The biggest sporting event on the planet is live on ESPN at 10am AEDT on Monday, February 8, as the Kansas City Chiefs meet the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.
Australian and New Zealand audiences will get access to the prestigious event with the game being called exclusively for ANZ audiences by ESPN’s Monday Night Football commentator team of play-by-play announcer Steve Levy, Louis Riddick, and Brian Griese.
ESPN SportsCenter host Phil Murphy will bring ANZ sports fans expanded coverage including in-depth features, live reports and a nightly program that will highlight all the color and excitement in and around Tampa Bay.
Murphy will host four SC: NFL Blitz programs from Tampa Bay, bringing fans all the latest news from the Super Bowl LV host city.
SC: NFL Blitz will premiere at 7pm AEDT on Friday February 5, and will continue with new episodes daily, until Super Bowl LV on ESPN.
Super Bowl LV is a showdown between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with each side led by two of the premier quarterbacks in the NFL, reigning Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes and six-time Super Bowl champion Tom Brady.
Mahomes’ spearheaded the Chiefs to Super Bowl glory last season, following a come from behind win over the San Francisco 49ers. A 14-2 regular season record saw Kansas City installed as favourites to defend their crown this year, and the Chiefs have continued that momentum through the playoffs.
However, they face a red-hot Buccaneers side, led by Tom Brady. Tampa Bay struggled to an 11-5 record in the regular season, but have looked a different team in the post-season.
Brady has previously won six Super Bowl’s with the New England Patriots, and Super Bowl LV will be the 43-year-olds tenth in his career.
Monday’s Super Bowl Day coverage begins at 2am AEDT, with a bumper schedule leading to Super Bowl LV (10am AEDT).
ESPN will take viewers to Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, where ESPN SportsCenter host Phil Murphy and team will set the stage for Super Bowl LV.
The Super Bowl LV pre-game begins at 9am AEDT, with a live SC: NFL Blitz – Super Bowl Pre Show. The highly anticipated Super Bowl LV will then kick off at 10am AEDT.
The coverage includes the Pepsi Super Bowl LV Half-Time show featuring multi-time Grammy Award winner The Weeknd.
ESPN’s digital coverage of Super Bowl LV will feature analysis, commentary, breaking news, video, and more across ESPN.com and the ESPN App leading up to, during, and after the game.
Super Bowl LV on ESPN:
Monday, February 8
2am AEDT, Post Season NFL Countdown, ESPN
6am AEDT, Post Season NFL Countdown, ESPN
9am AEDT, SC: NFL Blitz – Super Bowl Pre Show, ESPN
10am AEDT, Super Bowl LV: Kansas City vs Tampa Bay, ESPN
2.30pm AEDT, NFL Primetime Live, ESPN
3.30pm AEDT, SportsCenter Live, ESPN
4.30pm AEDT, Super Bowl LV (Replay), ESPN
9.30pm AEDT, Super Bowl LV (Replay), ESPN
ESPN and ESPN2 are available on Foxtel, Kayo Sports, Fetch TV and Sky NZ.