- Labatt Breweries of Canada, General Motors of Canada, and Nissan Canada
return as major on-air sponsors, with Ford of Canada and PepsiCo signing on as
new SUPER BOWL sponsors -
- New CTV Original Series MOTIVE kicks-off immediately following the big event
- Superstar host(s) of THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS to be announced -
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TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ - CTV announced today its broadcast plans,
sponsor details, and associated programming for SUPER BOWL XLVII. CTV
culminates its broadcast of the 2012-13 NFL season with exclusive Canadian
coverage of the big game featuring the AFC Champions Baltimore Ravens taking
on the NFC Champions San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, Feb. 3 (game coverage
begins at 6:25 p.m. ET). For the first time ever, free live streaming of the
game is available in Canada via CTV.ca.
CTV's extensive coverage of SUPER BOWL XLVII from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome
in New Orleans, La. airs live nationally and in High Definition on Sunday,
Feb. 3 beginning at 11 a.m. ET, with seven consecutive hours of pre-game
programming (visit CTV.ca to confirm local broadcast times).
In addition, RDS has live French-language coverage of SUPER BOWL XLVII
beginning at 5:30 p.m. ET.
Last year's broadcast on CTV and RDS was the most-watched SUPER BOWL broadcast
ever in Canada with a combined television audience of 8.2 million viewers.
Bell Media Radio stations across the country will also have live coverage of
SUPER BOWL XLVII, including TSN Radio 1050 in Toronto, TSN Radio 690 in
Montreal, TSN Radio 1290 in Winnipeg, TEAM 1410 in Vancouver, and TEAM 1200 in
Ottawa. All stations will be covering all of the SUPER BOWL news coming of New
Orleans leading up to the game.
Mobile coverage of SUPER BOWL XLVII is available exclusively on Bell Mobile TV.
Sponsors and Advertising
Once again, the SUPER BOWL is proving to be the premier television property
for Canadian advertisers with CTV on track to meet all of its advertising
objectives. Labatt Breweries of Canada returns as full-game presenting sponsor
of SUPER BOWL XLVII on CTV, with General Motors of Canada and Nissan Canada
returning as quarter sponsors. Ford of Canada has signed on as a new, quarter
sponsor and PepsiCo is confirmed as the new halftime sponsor with the Pepsi
Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show, featuring global music icon and 16-time
Grammy(®) Award winner Beyoncé.
PepsiCo has confirmed it will unveil an exclusively Canadian commercial during
the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show that reveals exciting news about the
Lay's potato chip brand in 2013.
Other key advertisers during CTV's SUPER BOWL XLVII coverage include A&W,
Panago, RIM, Subway ® Restaurants, Volkswagen, Walt Disney Studios Motion
Pictures Canada, and Wonderful Pistachios, among others.
Special CTV Announcement
CTV also confirmed today the network will use the unparalleled platform of
SUPER BOWL XLVII to premiere a new, 30-second promo announcing the
international superstar host(s) for THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS. The announcement
will air during a commercial break during the big game. The top-secret message
was taped in Los Angeles earlier this month by one/some of the biggest names
in music today.
CTV's newest original thrilling Canadian scripted dramatic series MOTIVE
scores a touchdown with its world premiere in the most-coveted timeslot in
prime time television - immediately following a hand-off from SUPER BOWL XLVII
on Sunday, Feb. 3 on CTV. The captivating one-hour crime drama follows
spirited female homicide detective Angie Flynn on a backwards chase for clues
to a killer that has already been revealed to viewers. Set and shot in
Vancouver, the "whydunit" stars Kristin Lehman (THE KILLING), Gemini
Award-winning Louis Ferreira (SGU STARGATE UNIVERSE), and Lauren Holly (NCIS).
The series joins CTV's Sunday night lineup in its regular timeslot ofSundays
at 9 p.m. ET/PTbeginning February 10.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY on CTV and TSN
CTV gets football fans up-close and personal with the biggest names on the
NFL's grandest stage prior to SUPER BOWL XLVII on Sunday, Feb. 3 with seven
consecutive hours of all-encompassing coverage leading up to the most-watched
sporting event in North America. TSN also hits the gridiron on Sunday with a
four-hour SUPER BOWL edition of SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN at 10 a.m. ET.
