“CBS SUPER BOWL PARK AT JACKSON SQUARE” TO SERVE AS NEW ORLEANS HOME FOR CBS CORPORATION SUPER BOWL PROGRAMMING
CBS Sports, CBS Entertainment, CBS News, CBS Sports Network, SHOWTIME Sports,
CBSSports.com, CBS Sports Radio and CBS Television Distribution to Offer Week-Long Coverage Leading Up to CBS Sports’ Exclusive Broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII
CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square Cable Bridge Over Decatur Street
CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII, will create CBS SUPER BOWL PARK at JACKSON SQUARE in the heart of the historic French Quarter in New Orleans, La., to serve as the CBS Corporation’s central broadcast center. For the week leading up to the CBS Television Network’s exclusive broadcast of the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 3, the Corporation’s assets in network and local television, radio, cable, premium television and digital will cover the Super Bowl from all angles, including entertainment, news and sports.
“The Super Bowl is the granddaddy of big event television, and our approach this year is unlike anything we have ever done,” said Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation. “For the first time, CBS Corporation will have week-long, round-the-clock Super Bowl coverage on more than a half-dozen platforms. Creating CBS Super Bowl Park at Jackson Square as the center of all this activity will make it even more compelling, and also illustrate the collaborative efforts across the Company.”
CBS SUPER BOWL PARK at JACKSON SQUARE will be home to 15 different shows from nine CBS divisions across multiple platforms including broadcast, cable and premium television, radio and digital from Monday, Jan. 28 - Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 3. The shows and divisions broadcasting from Jackson Square are:
CBS SUPER BOWL PARK at JACKSON SQUARE will consist of four outdoor sets inside Jackson Square shared across the various shows. The sets were designed to reflect the history and architecture of New Orleans. A fifth set will be located across the street in Washington’s Artillery Park for the CBS affiliates. All CBS shows and platforms at CBS SUPER BOWL PARK will share facilities, equipment, office space and personnel throughout the week.
Jackson Square, the historic park in the heart of the famed French Quarter, will serve as the backdrop for CBS’s coverage and will remain open to the public.
The programming schedules for each show will be released at a later date.
“ROME” and “Lead Off” Set “CBS Evening News” and “Face the Nation” Set
CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and “CBS This Morning” Set
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