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  • Sun., Sep. 07, 2014 9:00 PM - 9:30 PM PDT The Fiahtful Episode 1 "The Faithful" is a documentary series by 49ers Studios that is truly for the fans because it is the fans. Narrated by two-time Super Bowl champion Dwight Hicks, the show will take fans on journeys into the lives of the greatest 49ers stories that need to be told.

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The Television Broadcast Team


Preseason Broadcasts

CBS 5 I The CW 44cable12 are the official television partners of the San Francisco 49ers preseason broadcasts and the flagship television stations of the San Francisco 49ers Television Network.


All four games will air on KPIX CBS-5 (unless broadcast nationally by the league) and will be broadcast in High Definition (HD).

Dennis O'Donnell (Play-by-Play)
Kim Coyle (Sideline Reporter)

49ers Press Pass

Sixteen shows air on CW Bay Area on Tuesdays at 12:30 am and 8:00 am. Webcasts of the press conferences will also be streamed live on CBS5.com.

Each week during the regular season, CBS5’s Dennis O’Donnell will take viewers to 49ers headquarters to listen in on the 49ers weekly Monday Press Conference and analyze the 49ers upcoming opponent. “Press Pass” will air for 16 shows on CW Bay Area, Tuesdays at 12:30 am. Webcasts of the 49ers press conferences will also be streamed live on CBS5.com.

Special Shows

Three shows during the year: NFL Draft Special, NFL Team Highlight Show and Bye Week Special. All specials are mutually determined annually and subject to change.

Dennis O'Donnell
O'Donnell serves as the Sports Director at CBS 5 and appears Sunday through Thursday on Eyewitness News. In 2005, O'Donnell earned an Emmy as San Francisco's top sportscaster. He joined the CBS 5 News Team in August, 2000 and has been a fixture in Bay Area sports broadcasting since 1982. O'Donnell enters his seventh season as the preseason voice of the 49ers, calling the play-by-play on CBS 5. He has called the play-by-play for over 80 sporting events since 1999, including Stanford and University of San Francisco basketball for Fox Sports and Bay TV. O'Donnell also hosts CBS 5's NFL post-game show "The 5th Quarter," "49ers Preview," "Last Honest Sports Show," "49ers Press Pass” and the number-one rated Sunday night sports show," "Gameday" every Sunday night at 11:30 p.m.

With Eric Davis’ move to the radio booth, the 49ers and CBS-5 will name his replacement on the preseason television broadcast in the coming months.

Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (CSNBA)


49ers Postgame Live

Catch 49ers Post Game Live immediately following all 49ers games on CSNBA!

49ers Postgame Live continues to be the leading destination for the Forty Niner Faithful, with comprehensive one-hour coverage featuring in-depth game analysis, locker room interviews and player reaction, full coverage of head coach Jim Harbaugh and key players’ press conferences and a preview of the following week’s game.  Following home games, Comcast SportsNet anchor/reporter Dave Benz and former 49er Dwight Clark will host 49ers Postgame Live from Candlestick Park.  After road games, the co-hosts will be based in the network’s studio in San Francisco.  Comcast SportsNet anchor/reporter Mindi Bach and CSNBayArea.com’s 49ers Insider Matt Maiocco will conduct player and coach interviews from the stadium.

49ers Central

Twenty shows air throughout the season on CSNBA, Tuesdays at 4:30 pm. 49ers Central is re-aired several times throughout the week and is also available on Comcast’s Video-On-Demand system.

Hosted by Dave Benz with analysts Eric Davis and Steve Bono, each thirty minute show includes film sessions, taped snippets from the Head Coach Press Conference, one-on-one interviews with the Head Coach or Coordinators and various entertainment elements.

49ers Press Conference Live brought to you by Lexus

49ers Press Conference Live will be held every Monday at 11:45 pm after all regular season 49ers games on CSNBA. Show re-airs throughout the week and is also available on Comcast’s Video-On-Demand system.

The show will feature the live broadcast of the weekly press conference with the head coach held at the 49ers training facility in Santa Clara, including analysis and comments from hosts and 49ers beat writers.

49ers Press Pass

16 shows air on CW Bay Area 44 Cable 12 Each week during the regular season, CW Bay Area will take viewers to 49ers headquarters to the head coach recap the previous weekend’s game and analyze the 49ers upcoming opponent. “Press Pass” will air on CW Bay Area, Tuesdays at 12:30 a.m. and again on Tuesday mornings at 8 a.m. Webcasts of the 49ers press conferences will also be streamed live on CBS 5.com.

Special Shows:

  • State of the Franchise
  • Gold Standard (49ers Hall of Fame Event)
  • 49ers Preseason Special
  • 49ers Postseason Special
  • 49ers Draft Special
  • Echoes of Sunday: Golden Voices of the 49ers
  • "A Conversation With..."
  • "A Day in the Life..."
KTVU Fox 2 and KICU


49ers Total Access brought to you by Stanford Medicine

Hosted by Joe Fonzi and Melissa Galvin, 49ers Total Access is an Emmy-award winning program (“Best Weekly Sports Program”). The magazine-style show takes the viewer behind the scenes of the 49ers during the season and includes primary segments (Football 101, Red & Gold, In The Community, etc.) featuring current and alumni players and coaches. 49ers Total Access is the signature show of the San Francisco 49ers.

Red & Gold Specials

Four shows to air on KTVU Fox 2 or KICU during Training Camp and/or Preseason. 

Relive the great memories of the San Francisco 49ers rich history through the eyes of the team’s greatest players. The 49ers Red & Gold Specials, hosted by Joe Fonzi, will provide viewers with up close access to Bay Area football legends including, Bill Walsh, Steve Young, Keena Turner, Abe Woodson, members of the Million Dollar Backfield, Frank Nunley, Bob St. Clair, Dwight Hicks, Y.A. Tittle, Dave Wilcox, Jesse Sapolu, Billy Wilson, Lon Simmons, Jimmy Johnson, Joe Perry, R.C. Owens and many more. The shows will provide a first person perspective on the 49ers and the events in team history most cherished by the 49ers Faithful. Each 30-minute broadcast will be filled with stories and highlights of the moments that have thrilled fans for the past six decades.

Comcast Video-On-Demand


Featured 49ers shows are available for viewing for the following programs on Comcast Video-On-Demand:

  • 49ers Post Game Live
  • 49ers Total Access
  • Stanford and 49ers Total Access brought to you by Stanford Hospital & Clinics
  • 49ers Central
  • 49ers Head Coach Press Conferences
  • Special Shows