Leading into its exclusive Spanish-language telecast of Super Bowl XLIX when it rebrands to become NBC UNIVERSO on Feb. 1, NBCUniversals Hispanic cable network mun2 will air in Spanish this Saturdays 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 4:00 p.m. ET / 1:00 p.m. 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 Levis 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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NBCUniversals Hispanic cable network mun2 offers a thrilling mix of original dramas, exclusive premium sports, blockbuster movies, must-see live events and strategic acquisitions. mun2 is the home for current and unique content produced and presented for the fastest growing audience U.S. Hispanics. The networks content can also be found in its award winning website, mun2.tv and across various digital distribution platforms. The network is part of NBCUniversals Hispanic Enterprises and Content, and on Feb. 1, 2015, mun2 will become NBC UNIVERSO.