In a historic Arena Football League rematch between the defending champion Arizona Rattlers (15-3) versus the Philadelphia Soul (12-6), CBS Sports broadcasts ARENABOWL XXVI presented by Insurance Office of America on Saturday, Aug. 17 (1:00-3:30 PM, ET) live from the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla. on the CBS Television Network. The game marks the first time in AFL history that the same two teams from the year before meet in the ArenaBowl championship game.
CBS Sports’ announce team of Andrew Catalon and Anthony Herron, along with reporters Ari Wolfe and Sherdrick Bonner, call the action.
In addition, CBS Sports Network airs the ARENABOWL XXVI POST-GAME SHOW immediately following the game. Catalon, Herron, Wolfe and Bonner lead the post-game show that features the trophy presentation, coach and player interviews, as well as analysis and recap of the game and season live from on the field.
ARENABOWL XXVI is the culmination of CBS Sports Network’s season-long, exclusive national coverage of the AFL.
CBS Sports’ Cory Fishman serves as coordinating producer of ArenaBowl XXVI coverage. Harold Bryant is Executive Producer and Vice President, Production, CBS Sports.
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