Sirius Satellite Radio (NASDAQ:SIRI), the Official Satellite Radio Partner of the NFL, will provide the most comprehensive radio coverage available of Super Bowl XLII, with 12 live broadcasts featuring game calls in eight languages, an increase from the 11 broadcasts and seven languages SIRIUS aired last year, plus live day-long news and expert analysis every day of Super Bowl Week.
“The NFL is one of the cornerstones of SIRIUS’ programming and our Super Bowl broadcasts will provide fans unparalleled access to the year’s biggest sporting event,” said SIRIUS CEO Mel Karmazin. “SIRIUS NFL Radio will feature comprehensive coverage of Super Bowl Week and fans across the country can follow the game in several different languages.”
“With the broadcast going out in eight different languages and round-the- clock coverage leading to the game, more fans than ever will be able to experience the excitement of the Super Bowl on SIRIUS NFL Radio,” said NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. “This year’s game marks the fourth consecutive Super Bowl on SIRIUS and each year SIRIUS continues to enhance its coverage, consistent with our goal to give fans new and exciting ways to connect with the NFL.”
On Super Bowl Sunday, February 3, SIRIUS will air an expanded lineup of play-by-play broadcasts of Super Bowl XLII live from University of Phoenix Stadium to its nationwide audience. SIRIUS will offer 12 different game calls in eight languages, including the local radio broadcasts of both the AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion New York Giants.
From Monday, January 28 through Super Bowl Sunday, SIRIUS NFL Radio // ch. 124, SIRIUS’ 24/7 year-round NFL talk radio channel, will broadcast live every day from Radio Row in downtown Phoenix, providing up-to-the-minute news and analysis from a panel of expert hosts that includes Shannon Sharpe, Randy Cross, Tim Ryan, Pat Kirwan, Jerry Rice, Solomon Wilcots, Gil Brandt, Daryl ‘Moose’ Johnston, Jim Miller, Bob Papa, Adam Schein and Bryan McGovern. SIRIUS NFL Radio will broadcast live from University of Phoenix Stadium on Media Day, Tuesday, January 29, from 10am to 3pm ET. Media Day shows will feature one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from the New England Patriots and New York Giants.
On Saturday, Feb. 2 starting at 4pm ET, SIRIUS will have live coverage as the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2008 is announced at the Phoenix Convention Center. SIRIUS listeners will hear the live announcement as well as one-on-one interviews with the newly elected Hall of Famers.