Where is the 2016 Super Bowl being played? Who’s performing at the Super Bowl? Get all the details on the big event below.
Normally, there are Roman Numerals used in the title of the Super Bowl, but because it is the 50th anniversary, the NFL wants to emphasize the “50.” In addition, the event is being nicknamed he Golden Super Bowl. The nickname pays tribute to the Golden State of California, where the game will be played, in addition to a 50th anniversary traditionally being called the “golden anniversary”.
DATE: February 7, 2016
TIME: Kickoff is 6:30 p.m. ET
TEAMS PLAYING: Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers
TV CHANNEL: CBS – Click here for the CBS Sports Channel Finder.
ESPN Deportes will feature a Spanish-language telecast of the game.
LOCATION: Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California
HALFTIME PERFORMERS: Coldplay will headline with Bruno Mars and Beyonce joining the band on stage.
ANNOUNCERS: Jim Nantz (play-by-play), Phil Simms (analyst), Tracy Wolfson and Evan Washburn (sideline reporters)
REFEREE: Clete Blakeman
For those who are watching the Super Bowl in other countries:
– In Canada, viewers can watch the game via the CTV Television Network.
– Sky Sports and the BBC Network will air the Super Bowl in the United Kingdom.
– In Germany, Sat.1 will broadcast the game live on television as well as online via live stream.
– As for Radio, Westwood One will air the game throughout North America and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra will air in the UK
And, don’t forget to look out for all the major commercials broadcasting throughout the Super Bowl. They are sure to be entertaining as the cost of one 30-second commercial is $5 million.
Read more about Super Bowl 50 in Spanish at AhoraMismo.com: