Super Bowl 2015: UK TV Coverage and Kick-Off Time for Channel 4 and Sky Sports Viewers

Super Bowl 2015 UK Kick-Off Time, Date and TV Coverage Details: New England Patriots v Seattle Seahawks on Channel 4 and Sky Sports.

What date is Super Bowl 49 and where is it being played?

Super Bowl 2015 will take place on Sunday 1 February and will be played at the Arizona Cardinals home: the University of Phoenix Stadium (pictured above), Glendale, Arizona. Opened in 2006, the venue previously played host to Super Bowl 42 in 2008, when the New York Giants defeated the New England Patriots 17 to 14, watched in person by over 71,000 fans.

Super Bowl 2015 Venue: University of Phoenix Stadium

What time does the game kick-off in the UK?

The games local start time in the US (Mountain Time) has been set for 4:30pm, that’s 6:30pm Eastern Time. With the event being held in Phoenix, Arizona, UK kick-off time will be 7 hours later in the day. Therefore the action will get underway at 11:30pm GMT. This is of course the games start time, TV build-up will begin earlier.

Super Bowl 2015 UK TV Coverage: Which channels are broadcasting the game?

As with the previous American football season, SB 49 will be airing live on Channel 4, and for those with access, you can also catch the action live on Sky Sports. Here are the TV coverage start times:

10:00pm – Sky Sports 1 & 3: Super Bowl XLIX

10:30pm – Channel 4: The Super Bowl: American Football Live

If for some reason your unable to get to a television, you also have the option of listening to the Patriots-Seahawks game as it happens on BBC Radio 5 Live.

In accordance with the NFL network television broadcasting agreement, this seasons game will air in the US on NBC.

Who’s providing the Halftime Show entertainment?

As revealed on Sunday the 23rd of November 2014, pop star Katy Perry will headline the Super Bowl XLIX halftime show, sponsored by Pepsi. Representing incredible exposure for any entertainment act, last years performance by Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers was watched by over 115 million viewers in the United States alone.