2011 Super Bowl: Time, TV Schedule, Announcers And Ads For Packers-Steelers Matchup

The Super Bowl is just hours away, with fans across the country gearing up for the big game. Between the food, pregame entertainment and the game itself, Sunday is one of the most action-packed day of the year. Because of the hectic nature of the day, we've put together a quick, handy guide with all the information you'll need. In it, you'll find the kickoff time, location, last-minute odds, broadcast information and even everything you'll need to know about the commercials we all know and love.

Let's get down to business and get ready for the game.

Location: Jerry Jones' billion dollar toy, Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

Weather: Cold with a chance of snow, though the game will be inside the climate-controlled Cowboys Stadium. Weather won't be a factor inside, but considering the trouble with falling ice and the snow that snarled travel, the area around the stadium could be a mess.

Kickoff Time: The game is set to kick off at exactly 3:29 p.m. here on the West Coast. Of course, we can expect delays as the pregame festivities typically run a bit long.

National Anthem: Wondering who has the honors this year? None other than Christina Aguilera. The former pop queen had fallen off the face of the Earth, but will make a triumphant return at the Super Bowl, singing our National Anthem.

TV Information: FOX has the broadcast and will be live from Cowboys Stadium throughout the day. Between the pregame show, airing now, and the game itself, FOX has a busy day. For more on the pregame show, check out this update

Announcers: Joe Buck and Troy Aikman have the call, with Pam Oliver and Chris Meyers on the sidelines. The four makeup FOX's all-star cast, broadcasting each of the biggest games the network has aired.

Commercials: One of the best parts of the Super Bowl is the ads that come along with it. From creative to thought-provoking to hilarious, Super Bowl ads rarely disappoint. Check out our running Super Bowl commercialsStoryStream. For a schedule of which companies are advertising and when the ads will be aired, go here.

Teams: Green Bay Packers, winners of the NFC, and Pittsburgh Steelers, AFC champions.

How They Got Here: The Packers, as the No. 6 seed in the NFC, had the toughest path to the Super Bowl, hitting the road for each of the three playoff games they won. In the first round, the Packers took care of the Philadelphia Eagles, 21-16. The Atlanta Falcons were next, and the Packers marched into the Georgia Dome and snuffed out the Falcons playoff hopes, 48-21. Finally, in the NFC Championship, the Packers took care of NFC North-rival Chicago, 21-14.

The Steelers had an easier path as the No. 2 seed in the AFC. After a first-round bye, Pittsburgh hosted the Baltimore Ravens, winning 31-24. Next up, in the AFC Championship, was the New York Jets, whom the Steelers dispatched, 24-19.

Odds: The Packers opened as a 2.5-point favorite and the line has held steady throughout the last two weeks. With the game just hours away, Green Bay is 3-point favorite.

For more on the game, check out our Super Bowl StoryStream. For everything from news to commercials to information about all the pregame shows, be sure to check out SB Nation, as well.

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