Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Super Bowl Pregame TV Schedule; SUPER BOWL XLVII

Newspaper article St Louis Post-Dispatch (MO)

Super Bowl Pregame TV Schedule; SUPER BOWL XLVII

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A rundown of Super Bowl pregame coverage planned Sunday on CBS, which show the game, as well as ESPN and NFL Network (schedule is subject to change):


(Program runs from 1-5:30 p.m. To be interspersed at various times are live cut-ins with our troops from Afghanistan as well as live musical performances from OneRepublic and Matchbox Twenty.)

1 p.m.* Introduction, overview.

1:15 p.m. * Feature on on 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis.

1:35 p.m.* Piece on Ravens running back Ray Rice.

1:40 p.m. * Feature on Zack Golditch, a high school football player who was wounded in the movie theater shooting last summer in Aurora, Colo., in which 12 people were killed. Golditch, who was shot through the neck, became a symbol of strength as he fought his way back onto the football field.

1:50 p.m. * Television personality Rachael Ray prepares tailgate food.

2 p.m.* Inspirational piece on O.J. Brigance, who was special teams captain for the Ravens in the 2001 Super Bowl then six years later was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease), and given less than five years to live but now serves as an advisor to the team.

2:20 p.m. * Feature on the role music has played in New Orleans' recovery from Hurricane Katrina.

2:40 p.m. * Discussion on player safety and concussions in football.

2:50 p.m. * Commentary from broadcaster Jim Rome.

3 p.m. * Segment on Colts coach Chuck Pagano's battle with leukemia.

3:10 p.m. * Segment on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco.

3:30 p.m. * CBS News' Scott Pelley interview President Obama.

3:50 p.m. * Segment on 49ers tight end Vernon Davis.

4:20 p.m. * Interview with retiring Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.

4:30 p.m. * Feature on the Harbaugh brothers becoming the first head coaches to face each other in the Super Bowl.

4:40 p.m. * Feature on 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

5 p.m. * Pregame festivities wrap up with team introductions in the stadium and Alicia Keys performing the national anthem.

5:30 p.m. * Game kicks off.

Approximately 7 p.m. * Beyonce provides halftime entertainment.



(9 a.m.-1 p.m.)

9 a.m. * Introduction, overview. …

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