Super Bowl XLVIII - pitting the Denver Broncos against the Seattle Seahawks - will kick off at 6:30 p.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 2, at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.
Television coverage will be provided by the Fox network (Fox46 in Charlotte). Pregame coverage on Fox begins at noon with 'Road to the Super Bowl.' The official pregame coverage begins at 2 p.m.
Forecasters were calling for a high of 49 degrees, with the evening low only expected to dip to 32 degrees likely after the game is over. The coldest Super Bowl was in 1972 in New Orleans, when the temperature was a reported 34 degrees with a wind chill of 24.
Terry Bradshaw is off broadcast
Fox analyst Terry Bradshaw will not appear on the network's Super Bowl coverage after the death of his father. Bill Bradshaw died Thursday after a long illness, Fox said Sunday. He was 86. Terry Bradshaw was with his family in Louisiana.
In the hours before the Super Bowl, several members of the Broadway cast of "Rock of Ages" will perform two 30-minute sets outside MetLife Stadium. The second will close out Fox's pregame show from 5:10-5:40 p.m. EST. Phillip Phillips and The Band Perry also will perform before the game.
Queen Latifah, along with the New Jersey Youth Chorus, will sing "America The Beautiful" before the game, and opera singer Renee Fleming will perform the national anthem.
Grammy Award winner Bruno Mars will perform during the halftime show and will be joined by the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
And ... politics
President Barack Obama is getting some time in front of the cameras before sitting down to watch the Super Bowl. He's doing a live interview from the White House with Bill O'Reilly about two hours before kickoff, during the Fox pregame show.
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