LOS ANGELES – Jan. 6, 2015 – Leading into its exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX when it rebrands to become NBC UNIVERSO on Feb. 1, NBCUniversal’s Hispanic cable network mun2 will air in Spanish this Saturday’s Divisional Playoff matchup between AFC powerhouses the Baltimore Ravens and the New England Patriots.
La NFL en mun2 pre-game show will begin live from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., at 4:00pm ET / 1:00pm PT. Bringing viewers all the action on the field throughout this AFC Divisional Playoff clash will be play-by-play announcer Rene Giraldo, along with color commentator Edgar Lopez and sideline reporter Veronica Contreras.
This will be the fourth time since 2009 that the Ravens and Patriots will clash in New England for the right to advance in the playoffs. Baltimore has won two of the three previous hotly contested battles, most recently on January 20, 2013, in the AFC Championship Game defeating the Patriots 28-13.
The Divisional Playoff game is the fourth of five La NFL en mun2 broadcasts this NFL season. Last weekend, mun2 televised the Wild Card Playoff encounter between the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pa., in which the Ravens prevailed, 30-17, to advance to the Divisional round. The network previously aired the Thanksgiving night showdown which saw the defending champion Seattle Seahawks defeat division rival San Francisco 49ers, 19-3, from Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. mun2 kicked off its coverage in September, televising the Hispanic Heritage Game on Sept. 28, during which the Dallas Cowboys defeated the New Orleans Saints, 38-17, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The season will culminate on Feb. 1, when NBC UNIVERSO airs the exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX, from Glendale, Ariz.
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