truTV, formerly known as Court TV, has announced plans to advertise in the Super Bowl for the first time. The truTV Super Bowl ad will feature Troy Polamalu of the Pittsburgh Steelers.
truTV's Super Bowl 2010 spot will highlight an addition to truTV's lineup: NFL FULL CONTACT, a behind-the-scenes look at professional football that debuts Monday, Feb. 8th, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT), the day following the Super Bowl. The ad is scheduled to appear in the second quarter of the game, prior to the two-minute warning.
truTV Super Bowl Ad has been published. Watch it now, it is very funny!
The truTV Super Bowl commercial is being created by Grey. Grey's recent Super Bowl work includes iconic spots for ETrade. truTV's ad will focus on Polamalu, one of the NFL's top safeties. Since the 2005 season, Polamalu has earned two Super Bowl rings. He was also chosen for five-straight Pro Bowls from 2005-2009.
truTV was known as Court TV before being rebranded in 2008. In 2009, truTV enjoyed its most-watched primetime in the network's 18-year history, as deliveries grew 29% among adults 18-34 and 11% among adults 18-49.
truTV is television's destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 91 million U.S. households, the 18-year-old network is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can't normally experience. truTV's primetime fan favorites include the original series Black Gold, Operation Repo, The Smoking Gun Presents… and Forensic Files. During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name In Session.
Just like last year, we will be featuring our Super Bowl for Geeks Guide for the Super Bowl 2010. Of course the Super Bowl for Geeks Guide is all about the Super Bowl Ads and not the game.