FOX SPORTS UNVEILS UNRIVALED 2022 NFL PLAYOFFS SCHEDULE IN LEAD UP TO SUPER BOWL LVII
First Network in 40 Years to Carry Two Wild Card Round Games, Two NFC Divisional Round Games, the NFC Championship Game and Super Bowl
4K Games: From Super Wild Card Weekend to Super Bowl LVII,
All FOX NFL Postseason Games Produced in 4K
LOS ANGELES - FOX Sports today unveils its premier 2022 NFL Playoffs broadcast schedule featuring more games than any other network in the last 40 years culminating with FOX's 10th all-time presentation of NFL's big game in Super Bowl LVII. The Super Wild Card Weekend opener between the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers on Saturday, Jan. 14, kicks off an unrivaled NFL postseason schedule that will see FOX become the first network since the 1982-83 season to present two Wild Card Playoff Games, two NFC Divisional Playoff Games, the NFC Championship Game and the Super Bowl.
4K Postseason Production
The entire FOX NFL postseason, including Super Bowl LVII, will be produced in High Dynamic Range (HDR) at 1080p and broadcast in 4K. This is the first time every game of the NFL Playoffs and the Super Bowl will be broadcast in 4K by one network. FOX NFL Playoff games and the Super Bowl will be available in 4K through several FOX Sports distributors, including Altice Optimum, Comcast Xfinity, Cox Contour TV, DIRECTV, DISH Network, FuboTV, Verizon FIOS and YouTube TV.
Super Wild Card Weekend Coverage
Super Wild Card Weekend coverage on FOX begins Saturday, Jan. 14, at 1:30 PM ET with "NFL Championship Chase: Wild Card Weekend" presented by NFL Films. At 2:30 PM ET, FOX NFL KICKOFF with host Charissa Thompson, analysts Charles Woodson, Michael Vick and Sean Payton and NFL insider Peter Schrager opens with in-depth coverage, followed by a special FOX NFL SUNDAY, America's most-watched NFL pregame show since 1994, at 3:30 PM ET. The coverage leads up to kickoff at 4:30 PM ET when the 49ers host the rival Seahawks.
Dynamic play-by-play announcer Joe Davis and three-time Super Bowl champ Daryl "Moose" Johnston will call the Super Wild Card Weekend clash between NFC West rivals on Saturday from Levi's Stadium with Pam Oliver and Kristina Pink reporting from the sidelines and Dean Blandino as rules analyst. Pete Macheska serves as the producer and Artie Kempner as the director.
On Sunday, Jan. 15, FOX NFL pregame coverage starts at 4:00 PM ET with veteran co-hosts Curt Menefee and Terry Bradshaw alongside FOX NFL analysts Howie Long, Michael Strahan and Jimmy Johnson and FOX NFL insider Jay Glazer. The celebrated lineup brings viewers right up to kickoff at 4:30 PM ET when the Vikings face the Giants.
FOX NFL's acclaimed lead broadcast team with play-by-play announcer Kevin Burkhardt and three-time Pro Bowl tight end Greg Olsen will call the Super Wild Card Weekend Sunday showdown between the New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings live from U.S. Bank Stadium with Erin Andrews and Tom Rinaldi reporting from the sidelines. Former NFL Vice President of Officiating Mike Pereira rounds out the on-air crew as rules analyst. Richie Zyontz serves as the producer with Rich Russo as director.
FOX Deportes delivers leading Spanish-language coverage across the postseason with two Wild Card Games, two NFC Divisional Games, the NFC Championship Game and Super Bowl LVII. Former NFL wide receiver Marco Martos and renowned play-by-play announcer Jorge Perez Navarro bring viewers the action of this weekend's Wild Card Games. Rodolfo Landeros, Giselle Zarur and Spanish-language television legend Jessi Losada helm studio coverage for both games. The complete FOX Deportes NFL Playoffs talent lineup will be announced prior to the Divisional Round.
FOX Sports App
In addition to television availability, broadcasts of all FOX NFL postseason games can be streamed digitally on the FOX Sports app and NFL digital properties.
In accordance with the league's scheduling policy, this year's FOX NFL Playoffs schedule is subject to change.
About FOX Sports
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation's wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships. FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports' digital properties include FOXSports.com and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports' portfolio are FOX's interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, a licensing and commercial relationship with The Stars Group that created the FOX Bet sports betting platform and the FOX Bet Super 6 free-to-play game, as well as a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.