Obama Vs. O'Reilly Headlines Fox's Star-Studded Super Bowl XLV Pregame Show

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February 3rd, 2011

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OBAMA VS. O'REILLY HEADLINES FOX'S STAR-STUDDED Super Bowl XLV PREGAME SHOW

Highlights Include Bradshaw One-on-One with Big Ben, Superstar Red Carpet Celebs & Stirring Open Voiced by Academy Award-Winner Michael Douglas

Dallas, TX - Thousands of hours planning, production and execution are on display in North Texas during the FOX Super Bowl SUNDAY pregame show this Sunday in the hours right before the Green Bay Packers take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XLV.  Highlighting the four-hour, star-studded extravaganza is an exclusive one-on-one interview between President Barack Obama and Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly at approximately 4:30 PM ET.

While O'Reilly vs. Obama may be as compelling to some as Packers vs. Steelers, it's just one of the many can't miss moments during the FOX Super Bowl XLV PREGAME SHOW, live this Sunday, Feb. 6 (2:00-6:00 PM ET) from in and around Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  FOX SUPER BOWL SUNDAY is hosted by Terry Bradshaw and Curt Menefee, with analysts Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson and Michael Strahan, and reports from Jay Glazer, Pam Oliver and Chris Myers and comedic prognosticator Frank Caliendo.   The stars of FOX NFL SUNDAY, America's No. 1 pregame show begin their Super Bowl day from a special set outside of spectacular Cowboys Stadium before making their way indoors to a location in the north end zone.

A third location is site of FOX's Super Bowl Sunday Red Carpet where Michael Strahan teams with Access Hollywood correspondent Maria Menounos to interview some the biggest celebrities from music and entertainment including Academy Award-winners Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Hugh Jackman, Jamie Foxx, Owen Wilson and Hugh Laurie from FOX's hit show House and Jennifer Beal from FOX's new police drama Chicago Code.  Country music star Keith Urban and Maroon 5 stop by and perform during the Red Carpet segments, which run between 2:30 and 4:30 PM ET.

"Our goal with every Super Bowl pregame show is to have something for everyone and this year is no exception," said FOX Sports Media Group Chairman David Hill.  "This show will combine all of the X's and O's to satisfy the football fan with all the glitz and glamour that surrounds this year's event in North Texas."

Other pregame highlights include:

-- 3:30 PM ET - The celebrity news website TMZ provides its unique review of the week's Super Bowl scene and night-life in Dallas.

-- 5:30 PM ET - Four-time Super Bowl champion Terry Bradshaw, Steelers star quarterback of the '70s and 80s, goes in-depth with Steelers quarterback of today, Ben Roethlisberger, himself a two-time Super Bowl champion.  The duo discusses the current Steelers quarterback's trying past, his comeback from suspension and what a third Super Bowl appearance means to him.

-- 5:53 PM ET - Now a Super Bowl on FOX tradition, FOX Sports presents for the fourth time excerpts from The Declaration of Independence as read by a number of current and former NFL greats with representatives of the US military and various groups that represents our country's diverse culture.

-- 6:15 PM ET - Michael Douglas voices the final "Journey to Super Bowl XLV" open, an emotional, stirring tribute to both teams and the resiliency of America and the world.

 
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