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CBS Sports to broadcast Super Bowl XLVII live on Feb. 3

by jmaloni

Press release

Tue, Jan 8th 2013 03:15 pm

Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call Super Bowl XLVII 

CBS Sports' seven hours of Super Bowl pre-game coverage originates from three sites highlighted by "The Super Bowl Today"; "Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition"; and "New Orleans: Let The Good Times Roll" 

First-ever extended post-game show, "Super Bowl Today Post-Game Show," continues on CBS Sports Network 

CBS Sports culminates its coverage of the 2012-13 NFL season with Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3 (6:30 p.m. kick-off), from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. Super Bowl XLVII will be the network's 18th Super Bowl broadcast overall.

CBS Sports' Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, marking the third time in his illustrious 28-year CBS Sports broadcasting career that Nantz calls play-by-play for the Super Bowl, and fifth overall for the network. Nantz called his first Super Bowl in 2007 and hosted CBS's Super Bowl pre-game show, "The Super Bowl Today," in 2001 and 2004. Simms provides analysis for his seventh Super Bowl, the fifth for CBS Sports. Nantz and Simms are joined on the broadcast by "NFL on CBS" analysts Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots serving as sideline reporters.

CBS Sports' seven hours of pre-game coverage of Super Bowl XLVII begins with "Road to the Super Bowl" (11 a.m.), followed by "New Orleans: Let The Good Times Roll" (noon), "Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition" (1 p.m.) and "The Super Bowl Today," the network's live pre-game studio show (2-6 p.m.), with James Brown along with Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe, Bill Cowher, as well as Greg Gumbel, NFL insider Jason La Canfora, and reporters Lesley Visser, Tasker and Wilcots.

In addition, CBS Sports Network, the 24-hour cable home of CBS Sports, debuts its Super Bowl coverage with more than 50 hours of original programming including first-time-ever extended post-game coverage with "Super Bowl Live: Post-Game Show," hosted by Brown, Marino, Esiason, Sharpe and Cowher.

Follow CBS Sports on Twitter: @CBSSportsGang and @NFLonCBS, #CBSSuperBowl.

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