How to watch the Super Bowl's "Opening Night."
Super Bowl week is officially upon us and in an effort to increase viewership in the build to Super Bowl LI, the NFL has announced that "Media Day" will now be taking place in primetime as part of "Opening Night."
"Building on the success at Super Bowl 50, we're excited to bring Super Bowl Opening Night to Houston and provide fans more opportunities to be a part of the excitement of Super Bowl week," said NFL Senior Vice President of Events Peter O'Reilly, in a statement released by the league. "Hosting the event at the stadium allows us to bring more fans closer to the action, as media from around the world interview members of Super Bowl teams for the first time."
So if you've got nothing planned for your Monday night, you can watch three hours of player interviews beginning at 8pm tonight on ESPN, NFL Network, FS1 and Fox Deportes.
According to CBS Sports, 12,000 fans (tickets ranging from $20-30) are expected to descend on Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas to watch these interviews live.
As for the actual game, Super Bowl LI (Patriots vs. Falcons) will be taking place this Sunday, February 5th at 6:30pm on Fox.