The Super Bowl pre-game show 2012 started on NBC at noon Sunday, and excitement is building in Indianapolis toward the big game, which doesn't kick off until 6:30 p.m. EST.

Even on TV, the energy at Lucas Oil Stadium is buzzing as Eli Manning and the New York Giants prepare to play against Tom Brady's New England Patriots in a rematch of their epic 2008 showdown.

The Super Bowl pre-game show 2012, which runs from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m., has so far given a rundown of the biggest games the two teams played this year, as well as what the key strengths and weaknesses are for each team.

The lineup for the pre-game show includes a series of big interviews: Bob Costas speaking with Tom Brady, Dan Patrick with Eli Manning, and Tony Dungy with Tom Coughlin and Victor Cruz. Rodney Harrison will interview his ex-coach, The Patriots' Bill Belichick, and Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez and Al Michaels interview Patriots owner Robert Kraft.

Doug Flutie, Cris Collinsworth, and Rodney Harrison are on the field at Lucas Oil, where they are physically acting out some of the big plays that may be turning point during the game. Randy Moss is at one hotel with the Patriots, and Alex Flanagan is reporting from the Giants' hotel.

A number of profiles of key players on the Giants and Patriots will be screened for viewers, and the NBC team will do a Road to the Super Bowl segment, where it will explain just how the Giants and Patriots won their way to Super Bowl 2012.

Matt Lauer will interview President Barack Obama at the White House for a segment that will air late Sunday afternoon. Lenny Kravitz and the Fray will play live on TV from the official tailgate party of Super Bowl 2012.

The red-carpet will include a number of top stars, who will be interviewed by Nick Cannon. Celebs who will stopping by include Danny Devito, Adam Levine, Carson Daly, Jessica Simpson, Adam Sandler, Chris Evans, Cee Lo Green, Blake Shelton and Katharine McPhee.