What time does the NFC Championship game start? Game times, TV information and more for championship Sunday

NFC Championship - 49ers Packers

The San Francisco 49ers will host the Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship game on Sunday, January 19. The game is scheduled to kick off at 6:40 p.m. ET and will air nationally on FOX.

Fans can also watch the game through the Panthers mobile app by clicking on the Yahoo! Watch Games Live button from the home screen.

The broadcast team features Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews and Chris Myers.

NFL Network will host a special 6-hour edition of NFL GameDay morning beginning at 9 a.m. ET and will feature former Panthers Steve Smith, Thomas Davis and Torrey Smith at various points in the show.

NFC Championship NOTES:

The Green Bay Packers advanced to their first Conference Championship since 2016 with a 28-23 victory over Seattle in the Divisional Playoffs. With the victory, Green Bay tied the Dallas Cowboys (35 wins) for the third-most postseason victories in NFL history. With a win against the 49ers, who rank fifth on the all-time list with 31 postseason wins, on Sunday, the Packers would tie the Pittsburgh Steelers (36 wins) for the second-most postseason victories in NFL history.

Green Bay head coach Matt LaFleurbecame the first head coach to reach a Conference Championship in his first season since Jim Harbaughled San Francisco to the NFC Championship Game in 2011.

With a win on Sunday, LaFleur would become the sixth rookie head coach to appear in the Super Bowl.

With a 27-10 win over Minnesota in the Divisional Playoffs, the San Francisco 49ersbecame the fifth team since 1990 to advance to a Championship Game after winning four-or-fewer games the previous season, and the second team in three years, joining the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2017.

With a victory on Sunday against Green Bay, San Francisco head coach Kyle Shanahan, whose father, Mike Shanahan,won Super Bowl XXXII and XXXIII as head coach of the Denver Broncos, would become the first father-son duo to each appear in a Super Bowl as a head coach in NFL history.

In their Divisional Playoff victory, the 49ers defense tallied six team sacks, tied for the second-most in a single postseason game in franchise history.

With at least six sacks on Sunday against Green Bay, the 2019 San Francisco 49ers would join the 1984 San Francisco 49ers as the only teams with at least six sacks in two consecutive postseason games in the Super Bowl era.

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