List of Orange Bowl broadcasters

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Television network, play-by-play and color commentator for the Orange Bowl from 1953 to the present.

Television[edit]

ESPN will televise the Orange Bowl game from 2011–2014, as part of the cable network's new $500 million broadcast deal with the BCS. This game, along with the Fiesta Bowl, is one of only two bowl games ever to air on all the "big 4" broadcast television networks in the United States.

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator Sideline reporters
January 3, 2014 ESPN Joe Tessitore Matt Millen Maria Taylor
January 1, 2013 ESPN Joe Tessitore Matt Millen Maria Taylor
January 4, 2012 ESPN Mike Tirico Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden Lisa Salters
January 3, 2011 ESPN Mike Tirico Ron Jaworski and Jon Gruden Michele Tafoya
January 5, 2010 Fox Dick Stockton Charles Davis Chris Myers and Laura Okmin
January 1, 2009 Fox Thom Brennaman Charles Davis Chris Myers
January 3, 2008 Fox Kenny Albert Daryl Johnston and Barry Alvarez Jeanne Zelasko
January 2, 2007 Fox Matt Vasgersian Terry Donahue and Pat Haden Laura Okmin
January 3, 2006 ABC Mike Tirico Kirk Herbstreit Erin Andrews
January 4, 2005 ABC Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann and Todd Harris
January 1, 2004 ABC Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann
January 2, 2003 ABC Tim Brant Ed Cunningham Sam Ryan
January 2, 2002 ABC Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann
January 3, 2001 ABC Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann and Jack Arute
January 1, 2000 ABC Brad Nessler Bob Griese Lynn Swann
January 2, 1999 ABC Brad Nessler Gary Danielson Dean Blevins
January 2, 1998 CBS Sean McDonough Terry Donahue
December 31, 1996 CBS Sean McDonough Mike Mayock
January 1, 1996 CBS Sean McDonough Pat Haden
January 1, 1995 NBC Tom Hammond Cris Collinsworth John Dockery
January 1, 1994 NBC Dick Enberg Bob Trumpy O.J. Simpson
January 1, 1993 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy John Dockery
January 1, 1992 NBC Dick Enberg Bill Walsh John Dockery
January 1, 1991 NBC Dick Enberg Bill Walsh O. J. Simpson and Bob Trumpy
January 1, 1990 NBC Dick Enberg Bill Walsh
January 2, 1989 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy
January 1, 1988 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy Tom Hammond
January 1, 1987 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy Paul Maguire
January 1, 1986 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy and Bob Griese Jimmy Cefalo
January 1, 1985 NBC Don Criqui Bob Trumpy
January 2, 1984 NBC Don Criqui John Brodie
January 1, 1983 NBC Don Criqui John Brodie
January 1, 1982 NBC Don Criqui John Brodie
January 1, 1981 NBC Don Criqui John Brodie
January 1, 1980 NBC Don Criqui John Brodie and Bob Trumpy
January 1, 1979 NBC Dick Enberg Merlin Olsen
January 2, 1978 NBC Jim Simpson Merlin Olsen
January 1, 1977 NBC Jim Simpson John Brodie
January 1, 1976 NBC Jim Simpson John Brodie
January 1, 1975 NBC Jim Simpson John Brodie
January 1, 1974 NBC Jim Simpson Kyle Rote
January 1, 1973 NBC Jim Simpson Kyle Rote
January 1, 1972 NBC Jim Simpson Kyle Rote Bill Enis
January 1, 1971 NBC Jim Simpson Al DeRogatis
January 1, 1970 NBC Jim Simpson Al DeRogatis
January 1, 1969 NBC Jim Simpson Al DeRogatis
January 1, 1968 NBC Jim Simpson Kyle Rote
January 2, 1967 NBC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1966 NBC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1965 NBC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1964 ABC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 1, 1963 ABC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman Jim McKay
January 1, 1962 ABC Curt Gowdy Paul Christman
January 2, 1961 CBS Ray Scott Paul Christman
January 1, 1960 CBS Joe Boland Paul Christman
January 1, 1959 CBS Joe Boland Jim McKay
January 1, 1958 CBS Chris Schenkel Johnny Lujack
January 1, 1957 CBS Tom Harmon
January 2, 1956 CBS Tom Harmon Chris Schenkel
January 1, 1955 CBS Bob Neal
January 1, 1954 CBS Red Barber
January 1, 1953 CBS Red Barber

Spanish[edit]

In 2013, ESPN Deportes will provide the first Spanish U.S. telecast of the Orange Bowl.[1]

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1 January 2013 ESPN Deportes Eduardo Varela Pablo Viruega

Radio[edit]

Date Network Play-by-play Color commentator Sideline reporters
January 3, 2014 ESPN Radio Sean McDonough Chris Spielman Shannon Spake
January 1, 2013 ESPN Radio Bill Rosinski David Norrie Joe Schad
January 4, 2012 ESPN Radio Joe Tessitore Rod Gilmore Quint Kessenich
January 3, 2011 ESPN Radio Bill Rosinski David Norrie Joe Schad
January 5, 2010[2] ESPN Radio Sean McDonough Matt Millen Holly Rowe
January 1, 2009[3] ESPN Radio Ron Franklin Ed Cunningham Jack Arute
January 6, 2006[4] ESPN Radio Gary Thorne Ed Cunningham Jerry Punch
January 1, 2004 ESPN Radio Dave Barnett Bill Curry Heather Cox
January 1, 2000[5] ESPN Radio Dave Barnett Bill Curry Dave Ryan

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