Television network, play-by-play and color commentator for the Orange Bowl from 1953 to the present.

Television

ESPN televised the Orange Bowl game from 2011–2014, as part of the cable network's $500 million broadcast deal with the BCS. ESPN will continue to televise the Orange Bowl through December 31, 2025 as part of its broadcast deal with the College Football Playoff. The Orange Bowl and Fiesta Bowl are the only two bowl games ever to air on all the "big 4" broadcast television networks in the United States (ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox).

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
December 31, 2021 ESPN Chris Fowler Kirk Herbstreit Holly Rowe and Marty Smith
January 2, 2021 Bob Wischusen Dan Orlovsky Katie George
December 30, 2019 Steve Levy Brian Griese Molly McGrath and Todd McShay
December 29, 2018 Chris Fowler Kirk Herbstreit Maria Taylor and Laura Rutledge
December 30, 2017 Steve Levy Brian Griese Molly McGrath and Todd McShay
December 30, 2016 Todd McShay
December 31, 2015 Brad Nessler Todd Blackledge Holly Rowe
December 31, 2014 Brent Musburger Jesse Palmer Maria Taylor
January 3, 2014 Joe Tessitore Matt Millen
January 1, 2013
January 4, 2012 Mike Tirico Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
January 3, 2011 Michele Tafoya
January 5, 2010 Fox Dick Stockton Charles Davis Chris Myers and Laura Okmin
January 1, 2009 Thom Brennaman Chris Myers
January 3, 2008 Kenny Albert Daryl Johnston and Barry Alvarez Jeanne Zelasko
January 2, 2007 Matt Vasgersian Terry Donahue and Pat Haden Laura Okmin
January 3, 2006 ABC Mike Tirico Kirk Herbstreit Erin Andrews
January 4, 2005 Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann and Todd Harris
January 1, 2004 Lynn Swann
January 2, 2003 Tim Brant Ed Cunningham Sam Ryan
January 2, 2002 Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann
January 3, 2001 Lynn Swann and Jack Arute
January 1, 2000 Lynn Swann
January 2, 1999 Gary Danielson Dean Blevins
January 2, 1998 CBS Sean McDonough Terry Donahue
December 31, 1996 Mike Mayock Dave Logan
January 1, 1996 Pat Haden
January 1, 1995 NBC Tom Hammond Cris Collinsworth John Dockery
January 1, 1994 Dick Enberg Bob Trumpy O. J. Simpson
January 1, 1993 Don Criqui John Dockery
January 1, 1992 Dick Enberg Bill Walsh
January 1, 1991 O. J. Simpson and Bob Trumpy
January 1, 1990
January 2, 1989 Don Criqui Bob Trumpy Jim Gray
January 1, 1988 Tom Hammond
January 1, 1987 Paul Maguire
January 1, 1986 Bob Trumpy and Bob Griese Jimmy Cefalo
January 1, 1985 Bob Trumpy Bill Macatee
January 2, 1984 John Brodie
January 1, 1983
January 1, 1982 Bob Trumpy
January 1, 1981
January 1, 1980
January 1, 1979 Dick Enberg Merlin Olsen
January 2, 1978 Jim Simpson
January 1, 1977 John Brodie
January 1, 1976
January 1, 1975
January 1, 1974 Kyle Rote
January 1, 1973
January 1, 1972 Bill Enis
January 1, 1971 Al DeRogatis
January 1, 1970
January 1, 1969
January 1, 1968 Kyle Rote
January 2, 1967 Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1966
January 1, 1965 Jim Simpson Bud Wilkinson
January 1, 1964 ABC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1963 Jim McKay
January 1, 1962 Paul Christman
January 2, 1961 CBS Ray Scott Paul Christman
January 1, 1960 Joe Boland Paul Christman
January 1, 1959 Jim McKay
January 1, 1958 Chris Schenkel Johnny Lujack
January 1, 1957 Tom Harmon
January 2, 1956 Chris Schenkel
January 1, 1955 Bob Neal
January 1, 1954 Red Barber
January 1, 1953

Spanish

In 2013, ESPN Deportes will provide the first Spanish U.S. telecast of the Orange Bowl.[1]

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
January 1 2013 ESPN Deportes Eduardo Varela Pablo Viruega

Radio

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator Sideline reporters
December 31, 2021 ESPN Radio Mark Jones Robert Griffin III Quint Kessenich
January 2, 2021 Sean Kelley Barrett Jones
December 30, 2019 Ian Fitzsimmons
December 29, 2018 Steve Levy Brian Griese Todd McShay
December 30, 2017 Dave Flemming Anthony Becht Rocky Boiman
December 30, 2016 Tom Ramsey Allison Williams
December 31, 2015 Bill Rosinski David Norrie Joe Schad
December 31, 2014
January 3, 2014 Sean McDonough Chris Spielman Shannon Spake
January 1, 2013 Bill Rosinski David Norrie Joe Schad
January 4, 2012 Joe Tessitore Rod Gilmore Quint Kessenich
January 3, 2011 Bill Rosinski David Norrie Joe Schad
January 5, 2010 Sean McDonough Matt Millen Holly Rowe
January 1, 2009 Ron Franklin Ed Cunningham Jack Arute
January 6, 2006[2] Gary Thorne Jerry Punch
January 1, 2004 Dave Barnett Bill Curry Heather Cox
January 1, 2000[3] Dave Ryan
January 1, 1983 NBC Bob Murphy Donnie Duncan
January 1, 1982 Mutual Tony Roberts Al Wester

Local radio

Date Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
January 3, 2014 WCCP-FM (Clemson)
WBNS-FM (Ohio State)
Pete Yanity
Paul Keels
Will Merritt
Jim Lachey
Patrick Sapp
Marty Bannister

References

  1. ^ "BCS National Championship and Bowl Games on ESPN Deportes". ESPN. Retrieved 24 December 2012.
  2. ^ "Breaking News - ABC Sports and Espn, InC. to Provide Extensive Coverage of Bowl Championship Series - TheFutonCritic.com". www.thefutoncritic.com. Retrieved 15 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-12-16. Retrieved 2009-03-14.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)