NBC’s Super Bowl LVI production, by the numbers
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For the broadcast, NBC will utilize more than 700 employees, 122 cameras and 50 miles of cable for the game with 14 mobile units in Los Angeles at SoFi Stadium.
The game is also part of “Super Gold Sunday,” combining the Super Bowl with the 2022 Winter Olympics.
Al Michaels will call Super Bowl LVI on NBC and Peacock alongside Cris Collinsworth, with Mike Tirico on location for the pregame show.
By the Numbers
- 1st ‘Super Gold Sunday,’ as the Super Bowl and Winter Olympics converge for the first time on the same day
- 1st Super Bowl presented on Peacock
- 1st Super Bowl presented on Telemundo, the first Spanish-language broadcast network to air the Super Bowl
- 2 SkyCams NBC will use to cover the game (including “High Sky”)
- 3 Super Bowls refereed by rules analyst Terry McAulay
- 5 Combined Super Bowl victories among NBC Sports Super Bowl LVI Pregame Show teammates Drew Brees (XLIV with the Saints), Tony Dungy (XIII as a player with the Steelers, XLI as head coach of the Colts), and Rodney Harrison (XXXVIII and XXXIX with the Patriots)
- 8 Locations of NBC Sports’ hosts, analysts, and commentators around Los Angeles and SoFi Stadium on Super Bowl Sunday
- 11 Super Bowl play-by-play assignments for Al Michaels, tied for the most ever for a television commentator, joining former CBS and FOX announcer Pat Summerall
- 14 Mobile units on-site at SoFi Stadium
- 14.5 Hours of combined Super Bowl LVI and Winter Olympics coverage on NBC and Peacock on Sunday, Feb. 13
- 20 Super Bowls NBC has broadcast (including LVI)
- 27 Hosts, analysts, and commentators around Los Angeles and SoFi Stadium for Super Bowl Sunday
- 50 Miles of camera and microphone cable
- 71 Combined Sports Emmy Awards for Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Michele Tafoya, executive producer Fred Gaudelli, and director Drew Esocoff
- 100 Yards of combined Sunday Night Football murals from NBC Sports’ season-long interactive art campaign, canVS
- 122 Cameras used for Super Bowl (76, including fixed cameras on pylons, etc.) and pre-game (46) coverage
- 130 Microphones
- 700 + NBC Sports employees on site in Los Angeles
- 1800+ Meals served to crew members on gameday
- 264,000 Feet of camera and microphone cable
- $7 million Record cost of a 30-second advertisement during Super Bowl LVI