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2011 Super Bowl Schedule: Kickoff Time, TV Information, Ads And More For Steelers Vs. Packers

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Hey, have you heard about this Super Bowl XLV thing? It happens today. And because we know you're curious about the TV information and other facts for today's Steelers-Packers showdown in the 2011 Super Bowl — including things like Super Bowl ads and the Super Bowl kickoff time — we compiled it for you. (And yes, we remembered to talk about the Super Bowl halftime show and the Puppy Bowl.)

Kickoff time: 6:29 p.m. Eastern, though you can probably turn on any TV in America right now and find some pregame coverage.

Line: Right now, the Packers are favored by three points.

TV broadcast: FOX. It's the network's sixth Super Bowl broadcast.

Ads: Volkswagen and Kia are among the game's many advertisers. Follow along with the ads and see them all again in our Super Bowl commercials StoryStream.

Broadcasters: Joe Buck will do play-by-play, and Troy Aikman will do color commentary.

Location: Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Jerry Jones' new cathedral of football will attempt to break records for attendance at a football game, and you will gawk at the absolutely gorgeous HD screen above the field.

Teams: The Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC champions, will play in their eighth Super Bowl, while the NFC champion Green Bay Packers play in their fifth.

Injury report: Pittsburgh will miss Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey, while the Packers' injuries were mostly early season-enders.

Halftime show: The Black Eyed Peas will perform, and Usher and Slash are rumored guests. Or you could watch the Puppy Bowl on Animal Planet!

National anthem: Christina Aguilera will belt it out.

Notable names: Take a deep breath: Ben Roethlisberger, Aaron Rodgers, Troy Polamalu, James Harrison, Clay Matthews, Charles Woodson, Mike Tomlin, Hines Ward, Donald Driver, Mike Wallace ... do you want more?

For further reading: Check out the rest of the StoryStream for pregame updates. Check out our Super Bowl XLV section for features, coverage from Texas, and more.

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