Plan” and More
Expert, Season-Long Coverage & Analysis to be Provided by Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner, Ian Williams, Matt Maiocco,
Laura Britt, Greg Papa, Grant Liffman, Jennifer Lee Chan, Anthony Garcia and Keiana Martin
The New NBCSportsBayArea.com and “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app to Feature Comprehensive 49ers & NFL News, Analysis, Exclusive Video and the “49ers Talk” Podcast
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (September 9, 2020) – NBC Sports Bay Area – THE HOME for the most comprehensive “Sunday to Sunday” coverage of the defending NFC Champion SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS – has announced its upcoming 2020 NFL season coverage details, featuring the network’s most extensive coverage 49ers lineup to date. Highlighted by the Sunday, September 13 season premieres of 49ers Pregame Live and 49ers Postgame Live surrounding the team’s home opener against the NFC West division rival Arizona Cardinals, NBC Sports Bay Area will also roll out its brand new Monday through Friday 49ers multiplatform coverage lineup beginning today (Wednesday, September 9) featuring expanded, season-long 49ers and NFL news & analysis shows, game recap/preview programs, in-depth press conferences and exclusive interviews. Plus, 49ers fans can also look forward to expanded 24/7 digital coverage via the NEW NBCSportsBayArea.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app, along with new episodes of the popular “49ers Talk” podcast and much more. (NOTE: Fans located anywhere in the U.S. can download MyTeams for free on iOS and Android devices in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.) Please note NBC Sports Bay Area’s multiplatform 49ers coverage lineup for the upcoming 2020 NFL season:
49ERS GAME DAY PROGRAMMING…
“49ers Pregame Live” presented by Toyota – On Sunday, September 13 at 9:00 a.m. PT, NBC Sports Bay Area will carry the season premiere of 49ers Pregame Live presented by Toyota, the Bay Area’s only live, locally-produced 49ers pregame show, featuring the very latest game day news, player updates, along with a detailed player match-up breakdowns and accompanying analysis. The one-hour show, which will air at 9 a.m. prior to all non-primetime/national 49ers games and at 4 p.m. for primetime/national 49ers games, is hosted by Laura Britt (@laura_britt_) and Grant Liffmann (@GrantLiffman) with expert analysis provided by former 49ers quarterback Jeff Garcia (@JeffGarciaJGFA), former 49ers safety Donte Whitner (@DonteWhitner) and former 49ers defensive tackle Ian Williams (@IWilliams95). In addition, 49ers “Insider” Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoNBCS) and 49ers Reporter Jennifer Lee Chan (@jenniferleechan) will provide additional pregame coverage with up-to-the-minute game day information. NOTE: 49ers Pregame Live will also stream live to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app.
“49ers Halftime Live” – During halftime of every Niners game this season, NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver 49ers Halftime Live on the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app and on the network’s dedicated 49ers Twitter handle: @NBCS49ers. 49ers Halftime Live is hosted by Laura Britt and will feature first half analysis via Garcia/Whitner/Williams, who will focus on the key plays/game moments that had the greatest impact during the first 30 minutes of the game, along with commentary on precisely what the Niners need to focus on for the remainder of the game.
“49ers Postgame Live” presented by Toyota – Immediately following every 49ers game this season (4:00 p.m. time approx. following the season opener on Sunday, Sept. 13), NBC Sports Bay Area will deliver the season premiere of its acclaimed game wrap-up show 49ers Postgame Live presented by Toyota, “The Official Postgame Show of the 49ers.” Hosted by Laura Britt and Grant Liffmann, and featuring analysts Jeff Garcia, Donte Whitner and Ian Williams, 49ers Postgame Live features in-depth game analysis, postgame player reaction, complete coverage of 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan’s postgame press conference, along with postgame commentary via “Insider” Matt Maiocco, a preview of the 49ers next opponent and much more. NOTE: 49ers Postgame live will also stream live to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers via NBCSportsBayArea.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app.
“49ers First Look” – In addition, two hours prior to every game this season, Matt Maiocco and Jennifer Lee Chan will also hold a special Facebook Live segment entitled 49ers First Look on NBC Sports Bay Area’s official Facebook page – Facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic – and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app offering a game day preview featuring their expert commentary and predictions. Plus – 49ers fans will have also an opportunity to have their questions answered by submitting their game day inquiries in the Facebook live stream’s “comments” section.
