NFL Playoffs TV Schedule Set: Panthers and Broncos Score Top Seeds

Rich Sands
Dec 13, 2015; Charlotte, NC, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) looks to pass the ball during the second quarter against the Atlanta Falcons at Bank of America Stadium. Mandatory
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NFL, NFL Playoffs, football - holidaysThe road to Super Bowl 50 is now mapped out. Following Sunday's final regular season games, the NFL Playoffs schedule is set, with the Carolina Panthers and the Denver Broncos the top seeds in the NFC and AFC, respectively. Both teams, along with the New England Patriots (the defending champions) and the Arizona Cardinals, earned a bye through this coming week's Wild Card games, and will join the action in the Divisional round (January 16-17). The AFC and NFC championship games will be held on Sunday, January 24, with the winners advancing to the Super Bowl, two weeks later (Sunday, February 7) at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, California.

Here's the TV schedule for the 2016 NFL Playoffs:

Wild Card Weekend
Saturday, January 9
Kansas City Chiefs at Houston Texans (4:35/3:35c, ESPN)
Pittsburgh Steelers at Cincinnati Bengals (8:15/7:15c, CBS)

Sunday, January 10
Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings (1:05/12:05c, NBC)
Green Bay Packers at Washington Redskins (4:40/3:40c, Fox)

Divisional Playoffs
Saturday, January 16
Team TBD at New England Patriots (4:35/3:35c, CBS)
Team TBD at Arizona Cardinals (8:15/7:15c, NBC)

Sunday, January 17
Team TBD at Carolina Panthers (1:05/12:05c, Fox)
Team TBD at Denver Broncos (4:40/3:40c, CBS)

Conference Championships
Sunday, January 24
AFC Championship (time TBD, CBS)
NFC Championship (time TBD, NBC)

Super Bowl 50
Sunday, February 7
AFC champion vs. NFC champion (6:30/5:30c, CBS)