Super Bowl XLIV kickoff will probably occur a little after 6:30 PM Eastern Standard Time . .
CBS, which is broadcasting the game, lists 2 different start times, 6:18 pm an…d 6:25 pm, with a "kickoff show" from 6:00 - 6:25 pm, and a countdown that runs until 6:25. .
The Super Bowl XLIV hosting committee's website has a countdown clock counting down to 6:30. .
The NFL's Super Bowl site writes that kickoff will be at 6:25, but their countdown clock counts down to 6:00. .
Wikipedia lists 6:28 (with no citation) In previous years, various sites listed various start times, usually down to the specific minute. For Super Bowl 42, FOX (which was broadcasting the game) announced kickoff for 6:17, the NFL said 6:18, and the site hosting the Super Bowl said 6:30. Actual kickoff was 6:32. So if you'd like to hear some of Journey's performance and catch some of the pre-game hype, turn on your TVs by 6. But don't expect the game to actually start before 6:30. United States times by region: 6:30 p.m. eastern 5:30 p.m. central 4:30 p.m. mountain 3:30 p.m. pacific Quick additional tidbits for Super bowl XLIV: .
Date: Sunday, February 7, 2010 .
Location: Dolphin Stadium in Miami, Florida .
Halftime: The Who .
Super Bowl Number: 44 (XLIV) (MORE)