Eurozone to Air Super Bowl XLVIII Live
Several European countries, including Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey will be offered the taste of the biggest game in American football as Super Bowl XLVIII will be broadcast live on Fox International Channels.
Super Bowl XLVIII, featuring the NFC champion Seattle Seahawks and the AFC Champion Denver Broncos, takes place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Feb. 2, 2014 with the live European broadcast scheduled to begin at 00:25am (CET) on Feb. 3.
Fox's move means the NFL’s championship game will be available live to more than 12 million households on Fox Sports in Italy, the Netherlands, Turkey and Cyprus, and on Fox in Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia.
It marks the first time "the other kind of football" for Europeans is broadcast live on FIC in Europe.
NFL fans in Europe will view the exclusive Fox production of the Super Bowl from the United States, featuring play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and analyst NFL Hall of Famer Troy Aikman, television’s premier NFL broadcast team, calling the action with Pam Oliver and Erin Andrews reporting from the sidelines.
The Super Bowl is the highest-rated and most-watched television program in the United States and is billed as a global media phenomenon that combines sports and show business.
In addition to the football game, this year's Pepsi Super Bowl XLVIII halftime show will feature Bruno Mars and a set from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.