Super Bowl 50: Date, kickoff, TV, location for Panthers-Broncos game

Attention football fans: You have a can't-miss appointment with your couch and your TV or tablet on Sunday, Feb. 7.

That's when Super Bowl 50 -- the golden edition of the big game -- kicks off on CBS and streams live here on CBSSports.com Here is everything else you need to know to get ready for Super Bowl 50:

What time does the Super Bowl start?

The game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET.

Who's playing in the Super Bowl?

The Denver Broncos will square off against the Carolina Panthers.  

Click here for the schedule, bracket and TV info for each playoff game

The 2016 Super Bowl is available on online and on almost any device (click link to watch) starting at 2 p.m. ET. Available platforms:

  • Apple TV
  • Roku
  • Chromecast
  • Xbox One
  • Amazon Fire TV
  • Android TV
  • iPads
  • Android tablets

The Super Bowl Today coverage kicks off at 2 p.m. ET with James Brown, Tony Gonzalez, Bill Cowher, Bart Scott and Boomer Esiason counting down to kickoff on the Super Bowl 50 pregame show with various guests and analysts.

How to watch on TV:

The Super Bowl will be televised live on CBS, with Jim Nantz, Phil Simms and Tracy Wolfson calling the game. Also, ESPN Deportes will provide a Spanish-language telecast of the game.

Here is a rundown of CBS Sports' pregame and in-game programming:

  • 11 a.m. ET: Super Bowl 50: Before they were pros (NFL films)
  • Noon ET: Road to the Super Bowl (NFL Films)
  • 1 p.m. ET: Phil Simms All-Iron Team: Super Bowl Edition
  • 2-6 p.m. ET: The Super Bowl Today
  • 6-6:30 p.m. ET: Super Bowl on CBS Kick-off Show
  • 6:30 p.m. ET: Super Bowl 50

Where is the game being played?

Super Bowl 50 will be played at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., home of the San Francisco 49ers.

Who will provide the halftime entertainment?

CBS announced that Coldplay will headline the halftime show at Super Bowl 50. Since forming in 1996, Coldplay has won seven Grammy Awards and is best known for songs like Yellow, Fix You and Viva La Vida

Also joining the British rock band is Beyonce. The two artists recently collaborated on a pair of songs -- Hymn for the Weekend and Up and Up for Coldplay's new album A Head Full of Dreams.

Levi's Stadium, the title game site, is home to the 49ers. (USATSI)
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