Home of Spanish Language Super Bowl Debuts on Biggest Sunday of Them All

Los Angeles, CA

Nine consecutive hours of football and related entertainment on TV kicks-off on Sun., Feb. 1, at 2 p.m. ET, and includes behind-the-scenes footage and an exclusive interview with global superstar and Super Bowl XLIX halftime performer Katy Perry. Super Bowl XLIX in Spanish can also be viewed online at

NBC UNIVERSO, the modern general entertainment cable channel for Latinos, debuts on Sun., Feb. 1, as the home of the exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX. The network will offer comprehensive football coverage and nine consecutive hours of exciting football action and related entertainment on TV to viewers beginning at
2 p.m. ET. NBC UNIVERSO is the evolution of the cable channel mun2.

Viewers can catch all the action on NBC UNIVERSO live through their cable, satellite or telco provider. AT&T U-verse®, Cablevision’s Optimum TV, Comcast’s XFINITY TV, Cox Communications, DIRECTV, DISH Network, and Verizon FiOS will be offering a one-day free preview so that all of their subscribers can tune-in on Feb. 1 to enjoy NBC UNIVERSO programming – including Super Bowl XLIX in Spanish.

All told, more than 74 million homes will have access to Super Bowl XLIX in Spanish through their television provider. In addition, NBC UNIVERSO will feature Super Bowl XLIX in Spanish and "La NFL en NBC UNIVERSO Super Bowl XLIX Pre-Game Show" online at as a free preview of its TV Everywhere offering via desktop streaming.

"We’re proud to re-launch as NBC Universo in conjunction with the biggest sporting event in the country, and to bring to the most Latino viewers possible the Super Bowl telecast in their language," said Rubén Mendiola, president, NBC UNIVERSO.  "Our mission is to bring Latinos the best in sports and entertainment, and we’re excited to bring together such a quality football experience that can be shared so broadly, whether with your family in the living room, or wherever you may be connected from a laptop."