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The following is a list of the television networks and announcers who have broadcast the National Football League's Pro Bowl throughout the years.

1950s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1951 not televised
1952 NBC Harry Wismer Bill Stern
1953 NBC Bud Foster Mark Scott
1954 DuMont Tom Harmon Red Grange
1955 not televised
1956 not televised
1957 not televised
1958 NBC Joe Tucker Van Patrick
1959 NBC Jim Gibbons Van Patrick
Notes

1960s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1960 NBC Bob Kelley Ray Scott
1961 NBC Lindsey Nelson Frankie Albert
1962 NBC Lindsey Nelson Chuck Thompson
1963 NBC Chuck Thompson Ken Coleman
1964 NBC Chris Schenkel George Connor
1965 NBC Ken Coleman Gordie Soltau
1966 CBS Jack Drees Frank Gifford
1967 CBS Lindsey Nelson Pat Summerall
1968 CBS Jack Buck Tom Brookshier
1969[1] CBS Jack Whitaker Pat Summerall

1970s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter
1970 CBS Don Criqui Frank Gifford Frank Glieber
1971 CBS Jack Whitaker Frank Gifford Bruce Roberts
1972 NBC Curt Gowdy Al DeRogatis
1973 CBS Frank Glieber Alex Hawkins Bruce Roberts
1974 NBC Curt Gowdy Al DeRogatis
1975 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Alex Karras
1976 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Alex Karras
1977 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Alex Karras
1978 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Don Meredith
1979 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Don Meredith

Notes

1980s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1980 ABC Al Michaels Howard Cosell and Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann
1981 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann
1982 ABC Al Michaels[4] Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann and Russ Francis
1983 ABC Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann
1984 ABC Frank Gifford O. J. Simpson Lynn Swann
1985 ABC Frank Gifford Don Meredith Lynn Swann
1986[5] ABC Frank Gifford O. J. Simpson[6] and Joe Namath Tim Brant[7]
1987 ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford Lynn Swann[8]
1988 ESPN Mike Patrick Roy Firestone and O. J. Simpson[9] Tom Jackson
1989 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Tom Jackson

Notes

1990s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1990 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Chris Berman and Tom Jackson
1991 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Chris Berman and Tom Jackson
1992 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Chris Berman and Tom Jackson
1993 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Chris Berman and Tom Jackson
1994 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann Chris Berman and Tom Jackson
1995[12] ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser
1996 ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser
1997 ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser
1998 ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser
1999 ABC Al Michaels Dan Dierdorf and Boomer Esiason Lesley Visser and Dan Fouts

2000s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2000 ABC Al Michaels Boomer Esiason Lesley Visser[13] and Dan Fouts
2001 ABC Al Michaels Dan Fouts and Dennis Miller Eric Dickerson and Melissa Stark
2002[14] ABC Al Michaels Dan Fouts and Dennis Miller Eric Dickerson and Melissa Stark
2003 ABC Al Michaels Dan Fouts Melissa Stark and Lynn Swann
2004[15] ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen
2005[16] ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya
2006 ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya
2007 CBS Greg Gumbel Phil Simms and Dan Dierdorf Shannon Sharpe
2008 Fox Kenny Albert Daryl Johnston Tony Siragusa and Brian Baldinger
2009[17] NBC Al Michaels Cris Collinsworth Andrea Kremer and Tiki Barber

Notes

2010s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2010[18] ESPN[19] Mike Tirico Jon Gruden and Ron Jaworski Michele Tafoya and Suzy Kolber
2011 Fox Thom Brennaman Brian Billick and Terry Bradshaw Tony Siragusa and Jay Glazer
2012 NBC Dan Hicks Mike Mayock and Doug Flutie Alex Flanagan and Randy Moss
2013[20] NBC[21] Al Michaels Cris Collinsworth Michele Tafoya and Doug Flutie
2014 NBC Al Michaels Cris Collinsworth Michele Tafoya and Doug Flutie
2015 ESPN Mike Tirico Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
2016 ESPN Mike Tirico Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
2017 ESPN Sean McDonough Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
2018 ESPN/ABC Sean McDonough Matt Hasselbeck Lisa Salters and Louis Riddick[22]
2019 ESPN/ABC Joe Tessitore Jason Witten and Booger McFarland Lisa Salters
Disney XD
Notes

2020s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2020 ESPN/ABC[27] Joe Tessitore Booger McFarland Lisa Salters
Disney XD
2021 Not held because of the coronavirus pandemic
2022 ESPN/ABC Steve Levy Brian Griese and Louis Riddick Lisa Salters
Notes

See also

References

  1. ^ 1969 NFL Season Pro Bowl - CBS Radio Broadcast on YouTube
  2. ^ ABC Monday Night Football Pro Bowl 1978 on YouTube
  3. ^ 1986 ABC NFL Pro Bowl Promo on YouTube
  4. ^ 1982 Pro Bowl Dorsett 4yd TD run on YouTube
  5. ^ 1985 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  6. ^ Aloha Bears-1986 on YouTube
  7. ^ 1986 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  8. ^ 1987 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  9. ^ 1988 Pro Bowl on YouTube
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  13. ^ 2000 Pro Bowl (ABC) on YouTube
  14. ^ 2002 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  15. ^ 2004 Pro Bowl (55 NFC vs 52 AFC) on YouTube
  16. ^ 2005 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  17. ^ 2009 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  18. ^ 2010 Pro Bowl on YouTube
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  20. ^ 2013 Pro Bowl on YouTube
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