Sirius Sets Super Bowl Coverage In 8 Languages
January 22, 2008 at 5:41 AM (PT)
This year's SUPER BOWL coverage by SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO will include 12 live broadcasts in eight languages, plus pre-game analysis every day of SUPER BOWL week. The game coverage will include the PATRIOTS broadcast from WBCN/BOSTON, the GIANTS broadcast from WFAN-A/NEW YORK, WESTWOOD ONE's national broadcast, the U.K. coverage from BBC RADIO FIVE LIVE, WESTWOOD ONE's Spanish broadcast, and the coverage in Spanish (from CANAL+ in SPAIN), French, Japanese, German, Flemish, Russian, and Mandarin Chinese.
"The NFL is one of the cornerstones of SIRIUS' programming and our SUPER BOWL broadcasts will provide fans unparalleled access to the year's biggest sporting event," said SIRIUS CEO MEL KARMAZIN. "SIRIUS NFL RADIO will feature comprehensive coverage of SUPER BOWL Week and fans across the country can follow the game in several different languages."
"With the broadcast going out in eight different languages and round-the-clock coverage leading to the game, more fans than ever will be able to experience the excitement of the SUPER BOWL on SIRIUS NFL RADIO," added NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL. "This year's game marks the fourth consecutive SUPER BOWL on SIRIUS, and each year SIRIUS continues to enhance its coverage, consistent with our goal to give fans new and exciting ways to connect with the NFL."