CBS and the NFL have signed a new deal which will allow Spanish-language network ESPN Deportes to simulcast Super Bowl 50 on February 7.
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Super Bowl 50 is aiming to bring in even more viewers this February, thanks to a new pact which will allow ESPN Deportes to simulcast the game.
CBS and the NFL have signed a deal with ESPN Deportes which will allow Super Bowl 50 to be simulcast on the Spanish-language network, as all parties look to capitalize on the growing popularity among Spanish-speaking viewers. This will also mark the first time a Super Bowl has aired on ESPN or an ABC-branded channel since 2006.
“Super Bowl 50 is one of the most anticipated events of the year, and this agreement with CBS and the NFL presents a unique opportunity for ESPN to further connect with the growing U.S. Hispanic NFL fan base,” VP of ESPN Deportes Freddy Rolon said in a statement.
Echoed CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus:
“As the broadcaster of Super Bowl 50, it was a priority for us to find a Spanish-language partner to televise this historic broadcast and reach the NFL’s Hispanic fan base. The ESPN Deportes presentation of Super Bowl 50 will be a great complement to our broadcast on CBS.”
Through ESPN Deportes’ broadcast of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, the network has developed a strong football audience and the network’s ability to simulcast Super Bowl 50 for its viewers is sure to help the network gain even more attention.
ESPN Deportes’ Monday Night Football commentator Alvaro Martin will provide commentary on Super Bowl 50, with former NFL kicker Raul Allegre joining him in the commentator booth and with John Sutcliffe serving as a sideline reporter for the team.
Don’t miss Super Bowl 50 when it airs live from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Sunday, February 7 2016 on CBS and ESPN Deportes.
Are you excited to hear that Super Bowl 50 will simulcast on the ESPN Deportes?