ESPN and ESPN Radio Super Bowl XLV Programs Originating Live from Pan Am Plaza in Indianapolis – Thursday, Feb. 2
ESPN’s multimedia coverage of Super Bowl XLVI continues Thursday, Feb. 1, from Pan Am Plaza (201 South Capitol Avenue) in downtown Indianapolis. All shows are available for free public viewing.
Among the notable guests scheduled to appear on ESPN programs tomorrow include NBC Sports Football Night in America analyst and two-time Super Bowl champion Rodney Harrison, Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton, Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson, and Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow. (Tebow will also tape an interview with First Take’s Skip Bayless -- the first in-person interview between the quarterback and one his most vocal advocates. The interview will air on ESPN2’s First Take on Friday, Feb. 3, at 10 a.m. ET.
Scheduled highlights (all times ET):
6 a.m. Mike and Mike in the Morning (ESPN Radio/ESPN2)
Hosts: Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic
Guests: Comedian Frank Caliendo (6:30 a.m.), NBC Football Night in America analyst and two-time Super Bowl champion Rodney Harrison (6:45 a.m.), New York Jets tight end Dustin Keller (7 a.m.), former Dallas Cowboy Ed “Too Tall” Jones (7:15 a.m.), Fox/NFL Network analyst and Super Bowl-winning coach Brian Billick (7:30 a.m.), ESPN analyst Mike Ditka (7:45 a.m.), NFL Network analyst and Super Bowl champion Kurt Warner (8 a.m.), New Orleans Saints Super Bowl-winning quarterback Drew Brees (8:15 a.m.), Pro Football Hall of Famer Deacon Jones (8:30 a.m.), Detroit Lions head coach Jim Schwartz (8:45 a.m.), Green Bay Packers Super Bowl champion wide receiver Greg Jennings (9 a.m.), and Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald (9:30 a.m.)
10 a.m. The Herd (ESPN Radio/ESPNEWS)
Host: Colin Cowherd
Guests: Carolina Panthers rookie quarterback Cam Newton (10:30 a.m.), FOX NFL analyst Michael Strahan (11:15 a.m.), ESPN MLB analyst and former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling (11:30 a.m.), Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez (11:45 a.m.), Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew (12:15 p.m.), former NFL quarterback Doug Flutie (12:30 p.m.), and Chicago Bears running back Matt Forte (12:45 p.m.)
1 p.m. Scott Van Pelt Show (ESPN Radio/ESPNEWS through 3 p.m. ET)
Hosts: Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Russillo
Guests: Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (12:15 p.m.), Denver Broncos quarterback Tim Tebow (12:30 p.m.), Schwartz (1:15 p.m.), Jones-Drew (1:45 p.m.), Forte (2 p.m.), Hall of Fame running back Marcus Allen (2:30 p.m.), Houston Texans linebacker Brian Cushing (2:45 p.m.), and Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeMarcus Ware (3:30 p.m.)
3 p.m. SportsCenter Special (ESPN)
Host: Mike Tirico. Analysts: Jon Gruden and Ron Jaworski
(Note: On Thursday’s show, ESPN’s Monday Night Football crew will offer X’s and O’s analysis of key matchups in Super Bowl XLVI)
4 p.m. NFL Live (ESPN)
Host: Trey Wingo. Analysts: Cris Carter and Tom Jackson
5 p.m. SportsNation (ESPN2)
Hosts: Michelle Beadle and Cowherd. Guest analyst Herm Edwards
Throughout the week (M-F, 5-6 p.m.), SportsNation features two acts – the Blue Monkey Sideshow carnival act for SN’s ‘Halftime Show’ and Indy’s own “The Twin Cats” (official house band).
Guests: Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (5:10 p.m.) and Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson (5:40 p.m.)
5 p.m. SportsCenter (live on ESPNEWS) … to air at 6 p.m. on ESPN
Host: Steve Levy. Analysts: Merril Hoge and Trent Dilfer
6 p.m. NFL 32 (ESPN2)
Hosts: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen. Analysts: Steve Young and Keyshawn Johnson
Guest: Johnson and Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley
8 p.m. SportsCenter (ESPN Deportes)
Host: Ciro Procuna. Analysts: Raul Allegre and Alvaro Martin
9 p.m. SportsCenter (ESPN) … to air at 11 p.m.
Host: Stuart Scott. Analysts: Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi
Note: Commentator and guest schedules subject to change