Super Bowl media day is getting a makeover this year.
It has both a new name and a new time. Now dubbed “Super Bowl Opening Night,” the wild circus of interviews will take place Monday night at 8 p.m. ET, as opposed to years previous when it was held on Tuesday morning.
Here’s a complete look at everything you need to know to watch the start to Super Bowl week:
Super Bowl Opening Night Viewing Info
Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Start Time: 8 p.m. ET
Location: SAP Center in San Jose, Calif.
Interview Schedule: Denver’s interviews will be approximately from 8:15-9:15 p.m. ET. Carolina’s interviews will be from 10-11 p.m. ET. You can click here for more info
TV Channel: NFL Network
Live Stream: NFL.com
What to Watch For
Anything and everything. Always a thoroughly entertaining event, there is sure to be ridiculous questions for the players and even more ridiculous costumes from the fans in attendance. Last year’s spectacle featured everything from a man dressed in a barrel to a Walter White look-alike.
When it comes to the players, Cam Newton, who has turned into one of the most polarizing players in the NFL, will undoubtedly receive the most attention. Panthers shutdown corner Josh Norman is also always good for an honest interview, while Broncos pass-rushers Von Miller and DeMarcus Ware are typically pretty entertaining behind a microphone.
There’s no Gronk or Marshawn this year. But with the event moving to primetime, there won’t be a shortage of memorable moments.