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CBS Sports announces Super Bowl XLVII coverage plans

CBS Sports announced plans for its Super Bowl XLVII Tuesday.

Pregame coverage of the Feb. 3 game from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans begins at 11 a.m. (yes, 11 a.m.) with "Road to the Super Bowl." At noon, it will be "New Orleans: Let the Good Times Roll." That will be followed at 1 p.m. by "Phil Simms' All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition." At 2 p.m., it will be "The Super Bowl Today."

CBS Sports Network will also get in on the act. CBSSN will have more than 50 hours of original programming, including first-time ever extended post-game coverage with "Super Bowl Live: Postgame Show."

On the tech side, CBS Sports will use six "Heyeper Zoom" high frame rate, 4K replay and zoom camera systems. The "Heyeper Zoom" replay system can capture video at a frame rate between 300-500 frames per second (normal is 60 fps.

CBS Sports will have the ability to take up to six unique camera views and play them back simultaneously in-sync in either a quad-split, a three-way split or a two-way split depending on the context of the play.

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