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01.28.2013

CBSSPORTS.COM GOES DEEP ON PRE-SUPER BOWL VIDEO PROGRAMMING AND SOCIAL OFFERINGS

CBSSports.com Will Provide Unique Facebook Audience Insights

And Feature Three Daily Shows From New Orleans

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2013 – CBSSports.com will feature innovative social experiences and expanded video programming leading up to Super Bowl XLVII to bring fans even closer to the action in New Orleans and the storylines buzzing around the country.

CBSSports.com will provide fans with a unique window into the game using a social dashboard to reveal which players, teams and storylines are buzzing among Facebook users around the country. CBSSports.com is creating engaging online experiences that let visitors interact with the Facebook audience insights through graphics, photo galleries and breakdowns of the data by state, gender and age, available at http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/superbowl/insights.

Beginning Monday, Jan. 28, CBSSports.com will also feature three shows each day from New Orleans, the site of Super Bowl XLVII. The three daily shows, the most CBSSports.com has ever offered around the Super Bowl, will give fans live and on-demand access to all of the latest news right from the heart of the action:

  •  Eye on Football: Live from Jackson Square (3:00-4:00 PM, ET, Monday-Friday and 4:00-5:00 PM, ET on Saturday) will examine all aspects of the Super Bowl, from star quarterbacks and injury updates to the Xs and Os that may define the game. Broadcasting live from CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square, in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter, the show will have an all-star lineup of guests, including former and current NFL players and coaches. Hosted by Brent Stover and presented by Blackberry, the show will feature former NFL Pro Bowl players Brian Westbrook and Trevor Pryce alongside CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora and CBSSports.com NFL experts Pete Prisco and Nathan Zegura. Live from Jackson Square will also be simulcast on the CBS Sports Network.
  •  Eye on Football: Road to the Draft (12:00-1:00 PM, ET, Monday-Friday) will examine what the 30 teams not playing in the Super Bowl will be doing in the offseason. Looking at what went wrong in 2012, what's in store for free agency and the approach to the NFL Draft, the show will release each CBSSports.com expert’s mock draft. Hosted by Kevin Corke, it will feature former NFL executive and current CBSSports.com NFL Insider Pat Kirwan along with Prisco and NFL expert Will Brinson.
  •  Eye on Football: Best of Radio Row (6:00-7:00 PM, ET, Monday-Friday) will feature a compilation of the most entertaining interviews of athletes, actors and personalities from Radio Row. Host Kevin Corke will be joined by Brinson and social media reporter Lauren Gardner.

From the CBSSports.com Super Bowl event page (http://www.cbssports.com/nfl/superbowl), fans will be able to access all of the live and on-demand video programming and in-depth coverage from the Eye on Football team.

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Press Contacts:

Annie Rohrs 646-472-3961 annie.rohrs@cbsinteractive.com 

Rosabel Tao 415-344-2515 rosabel.tao@cbsinteractive.com

Press:

Annie Rohrs (CBSSports.com, CBSNews.com)
646-472-3961
annie.rohrs@cbsinteractive.com