49ERS NEW WEEKDAY PROGRAMMING LINEUP (beginning Tuesday, September 8)
“49ers Central: Armchair QB” – NBC Sports Bay Area hosts Anthony Garcia (@SportsAnthony) and Keiana Martin (@KeianaMartinTV) want to hear the FANS thoughts on the 49ers latest performance every Monday on 49ers Central: Armchair QB. This spirited, 30-minute, fan-driven show streams LIVE every Monday at 12 noon on the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app and Facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic with NBC Sports Bay Area linear debuts taking place Mondays at 4:00 p.m. (re-airs at 9 p.m.).
“49ers Press Conference Live” (feat. Head Coach Kyle Shanahan) – NBCSportsBayArea.com and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app will present 49ers Press Conference Live, Head Coach Kyle Shanahan’s weekly press conference the day following games (streaming live on Mondays at 3:30 p.m. with linear debuts on NBC Sports Bay Area at 4:30 p.m. and re-airs at 9:30 p.m.). 49ers Press Conference Live is hosted by Laura Britt, with analysis from Ian Williams.
“49ers Talk” presented by Big O Tires – Every Tuesday night at 9:00 p.m., hosts Matt Maiocco and Laura Britt bring the popular “49ers Talk” podcast to TV featuring in-depth Niners/NFL discussion with NBC Sports Bay Area analysts and special guests from coast-to-coast. NOTE: On audio, fans can download the “49ers Talk” podcast, along with every NBC Sports Bay Area podcast, at nbcsports.com/bayarea/basic-page/podcasts and simply subscribe to them via Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify or Stitcher. The podcasts can be played on any mobile device, laptop, or desktop computer.
“49ers Central: Ask Papa” – Bay Area sports broadcasting legend/current radio play-by-play voice of the 49ers Greg Papa, along with host Grant Liffmann, will give their no-holds-barred opinions on everything 49ers this season on 49ers Central: Ask Papa. New episodes of this lively, topic-focused, half-hour program air every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m.
“49ers Press Conference Live” (“Offense” focused) – Airing Wednesday nights at 9:30 p.m., Laura Britt hosts the recap of the team’s offense-focused press conference featuring 49ers offensive coaches and players, including the 49ers Super Bowl LIV quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo.
“49ers Central” – Hosted by Laura Britt, along with rotating analysts Donte Whitner and Ian Williams, the half-hour 49ers Central airs Thursday nights at 9:00 p.m. Among the show highlights include interviews with 49ers players and coaches, an in-depth look at the key plays from the previous week’s game, along with extensive analysis of the 49ers upcoming opponents.
“49ers Press Conference Live” (“Defense” focused) – On Thursday nights at 9:30 p.m., it’s the defense’s turn at the podium featuring 49ers defensive coordinator Robert Saleh, along with select defensive players. This half-hour press conference recap show is also hosted by Laura Britt.
“49ers Game Plan” – Greg Papa holds his exclusive, weekly one-on-one interview with 49ers Head Coach Kyle Shanahan every Friday night at 9:00 p.m. featuring recap discussions of the 49ers’ previous week’s game, along with a preview of the team’s upcoming opponent. Laura Britt hosts.
“49ers In the Huddle” – Airing Friday nights at 9:30 p.m., 49ers In the Huddle, a team-produced, half-hour program showcases the week’s most popular features/stories on 49ers.com.
EXPANDED 49ERS DIGITAL/AUDIO COVERAGE…
NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM/“MyTeams by NBC Sports” app – The NEW NBCSportsBayArea.com’s dedicated 49ers section – NBCSportsBayArea.com/49ers and the “MyTeams by NBC Sports” app will deliver comprehensive 24/7 49ers coverage all season long featuring original commentary, in-depth game previews/recaps, video interviews, feature reports, along with the latest 49ers news and daily insight from NBC Sports Bay Area’s roster of in-house 49ers/NFL experts highlighted by in-depth reporting via the network’s 49ers “Insider” Matt Maiocco. The new NBCSportsBayArea.com is the one-stop local source for exclusive 49ers on-demand video content, feature stories, players/coaches/front office exec interviews, live press conferences, breaking news, topical podcasts, game highlights, team stats & schedules and much more. Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area will also present additional 49ers content throughout the season across its social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCS49ers).
NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks and MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year. NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips. Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.
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