Super Bowl LVII Rematch: ESPN Boosts Coverage of Eagles-Chiefs on Monday Night Football with Enhanced Game Production, Onsite Studio Presence, Weekend Programming and More

ESPN’s Week 11 showcase of the Super Bowl LVII rematch between the Philadelphia Eagles and Kansas City Chiefs will be multifaceted, with an enhanced Monday Night Football game presentation (Nov. 20, 8 p.m. ET) punctuating multiple days of coverage across nearly all ESPN platforms. On-site studio shows from GEHA Field at Arrowhead Stadium following a weekend of live reports, interviews, and features surrounding the signature game and the participating stars are among the highlights.

The traditional telecast of the Super Bowl LVII rematch will be on ESPN and ABC, with Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli on ESPN2. ESPN Deportes has the Spanish-Language telecast, while ESPN+ and NFL+ will carry all three viewing options.

All NFL on ESPN studio shows will feature specialized Eagles and Chiefs content, including NFL Live (3-4 p.m.) and Monday Night Countdown (6-8 p.m.) both on location, and Sunday NFL Countdown (10 a.m. – 1 p.m.) from ESPN’s Bristol, Conn. headquarters on Sunday morning.

Multiple editions of SportsCenter will have live reports and features beginning Thursday, Nov. 16, and ESPN+ and ESPN.com will add to the coverage leading into, during and following the game.

Buck and Aikman on Traditional Call, More 4K, Slo-Mo Cameras Added
The voices of Monday Night Football, Joe Buck and Troy Aikman – who are in the midst of their NFL-record 22nd season as broadcast booth partners – will anchor the traditional telecast. Lisa Salters, the longest-tenured sideline reporter in Monday Night Football history, will lead the sideline coverage and report throughout the night on the Chiefs. Laura Rutledge is set to team up with the commentator trio for this game and will report from the Eagles sideline, and ESPN officiating analyst John Parry will join the quartet.

More on added elements to the presentation:

Peyton and Eli Deliver Signature Alternate Telecast
Monday Night Football with Peyton and Eli adds to the night, with the Super Bowl-winning brothers welcoming to-be-announced guests. Peyton and Eli will be live from their respective studios, providing their accustomed authentic commentary.

On ESPN Deportes, Rebeca Landa, Sergio Dipp, Katia Castorena and John Sutcliffe will have the call.  

Studio Shows to Include Features, Interviews and Soundtracks Spotlighting Multiple Stars of the Super Bowl LVII Rematch
ESPN studio show programming will lean heavily into the Super Bowl LVII rematch teams, showcasing unique stories and angles on the reigning AFC and NFC Champions. Highlights include:

Unless noted, content will be showcased across multiple shows leading into the game.

NFL Live and Monday Night Countdown Set the Stage for Monday Night Football
Following Monday Blitz with Michael Eaves, Herm Edwards and Booger McFarland (3-4 p.m.), ESPN will offer three hours of pregame studio programming from inside the stadium, beginning with NFL Live (4-5 p.m.) and continuing with Monday Night Countdown (6-8 p.m.).

SportsCenter with SVP to Air After the Game
Following the conclusion of the game, SportsCenter with SVP (11:30 p.m.) will wrap up coverage from Arrowhead Stadium. Van Pelt and Clark will breakdown the Super Bowl LVII rematch with instant reaction from Buck and Aikman as well as player interviews from the winning team.

ESPN’s Studio Shows Serve as a Warm-Up Act for Monday
With the Super Bowl LVII rematch less than 36 hours away, Sunday NFL Countdown will have multiple segments on the game, including keys for the Eagles and Chiefs and film breakdown of the two teams, among other conversations. Jeff Darlington will provide live reports from Kansas City.

Prior to Sunday NFL Countdown, Darlington and Sal Paolantonio will be in Kansas City and Philadelphia, respectively, appearing on multiple shows providing live reports beginning Thursday.

ESPN’s Digital Platforms Complement Wall-to-Wall Programming
ESPN’s digital platforms will partake in the excitement of the game with exclusive articles and reporting. Highlights include:

Where Wolf: The Search for ChiefsAholic on ESPN+
Coinciding with the Super Bowl LVII rematch, ESPN’s SC Featured team is set to debut “Where Wolf: The Search for ChiefsAholic,” the astonishing tale of a fervent Chiefs superfan known as ChiefsAholic, who gained national notoriety after being arrested. The captivating 40-minute documentary will be available for streaming on ESPN+ beginning on Monday, Nov. 20. More information here.

Behind-the-Scenes of the Super Bowl LVII rematch with ABC’s Nightline
Following Monday Night Football, local news broadcasts and Jimmy Kimmel Live!, ABC News’ Nightline (approx. 12:30 a.m.) will debut a feature chronicling ESPN’s preparation and execution of the Super Bowl LVII rematch. Interviews with Buck, Aikman, and Salters, as well as members of the Monday Night Football production crew, will be included. Accompanying the piece will be a behind-the-scenes tour of ESPN’s footprint around the stadium.

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Media Contacts:
Derek Volner (Derek.Volner@espn.com)
Lily Blum (Lily.Blum@espn.com)

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