It’s almost time for the big game! Super Bowl LV is just around the corner. So find out when the game starts, how you see every minute and what details you need to know.
For soccer fanatics, armchair quarterbacks, and people who just love to watch ads, February 7th is the biggest day of the year: Super Bowl LV! After a weird season with the NFL playing games in empty stadiums, it depends. Of course, with everything that’s going on these days – political upheaval, crazy winter weather, Cardi B’s new single – it’s okay if you missed a few details about the upcoming sports extravaganza. If you’re wondering how to see who’s involved and what other Super Bowl details you have, look no further. We have your back.
When is the Super Bowl?
Super Bowl LV, also known as Super Bowl 55, will take place on Sunday, February 7, 2021 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida in front of around 22,000 fans (including 7,500 vaccinated health care workers) battling COVID-19. Kick-off time is approximately 6:30 p.m. EST. However, the whole day is an American football festival.
For those who want to watch every commercial, it’s better to have snacks, cocktails, and beers ready for a full day of pigskin extravaganza. Football-related coverage begins at 11:30 AM EST (see local listings) with That Other Pregame Show, followed by Road to the Super Bowl (12:00 PM EST), the Tony RomoTony heads to the Super Bowl before the official NFL pregame show – Super Bowl Today – begins at 2 p.m. EST, leading to the clash of these rust titans.
Raymond James Stadium, home of Super Bowl LV (mpi34 / MediaPunch / MediaPunch / IPx)
Which channel is the Super Bowl on?
So all of the previously mentioned shows and soccer programs? They’ll all air on CBS because Super Bowl LV airs on CBS this year.
The three major networks – FOX, NBC, and CBS – take turns broadcasting the game, with the Super Bowl broadcasting on a different channel each year. Last year the Super Bowl was on FOX. This year CBS. Next year, when Super Bowl LVI is down at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., Those who fail to catch it in person will be able to watch the game on NBC.
Interestingly, NBC was originally supposed to air the Super Bowl in 2021, but CBS and CBS swapped years for NBC to host both the Super Bowl and the Winter Olympics in 2022. This of course assumes that the COVID-19 pandemic is under control then.
How to watch the Super Bowl.
Since the Super Bowl is on CBS, the easiest way to tune it in is through your cable or satellite provider. If you have a good quality digital TV antenna, you can watch the game over the air. How retro! For those who don’t want to dig up the antenna or don’t have a TV, the game can be watched online via the CBS All Access app. For these cable cutters, CBS is among the many streaming TV services you know and love: Hulu + Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV, etc.
Patrick Mahomes will play LV at the Super Bowl in hopes of playing back-to-back (AP)
Who’s in the Super Bowl this year?
Get ready for Tom Brady! The man who many believe to be the greatest quarterback of all time will lead the Tampa Bay Buccaneers into battle against the Kansas City Chiefs. This is pretty incredible considering 1) Tom will be 43 years old when he steps on the grass at Raymond James Stadium. 2) This is his first season with the Bucs after spending two decades building his legacy in Boston with the New England Patriots. 3) This is his tenth Super Bowl appearance; and 4) For the first time in NFL history, the Super Bowl will take place at the home stadium of one of the participating teams.
Tom Brady will compete in his tenth Super Bowl (AP)
Who is performing at the Super Bowl?
There are so many artists at this year’s Super Bowl that people who are not soccer fans have a reason to get in touch. Miley Cyrus has partnered with TikTok to run the NFL TikTok tailgate at Super Bowl LV, according to CBS Sports. The pre-game celebrations will be on-site for the aforementioned 7,500 vaccinated health care workers.) Fans can tune into the NFL’s TikTok page at 2:30 p.m. EST at 2:30 p.m. EST for two hours of live To receive content. Part of the performance is shown on the CBS Super Bowl LV Pregame Show. The TikTok tailgate also offers other TikTok developers, surprising musical performances, and other game day features.
“She’s pretty nervous about details of her performance at this point,” a source said HollywoodLife EXCLUSIVELY “because she doesn’t want to ruin any surprises. However, there are rumors that she will be confusing some of her signature classics like “Party In The USA” and “We Can’t Stop” with her newer hits. “
The actual Super Bowl begins with a mix of country and R&B. Eric Church will join Jasmine Sullivan for singing the national anthem with a Grammy win THEIR will play “America the Beautiful”. When you consider how much YOU shredded, who knows if they are a “Jimmy Hendrix do the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ at Woodstock and do it completely as an instrumental. Here is a list of the greatest national anthems performances.
The Weeknd will host the Super Bowl LV Halftime Show (AP)
When halftime is over, fans better get ready because The weeknd will be in the spotlight (on the 50 yard line) to run Pepsi’s Super Bowl halftime show. In a commercial for the halftime show – because that’s a thing now – everyone from midnight grocery store clerks to pool cleaners to TSA workers is jamming to The Weeknd’s massive hit “Blinding Lights” (which can be a subtle sting when recorded could) Academy failing to nominate The Weeknd, “Blinding Lights” or its After Hours album for a single category at the 2021 Grammy Awards.)
It’s a safe bet that The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) will play “Blinding Lights” during his halftime special, but who else will join him in the middle of Raymond James Stadium? The “surprise artist” has been an expected trait ever since Missy Elliott appeared out of nowhere meanwhile Katy PerryThe 2015 halftime show. Some fans think so Ariana Grande could join The Weekend for a performance of their collaboration “Love Me Harder”. Abel will be releasing a big hit collection called The Highlights per Elle on February 5th, which will include “Love Me Harder,” and that’s enough “evidence” for Arianators to get their idol excited about a possible appearance.
Another possible “surprise artist” could be Maluma. He and The Weeknd teamed up for “Hawái (Remix)” in 2020, where Abel sang in Spanish. Given the growing number of Spanish-language music on the Billboard Hot 100 / Top 200 album chart, it wouldn’t be surprising if Abel were to practice his bilingualism in Tampa.
Who won the Super Bowl last year?
It was like that last year Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs, who emerged victorious at the end of Super Bowl LIV. The Chiefs beat the Los Angeles Rams 31-20. The Chiefs aim to become the first NFL team to win consecutive championships in 2004 and 2005 since Tom Brady. Both Patrick and Tom have something to do to prove, so Super Bowl LV should be one for the history books no matter who wins.