Next Sunday, January 20, the CBS Television Network will air the AFC Championship, the Baltimore Ravens taking on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, MA in a rematch of last year’s game. The winner will advance to Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans.
Jim Nantz and Phil Simms will call the game. Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots will be the sideline reporters for the Tiffany Network for the AFC Championship. The broadcast will begin at 6:30 p.m. with kickoff a few minutes later.
CBS’ coverage begins with the NFL Today from the network’s broadcast center in New York at 6 p.m. ET.
We have this preview from CBS Sports.
“THE NFL ON CBS” TRAVELS TO FOXBOROUGH FOR 2013 AMERICAN FOOTBALL CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP REMATCH AS NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS HOST BALTIMORE RAVENS LIVE ON CBS ON SUNDAY, JAN. 20
THE NFL ON CBS, home of Super Bowl XLVII and celebrating its 53rd year broadcasting the NFL, travels to Foxborough, Mass. for the 2013 American Football Conference Championship Game on Sunday, Jan. 20 (6:30 PM, ET) as the AFC North Champions and No. 4-seeded BALTIMORE RAVENS take on the AFC East Champions and No. 2-seeded NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS in a rematch of last year’s championship game live on the CBS Television Network.
CBS Sports’ lead announce team of Jim Nantz and Phil Simms call the action, along with Steve Tasker and Solomon Wilcots reporting, from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. Lance Barrow is coordinating producer of THE NFL ON CBS and lead game producer and Mike Arnold is the lead game director.
CBS Sports’ coverage of the AFC Championship Game begins with THE NFL TODAY, the Network’s pre-game studio show, on Sunday (6:00 PM, ET) with host James Brown and analysts Dan Marino, Boomer Esiason, Shannon Sharpe and Bill Cowher, as well as NFL Insider Jason LaCanfora, and Lesley Visser reporting, live from THE NFL TODAY studio at the CBS Broadcast Center in New York City.
The last time there was a rematch in the AFC Championship was in 1986 and 1987 when the Denver Broncos twice defeated the Cleveland Browns.
Eric Mann is senior producer and Bob Matina is director of THE NFL TODAY.
Sean McManus is Chairman, CBS Sports and serves as executive producer for the Network’s coverage of THE NFL ON CBS. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
And that does it for the night.