Super Bowl 50: ESPN Deportes To Present Exclusive Spanish-Language Coverage
ESPN Deportes will be the Spanish-language destination of Super Bowl 50, presenting coverage of the game on ESPN Deportes TV, ESPN Deportes Radio and WatchESPN, live from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Sunday, February 7 at 6:30 p.m.
This is the first ever Super Bowl telecast for ESPN Deportes, brokered via an agreement with CBS, home of Super Bowl 50.
ESPN Deportes’ Monday Night Football commentator team of Alvaro Martin (play-by-play), former NFL kicker and Super Bowl champion Raul Allegre (analyst), and sideline reporter John Sutcliffe will call the game and will be joined by nine other commentators to present weeklong coverage from San Francisco. Ciro Procuna, Eduardo Varela, Pablo Viruega, former Bears Center Roberto Garza, Sergio Dipp, Kary Correa, Mauricio Pedroza, Sebastian Martinez Christensen, and Carlos Nava will be onsite to provide daily reports and segments that will air across the network’s studio programming.
This year the Super Bowl returns to ESPN Deportes Radio, broadcasting live from the stadium with Kenneth Garay (play-by-play), alongside Sebastian Martinez Christensen (commentator) and sideline reporter Eduardo Martell.
- ESPN Deportes’ Super Bowl Sunday will feature nine hours of live coverage led by SportsCenter editions throughout the day, followed by a 90-minute NFL Super Bowl pregame special at 4:30 p.m. and a postgame show.
- The network will air daily editions of NFL Live beginning Tuesday, February 2 at 6 p.m. ET from Mexico studios.
- Daily live segments from San Francisco across studio shows throughout the week including SportsCenter, Raza Deportiva, #Redes, Capitanes, Nación ESPN.
- The game will be available for live streaming via ESPN Deportes on WatchESPN.
- Allegre, Martin and Sutcliffe will contribute to ESPN’s English-language coverage with special segments on SportsCenter and Mike and Mike in the Morning throughout the week.
- Radio’s lineup includes more than 40 hours of news and information programming beginning on Monday through Sunday, including week-day editions of Firma ESPN (6 – 9 a.m. ET), Zona ESPN (12- 2 p.m.), and Zona NYC (2 – 4 p.m.). Saturday’s lineup includes Zona Sabatina special from San Francisco at 9 a.m. Super Bowl Sunday’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. with Ultimo Paso SB50 Special, followed by a pregame special preview at 5 p.m.
- ESPNDeportes.com will complement the broadcast with live reporting throughout the week including: bilingual video analysis with commentators featured on ESPN.com and ESPNDeportes.com, video features and updates, press conferences, and breaking news and highlights. Reporters Nava and Martinez Christensen will be offering the latest updates, including:
o News stories around new Hall of Fame members, awards coverage, 50th Anniversary special events, halftime show, and more.
o Special features on the strengths and weaknesses of each team, performance analysis on quarterbacks and coaches, key player highlights and more.
o Unique video clips, with postgame highlights, breaking news, field interviews, and more.
o Gameday content with ESPN Deportes and WatchESPN live coverage, game recap, and Super Bowl records.
o Photo galleries showcasing the NFL fan experience, a preview from the stadium, the halftime show and postgame activities.
o On the ground social coverage throughout the week leading up to the game on all @ESPNDeportes handles (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Periscope).
o Social media sports fans can follow and participate in the conversation around the event using hashtag #SBxESPN.