Veteran CBS Sports broadcasters Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the game action,
marking the third time in his illustrious 28-year broadcasting career that
Nantz calls play-by-play for the SUPER BOWL. Simms provides analysis for his
seventh SUPER BOWL, Nantz and Simms are joined on the broadcast by analysts
Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots serving as sideline reporters.
TSN at SUPER BOWL XLVII
TSN gets Canadian football fans set for SUPER BOWL XLVII with daily reports on
SPORTSCENTRE beginning today, as Rod Smith helms coverage on-site from New
Orleans alongside analysts Chris Schultz, Jesse Palmer, and TSN Football
Insider Dave Naylor. Also beginning today, SPORTSCENTRE will feature SUPER
BOWL-themed Top 10 countdowns leading up to SUPER BOWL XLVII. TSN will also
get fans set for the big game with TOP 50 NFL PLAYS OF 2012-13 on Saturday,
February 2 at 7 p.m. ET.
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY broadcast schedule is as follows (subject to change):
-- 10 a.m. ET - SUNDAY NFL COUNTDOWN (TSN)
Chris Berman hosts the four-hour Super Bowl edition of Countdown from New
Orleans with analysts Tedy Bruschi, Cris Carter, Trent Dilfer, Mike Ditka,Tom
Jackson, Ron Jaworski, Keyshawn Johnson and Jerry Rice. Mike Tirico, Jon
Gruden and Young will join the show from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome and NFL
Insiders Chris Mortensen and Adam Schefter will also contribute reports.
-- 11 a.m. ET - ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL (CTV)
ROAD TO THE SUPER BOWL is NFL Films' annual look back at the greatest sights
and sounds of the 2012-13 NFL season. The one-hour special features the best
of nearly 100 players and coaches wired for sound, focusing on the most
exciting moments and the best teams on the journey to New Orleans for SUPER
-- 12 noon ET - ROAD TO THE PLAYOFFS (CTV)
An inside look at the past season and how each team made it to the playoffs.
-- 1 p.m. ET- SPORTSCENTRE'S TOP 10 SUPER BOWL MOMENTS (CTV)
The original TSN production features SPORTCENTRE's Darren Dutchyshen counting
down the Top 10 moments in SUPER BOWL history.
-- 1:30 p.m. ET- TOP 50 NFL PLAYS OF 2012-13 (CTV)
SPORTCENTRE'S Darren Dutchyshen looks back at Top 50 plays of the 2012-13 NFL
season during this 30-minute original TSN production.
-- 2 p.m. ET- THE SUPER BOWL TODAY (CTV)
Originating live from three separate sites in New Orleans, CBS' James Brown,
Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe, and Bill Cowher, along with Greg
Gumbel, anchor the pre-game show previewing all the football and excitement
leading up to SUPER BOWL XLVII. NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, reporters Lesley
Visser, Steve Tasker, and Solomon Wilcots, will also cover the pre-game
-- 6 p.m. ET - SUPER BOWL XLVII KICKOFF SHOW (CTV/RDS)
Fourteen-time Grammy(®) Award-winning singer-songwriter Alicia Keys sings the
National Anthem as part of SUPER BOWL XLVII pre-game festivities.
-- 6:25 p.m. ET - SUPER BOWL XLVII (CTV/RDS)
SUPER BOWL XLVII kickoff featuring the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco
49ers live from New Orleans. Sponsored by Labatt Breweries of Canada, General
Motors of Canada, Nissan Canada, Ford of Canada, and PepsiCo, the game also
features international music icon and 16-time Grammy(®) Award winner Beyoncé
as she performs during the Pepsi Super Bowl XLVII Halftime Show.
-- 10 p.m. ET (approximately) - MOTIVE World Premiere (CTV)
Ways to watch and listen live to the SUPER BOWL XLVII in Canada
-- English Broadcast - CTV
-- French Broadcast - RDS
-- Online - CTV.ca
-- Mobile - Bell Mobile TV
-- Radio - TSN Radio 1050
TSN Radio 690 in
TSN Radio 1290 in
Winnipeg, TEAM 1410 in
Vancouver and TEAM 1200
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