When, where will 49ers and Steelers' Week 1 game be broadcast?

If you live somewhere in the continental United States, there's a good chance you'll be able to watch the 49ers' 2023 regular-season opener against the Steelers.
San Francisco 49ers v Pittsburgh Steelers
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The 49ers take to the road for Week 1, and they'll visit the Steelers in a game that'll be shown in most parts of the country.

The San Francisco 49ers and Pittsburgh Steelers aren't natural rivals by any means, yet both franchises are among the most iconic in NFL history, boasting rich and storied traditions that span decades.

Both teams are also capable of drawing fans from not only across the country, but also from around the world.

These two squads haven't faced off against each other since 2019, which was a 24-20 home win for the Niners, although the last time San Francisco visited Pittsburgh, the Steelers pulled off a dominant 43-18 win in 2015.

Now, these two teams will open up against each other in Pittsburgh for Week 1.

49ers vs. Steelers: When and where is the Week 1 game being played?

The Steelers will play host to the 49ers for Week 1 at Acrisure Stadium (formerly known as Heinz Field) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Kickoff will be on Sunday, Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. ET.

Who and where will the 49ers and Steelers game be broadcast?

The Niners and Steelers game won't be a primetime showdown despite both teams' national followings.

Instead, Fox will broadcast Sunday's contest with Joe Davis on play-by-play and Daryl Johnston on color commentary. Pam Oliver will be on the sidelines.

As for where in the United States the game will be broadcast? Mostly everywhere (OK, not wholly everywhere, but close), and you can check out the Fox coverage areas by looking at the map below, courtesy of 506 Sports (49ers-Steelers is highlighted in red):

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The Arizona Cardinals visit the Washington Commanders, so that game will take over those two regional markets in blue, while the Carolina Panthers visit the Atlanta Falcons to cover much of the south in green.

The Jacksonville Jaguars kick off on the road against the Indianapolis Colts, and that coverage area is in Green.

For the rest of us living in the US, we'll be treated to a fine showdown between two classic franchises, the Niners and Steelers.

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