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The following is a list of the television networks and announcers that broadcast the National Football League Championship Game from the 1940s until the 1969 NFL season (after which the NFL merged with the American Football League). The National Football League first held a championship game in 1933, it took until 1948 before a championship game would be televised.



Season Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s) Sideline reporter(s)
1969[1] CBS Ray Scott Paul Christman Bruce Roberts
1968[2] CBS Jack Buck Pat Summerall Bruce Roberts
1967[3] CBS Ray Scott (first half) and Jack Buck (second half) Frank Gifford Tom Brookshier
1966[4] CBS Jack Buck (first half) and Ray Scott (second half) Frank Gifford Pat Summerall
1965[5] CBS Ray Scott (first half) and Ken Coleman (second half) Pat Summerall
1964[6] CBS Ken Coleman (first half) and Chuck Thompson (second half) Frank Gifford
1963[7] NBC Jack Brickhouse (first half) and Chris Schenkel (second half) George Connor
1962[8] NBC Chris Schenkel Ray Scott
1961[9] NBC Lindsey Nelson Chris Schenkel
1960[10] NBC Lindsey Nelson Ray Scott


Season Network Play-by-play Color commentator(s)
1959[11] NBC Chuck Thompson Chris Schenkel
1958[12] NBC Chris Schenkel Chuck Thompson
1957[13] NBC Van Patrick Ken Coleman
1956[14] NBC Jack Brickhouse Red Grange
1955[15] NBC Bob Kelley Ken Coleman
1954[16] DuMont Byrum Saam Chuck Thompson
1953[17] DuMont Harry Wismer Red Grange
1952 DuMont Harry Wismer  
1951 DuMont Harry Wismer Earl Gillespie
1950 ABC Harry Wismer Red Grange and Joe Hasel


Season Network Play-by-play
1949 No Telecast
1948 ABC Harry Wismer

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