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Super Bowl 2015 Date, Times, Ads, Teams and FAQs
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When is the Super Bowl 2015 (Super Bowl XLIX, Super Bowl 49) and when is it on TV? Such questions and many more are answered by our Super Bowl 2015 FAQ Guide. The focus of our Super Bowl for Geeks coverage are the Super Bowl 2015 ads, but we are also reporting about anything else interesting about the Super Bowl XLIX in our Super Bowl coverage.
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Super Bowl 2015 Facts and Times:
(last updated: 02/01/2015)
What is the Super Bowl?
A lot of people will watch the Super Bowl just for the ads, but it sure does not hurt to know what the Super Bowl actually is. The Super Bowl XLIX (49) is a professional football championship game by the National Football League (NFL). The teams include the winners of the American Football Conference (AFC) and the National Football Conference (NFC) of the National Football League. The winner of the Super Bowl receives the Vince Lombardi Trophy.
Who plays the Super Bowl?
The AFC Championship an the NFC Championship playoffs have started on the weekend of January 3. The AFC champion and the NFC champion have been determined on January 18. The Seattle Seahawks and the New England Patriots are the Super Bowl 2015 teams.
Who won the Super Bowl last year?
The Seattle Seahawks won the Super Bowl 2014 against the Denver Broncos. The Seahawks did not just win, the crushed the Broncos in a 43-8 victory.
Who was the Super Bowl MVP last year?
Seahawk's Malcolm Smith got the honor of Super Bowl MVP last year.
Super Bowl 2015 Date and Location
The Super Bowl 2015, Super Bowl 2015 (49) takes place on Sunday, February 1, 2014 in Glendale, Arizona. The Big Game will be played in the University of Phoenix stadium.
When is the Super Bowl 2015 Kickoff Time?
The Super Bowl XLIX will kick off at 6:30pm EST.
Super Bowl 2015 Stadium
The Super Bowl 2015 will take place in the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The University of Phoenix Stadium has a retractable roof and field and is unlike any other stadium in North America. This multi-purpose facility is home to the NFL's Arizona Cardinals and the Annual VIZIO Fiesta Bowl. The 63,400-seat stadium (expandable to 72,200) opened on August 1, 2006 after three years of construction. The ceremonial groundbreaking was held on April 12, 2003.
The Super Bowl 2015 stadium was designed by world-renowned architect Peter Eisenman. The exterior skin represents a barrel cactus. The construction features alternating sections of shimmering metal panels intended to reflect the shifting desert light alongside magnificent vertical glass slots allowing patrons a spectacular view of the horizon from any level of the exterior.
Super Bowl 2015 TV Broadcast
NBC is broadcasting the 2015 Super Bowl in the United States. The Super Bowl 2015 pre-game coverage starts hours ahead of the Super Bowl XLIX kickoff. In past years pre-game coverage started at noon Eastern.
The Super Bowl 2015 game coverage stats at 6pm ET with the Big Game kick-off at 6:30pm ET. Read our Super Bowl 2015 TV Schedule for the details of the NBC Super Bowl XLIX broadcast.
Main National TV stations around the world will broadcast the big game as well, but you will not get to see the Super Bowl ads outside of the United States. For the fun and cool Super Bowl 2015 ads you have to tune in to the web and hit our site or Youtube. More about where to watch Super Bowl ads during the big game can be found below under Super Bowl 2015 Ads.
Note that the Super Bowl 2015 will be streamed online this year again. The NBC Super Bowl online stream will be blocked for viewers outside of the United States.
The Super Bowl will not be broadcasted in 4K Ultra HD. There are though reportedly 4K cameras at the Glendale stadium, but the footage of these cameras is not used for broadcast. The Super Bowl 2015 will be broadcasted as in previous years in HD.
How to watch the Super Bowl 2015 Online
For the fourth time ever the Super Bowl will be streamed online. Fans will be able to access the live stream on NBCSports.com and the NBC Live Extra Apps the United States.
NBC offers the NBC Super Stream Sunday, which gives you access for free and without a cable or satellite provider account. This is great for cord cutters.
If you are outside of the United States you can purchase a NFL Game Pass. The Super Bowl game NFL Game Pass sells for $9.99. The NFL Super Bowl stream is available also internationally. Find out how to watch the Super Bowl on a plane.
Super Bowl 2015 Ads
Besides the football the Super Bowl Ads are the main attractions. NBC has likely sold out all Super Bowl 2015 spots by now with 30 seconds spots averaging a record $4.5 million. As in past years we have compiled the I4U News Super Bowl Ads Chart for 2015. The list of Super Bowl 2015 advertisers is already shaping up with several newcomers and notable dropouts like Volkswagen.
The I4U News Super Bowl 2015 Ad Gallery is live with all online released Super Bowl 2015 commercials.
Our traditional Super Bowl Ads for Geeks Guide will again feature full coverage of the Super Bowl Ads ahead and during the Super Bowl XLIX (superbowl 2015). You will also be able to watch Superbowl 2015 Ads on I4U News as soon as they are revealed. Many Super Bowl commercials will be released well before the Super Bowl game day.
Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show
Katy Perry is performing the Super Bowl 2015 halftime show. The Pepsi sponsored Super Bowl halftime show is the most-watched musical event of the year. More than 110.5 million viewers in the U.S. watched last year’s show.
Pepsi is already promoting the Super Bowl 2015 halftime show with elaborate ads featuring Katy Perry. The latest is that Katy Perry is planning to diss Taylor Swift during her superbowl halftime performance. Katy Perry unveiled that Lenny Kravitz will join as Superbowl halftime performer. There will be more musical guests in the Katy Perry Super Bowl Halftime show.
Who sings the Super Bowl 2015 National Anthem?
The NFL and NBC have unveiled who will sing the National Anthem on Jan. 16. Idina Menzel has the honors to sing the National Anthem at the Super Bowl 2015 on February 1. Last year opera star Renee Fleming performed the National Anthem.
Who sings America The Beautiful at the Super Bowl 2015?
The NFL and NBC have unveiled who will sing America is Beautiful. John Legend will sing America is Beautiful at the Super Bowl 2015. Queen Latifa has performed America The Beautiful at the Super Bowl 2014.
Super Bowl 2015 TV Specials
After the big game NBC will air The Blacklist after the Super Bowl 2015. The slot after the Super Bowl broadcast is very special as there are millions of viewers continue to watch after the Big Game ended. NBC gave this coveted spot to the season premiere of The Blacklist stars James Spader.
Super Bowl 2015 TV Deals
Super Bowl watching "requires" a big TV. If you do not own one, now is a good time to get one in a Super bowl Sale like on the Super Bowl sale on Walmart.
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Super Bowl 2015 Sunday is here. I4U News will again bring you full coverage of the Super Bowl 2015 Ads and Super Bowl 2015 Highlights throughout Super Bowl Sunday. Th Super Bowl 49 is here and the Seahawks play against the Patriots. Will the Seahawks win the second time in a row?
The Super Bowl 2015 takes place in Arizona. The Super Bowl XLIX game will be played in the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale. NBC is broadcasting the Super Bowl 2015 starting at noon with the Super Bowl Pre-Game coverage. The Super Bowl 2015 Halftime Show will be performed by Katy Perry.
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