Saturday, February 03, 2007

CBS Plans Plenty of good SB Pre Game Features

Here is what CBS plans for Pre game on Super Bowl Sunday. You can plan
your day around what feature you want to see!!

Enjoy.....Jim Williams


CBS Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XLI continues with THE SUPER BOWL
TODAY, the Network's pre-game studio show (2:00-6:00 PM, ET) with host
James Brown along with analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, and Shannon
Sharpe, as well as NFL Insider General Manager Charley Casserly,
reporters Lesley Visser, Sam Ryan and contributor Dick Enberg.

¨James Brown, Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason and Shannon Sharpe welcome
viewers with some pre-game analysis and highlights from the NFL Tailgate
party set, while Lesley Visser and Sam Ryan report on each team.

Following are the approximate air times for features on THE SUPER BOWL
TODAY (subject to change):

2:15 PM, ET

¨Shannon Sharpe tackles the Colts' defense talking with Dwight
Freeney and Bob Sanders. Jeff St. Arromand produces.

2:30 PM, ET

¨THE SUPER BOWL TODAY features Chicago Bears running back Thomas

2:45 PM, ET

¨Dick Enberg visits with legendary coaching genius of the San Francisco
49ers Bill Walsh. Deb Boulac produces.

3:00 PM, ET

¨Sam Ryan covers Indianapolis Colts record-breaking wide receiver
Marvin Harrison. Jeff St. Arromand produces.

3:10 PM, ET

¨Shannon Sharpe and Boomer Esiason go mach speed as they take a ride
with the famous Thunderbirds fighter jets. 

3:30 PM, ET

¨THE SUPER BOWL TODAY features Chicago Bears defensive lineman Tank

3:40 PM, ET

¨CBS EVENING NEWS Chief Investigative Reporter Armen Keteyian sits down
with Joy Piccolo and Connie Payton, wives of former Chicago Bears
running backs Brian Piccolo and Walter Payton. Sarah Rinaldi

4:00 PM, ET

¨James Brown visits with the head coaches of the Chicago Bears Lovie
Smith and the Indianapolis Colts Tony Dungy to talk about the meaning of
their historic meeting as the first African-American head coaches in the
NFL to lead their teams to the Super Bowl. Charlie Bloom produces.

4:10 PM, ET

¨Randy Cross reports from Baghdad with the troops as they watch Super
Bowl XLI and participate in the first-ever Baghdad Bowl (flag football
game). Suzanne Smith produces.

4:30 PM, ET

¨Lesley Visser visits with Chicago Bears quarterback Rex Grossman. Deb
Gelman produces.

4:45 PM, ET

¨CBS EVENING NEWS Anchor Katie Couric reports the story of Pittsburgh
Steelers wide receiver and last year's Super Bowl MVP Hines Ward about
his Korean heritage, what it was like growing up and the impact his
success has had on children and others in Korea. Pete Radovich


¨Boomer Esiason looks at the tradition of great Chicago middle
linebackers from Dick Butkus to Mike Singletary to Brian Urlacher. Deb
Boulac produces.

5:30 PM, ET

¨Dan Marino sits down for a quarterback-to-quarterback talk with the
Indianapolis Colts' Peyton Manning. Charlie Bloom produces.

Performances by Stevie Nicks (3:55 PM, ET), Cirque du Soleil (5:45 PM,
ET), and Billy Joel singing the national anthem (6:15 PM, ET) also will
be a part of the pre-game show.
From Jim Williams sent via T-Mobile Blackberry

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