ESPN’s Super Bowl LVIII Week Studio Presence Descends Upon Las Vegas; Non-Stop Coverage Across ESPN’s Many Platforms Provides 49ers-Chiefs Analysis, News and More Leading Up to and Following America’s Biggest Game

 

ESPN’s long-standing Super Bowl tradition of a significant studio show presence in the host city — enhanced by 24/7 multiplatform coverage across the entire ESPN company — returns for Super Bowl LVIII between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs (Sunday, Feb. 11) from Las Vegas, Nevada.

ESPN’s Las Vegas presence will be felt throughout Super Bowl week (February 5–11) and further amplified when First Take, NFL Live, SportsCenter segments and ESPN BET Live shows overlook the famous Vegas Strip and The Pat McAfee Show takes up residence on Radio Row.

On Super Bowl Sunday, ESPN’s operation shifts inside Allegiant Stadium, for Postseason NFL Countdown in the morning and NFL Primetime following the 49ers-Chiefs season finale.

For fans seeking Super Bowl information at all hours of the day, ESPN’s platforms will inundate them with analysis, news, interviews and predictions on additional networks, ESPN Digital, ESPN.com, ESPN+, ESPN Audio, Andscape and more.

For more than 140 million homes and 129+ countries/territories outside the United States, ESPN will distribute Super Bowl LVIII via ESPN platforms. Among those areas: Latin America, Brazil, the Caribbean, Australia/New Zealand, Sub-Saharan Africa, the Netherlands and via affiliated partners TSN/RDS in Canada and D+HOTSTAR in India.

ESPN’s Super Bowl LVIII Sunday

Extended Pregame Show from Inside the Stadium
Postseason NFL Countdown
 will air its season finale from inside Allegiant Stadium on Super Bowl LVIII Sunday, expanding to four hours (10 a.m.–2 p.m. ET).

Further details will be announced in the coming days.

Begin Super Bowl LVIII Sunday with SportsCenter and NFL Matchup
SportsCenter, beginning at 7 a.m., will lead into Postseason NFL Countdown, with reports from Las Vegas. On ESPN+, NFL Matchup’s final episode of the season will be available, previewing Super Bowl LVIII.

Chris Berman Covers 42nd Super Bowl, Hosts NFL Primetime with Booger McFarland and Alex Smith
Chris Berman will be in his customary position on the field post Super Bowl LVIII, as he hosts NFL Primetime (approximately 10:30 p.m.) with two-time Super Bowl Champion Booger McFarland and Alex Smith. Players from the winning team will join the show.

SportsCenter with SVP Immediately After Super Bowl LVIII
SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt (approximately 11:30 p.m.) will provide extensive postgame coverage. Joining the program from Vegas will be Super Bowl Champion Ryan Clark and former NFL player and seasoned front office veteran Louis Riddick. Tim Hasselbeck will be in studio with SVP in Washington D.C.

Inside the Press Box: ESPN to Have Eight Writers Covering the Game
ESPN will have eight writers on site covering a variety of angles:

ESPN Broadcasters for Super Bowl LVIII Presentations Outside the United States

 

More Postgame Coverage on ESPN’s YouTube and ESPN Radio
ESPN’s YouTube channel will also host a livestream reaction following the game, with Tyler Fulghum, Liz Loza and Spencer Hall. On ESPN Radio, Super Bowl Champion Je’Rod Cherry and former All Pro LB Chad Brown join Aaron Goldhammer for a recap of all the action.

ESPN’s Super Bowl LVIII Week

ESPN’s Studio Shows to Originate From Beer Park in Las Vegas, with The Pat McAfee Show Inside the Mandalay Bay Convention Center
ESPN’s set will overlook the Las Vegas strip, as First Take, NFL Live, SportsCenter and ESPN Bet originate from Beer Park on Thursday and Friday. The Pat McAfee Show will be located inside Radio Row, Wednesday through Friday.

Throughout the week, reporters Darlington (Chiefs) and Paolantonio (49ers) will join multiple shows, providing consistent updates on the AFC and NFC Champions. Adam Schefter will join multiple shows for the latest news around the league.

Additional Platform Highlights:

ESPN Radio Adds to Super Bowl LVIII Sunday Programming; ESPN Podcasts from Las Vegas
ESPN Radio will have a special Playoff Preview with the Pros (5 p.m. ET) on Super Bowl Sunday featuring Chris Canty and Harry Douglas with Chris Carlin. Earlier in the day, the show’s lineup begins with Best Week Ever (7 a.m.) and Sunday Morning with Matt & Myron (10 a.m.).

Heading into 49ers-Chiefs, coverage on ESPN Audio platforms includes:

ESPN.com, ESPN+ and Andscape Dive into the Multitude of Storylines Surrounding the 49ers-Chiefs
A summary of content coming on ESPN.com and ESPN+

49ers-Chiefs Specific Stories

A summary of stories coming on Andscape

 

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Media Contacts:
Derek Volner: Derek.Volner@ESPN.com
Lily Blum: Lily.Blum@ESPN.com

 

 

 

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