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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 Bud Foster Mark Scott
1954 DuMont Tom Harmon Red Grange
1955 not televised
1956
1957
1958 NBC Joe Tucker Van Patrick
1959 Jim Gibbons
Notes

1960s

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

1970s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter
1970 CBS Don Criqui Frank Gifford Frank Glieber
1971 Jack Whitaker 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
1977
1978 Howard Cosell and Don Meredith
1979

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 Frank Gifford
1982 Al Michaels[4] Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann and Russ Francis
1983 Frank Gifford Howard Cosell and Fran Tarkenton Lynn Swann
1984 O. J. Simpson
1985 Don Meredith
1986[5] O. J. Simpson[6] and Joe Namath Tim Brant[7]
1987 Al Michaels Frank Gifford Lynn Swann[8]
1988 ESPN Mike Patrick Roy Firestone and O. J. Simpson[9] Tom Jackson
1989 Joe Theismann

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
1992
1993
1994
1995[12] ABC Al Michaels Frank Gifford and Dan Dierdorf Lynn Swann and Lesley Visser
1996
1997
1998
1999 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 Dan Fouts and Dennis Miller Eric Dickerson and Melissa Stark
2002[14]
2003 Dan Fouts Melissa Stark and Lynn Swann
2004[15] ESPN Mike Patrick Joe Theismann and Paul Maguire Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen
2005[16] Suzy Kolber and Michele Tafoya
2006
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] Al Michaels Cris Collinsworth Michele Tafoya and Doug Flutie
2014
2015 ESPN Mike Tirico Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
2016
2017 Sean McDonough
2018 ESPN/ABC Matt Hasselbeck Lisa Salters and Louis Riddick[21]
2019 Joe Tessitore Jason Witten and Booger McFarland Lisa Salters
ESPN/ABC
Disney XD
Notes

2020s

Year Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
2020 ESPN/ABC[26] 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
  10. ^ "NFL lifts TV blackout as Pro Bowl nears sellout". Archived from the original on 2009-02-11.
  11. ^ "Pro Bowl Blackout Date Extended". KHOU-TV. Archived from the original on July 25, 2011.
  12. ^ "1995 AFC-NFC Pro Bowl". Hollywood.com. Archived from the original on July 7, 2008.
  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
  19. ^ "40th Season of Monday Night Football". [(ESPN)]. April 14, 2009. Archived from the original on September 4, 2009.
  20. ^ 2013 Pro Bowl on YouTube
  21. ^ 2018 Pro Bowl Full Game on YouTube
  22. ^ "Pro Bowl to precede Super Bowl". [(ESPN)]. December 30, 2008. Archived from the original on October 26, 2012. Retrieved December 30, 2008.
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  27. ^ "Pro Bowl becomes tribute to Lakers legend Kobe Bryant". ESPN. Retrieved January 26, 2020.
  28. ^ "Disney XD simulcast of the 2020 Pro Bowl ends due to the breaking news of Kobe Bryant's death". YouTube. Google LLC. Archived from the original on 2021-12-15. Retrieved 3 August 2020.
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