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The 46th Super Bowl will take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, 2012. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 PM EST (7:30 AM Beijing time, February 6). The AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion New York Giants will battle for the Lombardi Trophy.
While 164 million US audiences watched Super Bowl XLV live on NBC last year, watching live broadcasting of the Super Bowl in China is yet a luxury until this year, after NFL entered a partnership with PPTV for online live broadcasting in China.
PPTV is set to be the first and the only Chinese online TV media officially invited by the NFL to enter into the media studio of Lucas Oil Stadium. It is also the only online TV on the list of live broadcasters for the Super Bowl. With the coverage Super Bowl XLVI, it is no doubt that the leading position of PPTV in online live sports broadcasting would be reinforced.
As a new comprehensive online TV media that becomes famous for its live sports broadcasting, PPTV Online TV demonstrates its edge in front-line live coverage this time with its rich experience in the field of live broadcasting. PPTV has the most experienced online live broadcasting operation team and technical platform in China.
Mr. Huang Jianxiang, the most renowned Chinese sports commentator, together with Mr. Dong Li, a famous sports TV host, will comment the game live on the spot. PPTV will start broadcasting programs of Super Bowl XLVI from 7 AM Beijing time on February 6 th and the review of the competition between the two teams of the final in 2008.
Simultaneously, the audiences can watch the commentary Huang Jianxiang and Dong Li from US and feel the enthusiasm of the American fans directly. Coincidentally, both Huang Jianxiang and Dong Li had witnessed Super Bowl XLII in Phoenix in 2008, when the Giants ended New England’s bid for a perfect season with a 17-14 upset victory.
It is believed that the two commentators would deliver a lot of flavor about the match to PPTV’s audience through their comments. In addition, NBC announced that the Super Bowl will be broadcasted live through online media for the first time throughout the history. Mobile users of Verizon can also watch the live broadcasting on their handsets.
Nevertheless, PPTV will carry out the live broadcasting through its entire platforms including its web page, PC client, iMAC client, Android app, iPhone App, iPad App and WP 7 client. PPTV provides the Chinese fans with the opportunity to get in touch with overseas top sports game.
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