ESPN’s Super Bowl XLVIII Coverage for Thursday


ESPN’s Super Bowl XLVIII Coverage for Thursday

ESPN’s coverage of Super Bowl XLVIII will continue on Wednesday, Jan. 29, from set locations at Herald Square, Bryant Park and Times Square Studios in New York City, and will feature guest appearances by comedian Jerry Seinfeld and four of the NFL’s top young quarterbacks – Nick Foles (Eagles), Colin Kaepernick (49ers), EJ Manuel (Bills) and Cam Newton (Panthers).

On Thursday, Seinfeld will be on-set at Herald Square with Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic for 30 minutes, beginning at 8 a.m. on ESPN Radio’s Mike and Mike. Also, SVP & Russillo, featuring co-hosts Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo, will feature visits from eight guests, including current NFL players Newton, Michael Vick and Connor Barwin (Eagles), Dwight Freeney (Chargers), Manuel, and Julian Edelman (Patriots), as well as ESPN analysts Tedy Bruschi and Trent Dilfer.

ESPN television and radio shows at Herald Square will be open for public viewing. Thursday’s schedule: 

Time (ET) Show Network(s)
6-10 a.m. Mike & Mike (Herald Square)

Hosts: Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic

Guests: Fox NFL analyst Brian Billick (7:30); Mike Ditka (7:45); actor/comedian and TV producer Jerry Seinfeld (8:00 – 30 min.); Eagles QB Nick Foles (8:45); Trent Dilfer (9:00); former NFL QB Archie Manning (9:15) and 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick (9:30). 

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. SportsCenter (Times Square Studios)

Host: Hannah Storm; Analyst: Tedy Bruschi

Guests: Eagles RB LeSean McCoy (11:20); University of Alabama QB A.J. McCarron (11:40) and Panthers QB Cam Newton (12:20).

10 a.m.-12 p.m. First Take (Bryant Park)

Host: Cari Champion; Lead commentators: Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith

Guests: Actor/comedian Marlon Wayans (10:15); Panthers RB DeAngelo Williams (10:30); Olympian Sanya Richards-Ross (11:00); Chargers LB Dwight Freeney (11:15) and actor/comedian Chris Tucker (11:40).

10 a.m.-1 p.m. The Herd with Colin Cowherd (Herald Square)

Host: Colin Cowherd

Guests: Hall of Fame QB Joe Montana (10:45) and Rick Reilly.

1-4 p.m. SVP & Russillo (Times Square Studios)

Hosts: Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo

Guests: Newton (1:15); Eagles QB Michael Vick (1:30); Dilfer (1:45); Freeney (2:15); Bruschi (2:30); Bills QB EJ Manuel (2:45); Eagles LB Connor Barwin (3:15) and Patriots WR Julian Edelman (3:30).

3-4 p.m. NFL Insiders (Herald Square)

Host: Suzy Kolber. Insiders: Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Bill Polian.

4-5 p.m. NFL Live (Herald Square)

Host: Trey Wingo. Analysts: Trent Dilfer, Ron Jaworski and Mark Schlereth.

6-7 p.m. SportsCenter (Herald Square)

Host: Steve Levy. Analysts: Ray Lewis and Steve Young.

6-7 p.m. NFL Esta Noche (Times Square Studios)

Hosts: Ciro Procuna; Analysts: Raul Allegre, Alvaro Martin, Eduardo Varela, John Sutcliffe and Mauricio Pedroza.

ESPN in Latin America
9 p.m.-12 a.m. SportsCenter (Herald Square)

Host: Stuart Scott. Analysts: Cris Carter and Keyshawn Johnson.

11 p.m. S Olbermann (Times Square Studios)

Host: Keith Olbermann.


Note: Commentator and guest schedules subject to change

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Mac Nwulu

I joined ESPN in 1998 and since then, it's been a great experience managing PR and communications for a range of ESPN initiatives and properties over the years. I am currently focused on soccer and The Undefeated, ESPN’s site focusing on sports, race and urban culture and how they intersect.
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