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Super Bowl LV is coming to Tampa Bay on Feb. 7, 2021! That may seem like the distant future, but the prep is already underway. Long before the teams score at Raymond James Stadium, thousands of hours of work goes into the making of the big game and the amazing spectacle that accompanies it! Tampa Bay 55, a new podcast, is YOUR exclusive all-access pass, behind-the-scenes with the deal makers, hand shakers, celebrities and athletes.

Listeners will go inside the planning meetings and hear firsthand from the people responsible for ensuring every detail is perfect. Our microphones will record the 55 weeks leading up to Super Bowl 55. They’ll be capturing not only what's being done for NFL fans -- but how organizers are giving back and making sure the spirit of Tampa Bay is showcased on the global stage. You’ll learn about that and other exclusive details right here on Tampa Bay 55!

The podcast is hosted by Ryan Bass, anchor at 10News WTSP -- the CBS affiliated television station in the Tampa Bay area and Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee. They will be joined by special guests weekly as we countdown to the main event in the heart of Florida’s gorgeous west coast!

New episodes will be released weekly. Super Bowl LV will be broadcast nationally on CBS.

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Super Bowl LV is coming to Tampa Bay on Feb. 7, 2021! That may seem like the distant future, but the prep is already underway. Long before the teams score at Raymond James Stadium, thousands of hours of work goes into the making of the big game and the amazing spectacle that accompanies it! Tampa Bay 55, a new podcast, is YOUR exclusive all-access pass, behind-the-scenes with the deal makers, hand shakers, celebrities and athletes.

Listeners will go inside the planning meetings and hear firsthand from the people responsible for ensuring every detail is perfect. Our microphones will record the 55 weeks leading up to Super Bowl 55. They’ll be capturing not only what's being done for NFL fans -- but how organizers are giving back and making sure the spirit of Tampa Bay is showcased on the global stage. You’ll learn about that and other exclusive details right here on Tampa Bay 55!

The podcast is hosted by Ryan Bass, anchor at 10News WTSP -- the CBS affiliated television station in the Tampa Bay area and Rob Higgins, executive director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission and president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee. They will be joined by special guests weekly as we countdown to the main event in the heart of Florida’s gorgeous west coast!

New episodes will be released weekly. Super Bowl LV will be broadcast nationally on CBS.

    Ep. 60: So how's that for an ending? Celebrating the Super Bowl champs, early economic impact and it's not goodbye, it's see you later!

    Ep. 60: So how's that for an ending? Celebrating the Super Bowl champs, early economic impact and it's not goodbye, it's see you later!

    What a ride! It's the final episode of the Tampa Bay 55 podcast, hosted by 10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee! Ryan and Rob recap an epic ending to the chronicles of the Tampa Bay 55 podcast with a hometown Buccaneers SUPER BOWL win! Rob gives a few of the early economic impact numbers from Super Bowl LV, the guys share stories from our wonderful community ambassadors, they give a thank you to entire Tampa Bay LV team, plus a look back on the year of the pod with stories and memories! Ryan also makes one final request and Rob finally gives in! A huge thank you to all of our guests, community partners and especially you, our listeners! We love you guys!

    • 53 min
    Ep. 59: SBLV game weekend is here! Goodell praises Tampa, celebrating #ChampaBay and Lightning owner Jeff Vinik on Water Street development and Super Bowl LV!

    Ep. 59: SBLV game weekend is here! Goodell praises Tampa, celebrating #ChampaBay and Lightning owner Jeff Vinik on Water Street development and Super Bowl LV!

    10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, complete their game week coverage of Super Bowl 55 from the Tampa Convention Center! On this final podcast, presented by Reliaquest, we hear from NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell who praised Tampa for their success pulling off hosting Super Bowl LV amid a pandemic! The guys also reflect on the recent run of success for Tampa Bay sports teams and welcome in Lightning owner Jeff Vinik to discuss the big game in town, Water Street's makeover and the Bucs run up to the Super Bowl. Plus, PREDICTION TIME for Rob and Ryan!

    • 29 min
    Ep. 58: Ready for The Weeknd, Super Bowl halftime show memories and Team Tampa Bay's comradery with Visit Tampa Bay & St. Pete-Clearwater

    Ep. 58: Ready for The Weeknd, Super Bowl halftime show memories and Team Tampa Bay's comradery with Visit Tampa Bay & St. Pete-Clearwater

    10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, continue their coverage of Super Bowl 55 game week from the Tampa Convention Center discussing their favorite Super Bowl halftime show memories! We also hear from The Weeknd ahead of Sunday's performance at Ray Jay. The guys are also joined by Team Tampa Bay's finest, Visit Tampa Bay CEO Santiago Corrada and Visit St. Pete-Clearwater CEO Steve Hayes, to discuss the collaborative effort of pulling off Super Bowl LV.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 57: How Super Bowl Experience came to be, SB XXXVII winner Brad Johnson talks Tom Brady and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor on hosting a safe Super Bowl

    Ep. 57: How Super Bowl Experience came to be, SB XXXVII winner Brad Johnson talks Tom Brady and Tampa Mayor Jane Castor on hosting a safe Super Bowl

    10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, continue their coverage of Super Bowl 55 game week from the Tampa Convention Center with an inside look at how the making of the NFL experience along the Tampa Riverwalk came to be! Rob dishes on the details of each park and what fans can expect as they partake in the festivities! Ryan also chats with former Buccaneers quarterback and Super Bowl XXXVII winner Brad Johnson, who marvels at Tom Brady's longevity and reminisced on winning a ring. The guys are also joined by Tampa Mayor Jane Castor to discuss the COVID-19 safety protocols surrounding the Super Bowl.

    • 29 min
    Ep.56: Virtual Opening Night featuring Brady vs. Mahomes and the Buccaneers push for diversity! Plus, commissioner Kimberly Overman on fighting human trafficking

    Ep.56: Virtual Opening Night featuring Brady vs. Mahomes and the Buccaneers push for diversity! Plus, commissioner Kimberly Overman on fighting human trafficking

    10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, continue their coverage of Super Bowl 55 game week from the Tampa Convention Center with a look at last night's virtual Opening Night! We hear from Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes on the facing each other and the guys discuss Bruce Arians and the Buccaneers push for diversity among NFL coaching staffs. Also, Ryan and Rob welcome Hillsborough County Commissioner Kimberly Overman to discuss the city's efforts to curb human trafficking year round, but especially during Super Bowl week. Ryan and Rob also give you a look at tomorrow's re-opening of the Super Bowl Experience and what's to come the rest of the week!

    • 29 min
    Ep. 55: Perfect timing! Episode 55 kicks off Super Bowl LV game week as we're joined by No. 55 himself, Derrick Brooks

    Ep. 55: Perfect timing! Episode 55 kicks off Super Bowl LV game week as we're joined by No. 55 himself, Derrick Brooks

    10 Tampa Bay anchor Ryan Bass and Rob Higgins, president/CEO of the Super Bowl LV Host Committee, kick off Super Bowl 55 game week with Episode 55 of the podcast on Radio Row from the Tampa Convention Center! We relive the last year of the Tampa Bay 55 podcast with the best moments of the previous 54 episodes! Plus, No. 55, Derrick Brooks, joins the guys to discuss the build up to game week and his franchise going for their second Lombardi Trophy!

    • 28 min

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