The excitement, the exuberance, the euphoria, and the glory of Super Bowl gets set to spread its magic once again across America as the football fans begin the countdown for Super Bowl 2019. If you think the NFL season has just started and you still have four full months left for the Super Bowl, ask the American football fans, it is “just” four months left for them. So significant is the hype around Super Bowl that it has ended up being one of America’s most watched sporting event of the calendar year, ahead of US Open, and the NBA too at times. Last Super Bowl witnessed some maniac footballing action, and as the points table stands right now, the Super Bowl LIII is looking like it has got something better in store for us. Records stumbled, favorites were humbled, hopes were thin, but the underdogs still managed to win!
The new season has witnessed quite a few underdogs topping the table this season which makes up for an exciting Super Bowl LIII. Yes, it is too early to make a call, but things look to be on the brighter side for the American Football fans. That has only added more reasons to raise the curiosity of all the fans across the globe about their most loved event of the year. They’ll try to get every single detail known to them as quickly as possible. To help them out with that, here is a little briefer on when and how the Super Bowl is scheduled to be played for the 53rd time.
Super Bowl 2019 Time, Date and Venue
The Super Bowl LIII is scheduled to be played on the first Sunday of February, i.e., the 3rd of February 2019 at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The all-pro game between NFC All-Pros and AFC All-Pros is scheduled to be played on the preceding Sunday, i.e., the 28th of January 2019. As for the playoffs are concerned, they’ll begin four days after the end of regular NFL 2018-19 season with the Wild Card Round played first played first followed by the Divisional Rounds. The Conference Championship matches will be played on 19th January 2019.
Don’t miss out Super Bowl halftime show live coverage on 3rd February 2018.
Time: 8 PM ET (Approximate)
Date: 3rd February 2018
The venue for this year’s Super Bowl LIII is as hyped as the event itself. The newly built Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta is all set to dazzle America and host its first Super Bowl after just two years of getting opened. The voting was conducted to finalize the venue on 19 May 2015 with the final names being announced a year later on 24 may 2016. The Mercedes-Benz stadium, which was under construction back then, managed to win the members’ votes with relatives ease.
The 8-panel retractable roof has been a highlight of the stadium because of its beautiful design and also because of its massive seating capacity. For the Super Bowl LIII, it is all set to spike up its seating capacity to an impressive 83,000. The venue also boasts of having the largest single display board among all the stadiums in the NFL. The stadium is entirely feature enriched with a fantasy football zone, bar, and the obvious premium seating behind the two teams’ benches.
CBS Sports, Fox Sports, and NBC Sports agreed to a deal back in 2014 that saw the three major broadcasting networks share the spoils for broadcasting the NFL Season along with the Super Bowl, all pro game, and the playoffs. The Super Bowl was decided to be telecasted on each network alternatively. With Fox Sports telecasting the Super Bowl LI followed by NBC’s telecast of Super Bowl LII, it is now CBS’s turn to telecast the Super Bowl LIII all across the United States.
BBC Sports will telecast the event across the United Kingdom while the CTV will carry the broadcast across Canada. Fans from Australia can tune in to Channel 7 to get their coverage of Super Bowl LII. Fans from other countries can check with the official website of NFL only a month prior as that is the time when the final list of broadcaster’s names is expected to be rolled out.