Cheetos has popcorn now? Can’t touch this.
Here’s MC Hammer Starring in Cheetos’ Super Bowl 2020 Commercial:
Cheetos popcorn commercial stars MC Hammer performing his “Can’t Touch This” to poke fun at the crusty orange fingers people get when they eat a Cheetos product.
They literally can’t touch anything lest they smear their orange grease fingers all over important paperwork, someone else’s baby (with a Hammer head), someone lift weights and someone doing a trust fall at a work picnic. MC Hammer magically pops out of a picnic basket with his signature pants growing out of the picnic blanket.
He grabs the popcorn from the crusty fingered guy, and dances off screen.
The Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers face off in Super Bowl LIV as advertisers vie for a share of the nearly 100 million viewers who are estimated to be watching the game according to International Business Times.
From Arya Stark driving an Audi while singing Frozen’s “Let It Go” to Ellen and Portia contemplating what life was like prior to Alexa, the ads range from seriously dramatic to stupidly funny and pay homage to plenty of things that Gen Z will love.
The worst game in recent Super Bowl history was 2019’s New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams, scoring a record-low 16 points. Last year’s Super Bowl saw 98.19 million TV viewers and a 41.1 rating, according to Sports Media Watch, marking the game’s lowest viewership in 11 years.
The greatest Super Bowl of all time was 2015’s game. The Patriots recovered from a 10-point lag in the fourth quarter, beating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24. That record-setting year had 114.4 million viewers watching the game on TV.
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, advertisers released their ads or teased out trailers to stoke the hype they hope to generate for their brands, says AV Club.
Advertisers spent $158.4 million in 2005. The number grew to $336 million in 2019. Including pre- and post-game ads, brands spent $412 million in 2019, says Forbes.
CBS generated $336 million in ad volume in 2019. ABC generated $288 million in ad sales for the six-game NBA finals in 2019. Fox brought in $191 million in ad sales for the 2019 World Series, says Reuters.
There were 91 Super Bowl ads in 2019, their cumulative length throughout the program was 49 minutes and 31 seconds. In 2019, 51% of ads were 30 seconds long and 28% were 60 seconds long.
Fox sold all available Super Bowl ad space by November 25. Since then, Fox added more space to sell due to the demand, Forbes continues.
Anheuser-Busch InBev, Amazon, Alphabet, Deutsche Telecom and Toyota were the biggest advertisers for Super Bowl 2019. Critical acclaim went to Microsoft, for its ad that showed disabled children playing video games and to Verizon, for its advertisement with first responders. Seven brands were advertised for the first time in 2019, says Reuters.
Sabra hummus; Kellogg’s Pop-Tarts; Little Caesar’s pizza; Hard Rock International; Walmart; Bud Light Seltzer and a 60 second ad from Facebook are new to the pool of Super Bowl advertisers in 2020. Donald Trump and Michael Bloomberg are running ads for their presidential campaigns. New York Life advertises during the Super Bowl for the first time in 30 years and Porsche is running a Super Bowl ad for the first time since 1997, reports Ad Age.
According to Marketing Charts, in 2019, Stella Artois’ “Change Up the Usual” was the most watched Super Bowl online ad with more than 48 million views across top video platforms and websites by the Monday following the game.
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