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Thirty-second spots during Super Bowl XLIX are being sold for an average of $4.5 million, which is up about $400,000 from 2014. Super Bowl XLIX will be broadcast on NBC from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale/Phoenix area in Arizona on Feb. 1, 2015. The weather for the game is expected not to be a factor in deciding the outcome. They have announced the Halftime entertainment for 2015. Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz will headline the Pepsi sponsored Super Bowl XLIX Halftime Show.

Neilsen Ratings 2014: According to results from The Nielsen Company, the broadcast of Super Bowl XLVIII on FOX had an average audience of 111.5 million viewers, which surpassed the previous year’s Super Bowl, and became the most watched television program of all time. The game had a 46.4 rating and was viewed in over 53 million homes.

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2015 Super Bowl XLIX

Pepsi’s Super Bowl Ad Blitz Aims for a Big Payoff

Pepsi’s Super Bowl Ad Blitz Aims for a Big Payoff

A giant crop circle appeared in fields around Phoenix this week, the first in a series of strange desert sightings expected in Arizona in the days leading up to Sunday’s Super Bowl. The extraterrestrial-like cultivation is not a signal from aliens who have taken a sudden interest in football. The stunts are the work of Pepsi, which is attempting to… News, Reviews, Previews of Super Bowl Commercials

Super Bowl XLIX Ads Officially Sold Out, NBC Says

NBC Sports Group and NBC Universal News Group’s executive vice president of Sales and Sales Marketing Seth Winter told reporters on a conference call that the big game’s commercial slots are officially all spoken and accounted for. As previously reported, 30-seconds of commercial time during Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday are selling for $4.4 million-$4.5 million per slot — record…

Pierce Brosnan makes the "Perfect Getaway" in Kia Motors America's 60-second spot for the all-new 2016 Kia Sorento CUV that will appear during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLIX.

Pierce Brosnan Makes the “Perfect Getaway” in the Kia 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Ad

Pierce Brosnan, known worldwide for his sophisticated movie hero roles, again makes the “Perfect Getaway” in Kia Motors America’s 60-second spot for the all-new 2016 Kia Sorento CUV, making its broadcast debut during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLIX. In the spot, part of KMA’s multifaceted campaign for the 2016 Sorento CUV, Brosnan listens to a Hollywood agent pitching…

Danica Patrick and Buddy the Puppy from GoDaddy's Controversial Super Bowl Ad Pulled From Broadcast by the Company after a petition.

GoDaddy pulls controversial Super Bowl ad after viewers protest

GoDaddy announced Tuesday night that it would be pulling a planned Super Bowl ad titled “Journey Home” from the game and replacing it with another commercial after viewers were outraged. In the ad, Buddy the golden retriever pup, gets bounced out of his owner’s pickup truck and must make the voyage home. Danica Patrick also made a cameo appearance. Buddy’s…

Tony Romo's appearance in Pizza Hut's Super Bowl Sunday Pregame ad campaign.

Tony Romo in Pizza Hut 2015 Super Bowl XLIX ad [VIDEO]

Watch Tony Romo’s appearance in Pizza Hut’s Super Bowl Sunday (pregame) ad campaign. One of the Plano-based company’s Super Bowl ads features new Buffalo Bills coach Rex Ryan, playing himself, tossing flags for incomplete crust. Pizza Hut would prefer you “never settle for crust without flavor” by choosing new crusts such as toasted parmesan, salted pretzel and honey Sriracha. Ryan…

2015 Super Bowl XLIX T-Mobile Kim Kardashian You’re missing amazing things with your data plan. Like photos of Kim’s outfits. Or Kim’s vacation videos. Or even more of Kim’s outfit photos.

T-Mobile 2015 Super Bowl Ad with Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian appears as herself in T-Mobile’s 2015 Super Bowl XLIX ad. She pokes a little fun at herself and her obsession with “selfies.” She takes a selfie to show off her makeup, takes a selfie in her tennis uniform, taking a selfie in her closet and taking a selfie in the snow. “Hi I’m Kim,” the 34-year-old, who is…

Mercedes-Benz 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Ad "Fable"

Mercedes-Benz 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Ad “Fable”

The storybook legend of two woodland creatures racing for forest dominance gets a fresh, modern spin thanks to a special guest appearance by the 2016 Mercedes-AMG GT S, the all-new high performance sports car built by Mercedes-AMG engineers to take on all challengers. It’s a fun, thrilling, action-packed tale featuring a hare, a tortoise and 503 horses. Mercedes-Benz premiered its…

Victoria's Secret 2015 Super Bowl XLIX ad featuring Victoria’s Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo, Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima.

Victoria’s Secret 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Ad

Victoria’s Secret 2015 Super Bowl commercial exactly what you’d expect, features Victoria’s Secret Angels Candice Swanepoel, Lily Aldridge, Karlie Kloss, Behati Prinsloo, Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima. Even their music soundtrack is something that Victoria’s Secret has used before in 2008 (with Adriana Lima) This year marks the third game in which the lingerie brand is running an ad. This…

“Lost Dog,” will feature the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales and their favorite companion. In the spot, the Budweiser Clydesdales will tell an emotional story and help a puppy who has lost his way learn the true meaning of friendship.

Super Bowl Ads Kick Off Early This Year

Finally now, just one week until the super bowl ads roll out. But one company isn’t waiting. Releasing a preview to a super bowl sequel. This little dog will tug on your heartstrings again. Mara Schiavocampo with that story. Reporter: He’s the star of one of the most popular superbowl ads of all time. And now he’s disappeared. Well, sort… News, Reviews, Previews of Super Bowl Commercials

Buzz absent on Super Bowl commercials

Tom Brady’s balls aren’t the only thing that feels flat. With less than a week before Super Bowl, there’s a distinct lack of excitement surrounding this year’s commercial lineup. Perhaps nervous about revealing too much, fewer advertisers are releasing teasers in advance of the most- watched TV event. And those in the business of measuring pre-game buzz agree that the… News, Reviews, Previews of Super Bowl Commercials

5 Ways This Year’s Super Bowl Ads Will Be Like No Other

In a few ways, come Sunday, February 1, Super Bowl viewers can expect some of the same-old, same-old during breaks in the game. Unsurprisingly, there will be ads selling beer and tearjerkers featuring lost puppies (one does both at the same time), and there will be at least one commercial flashing a nearly naked woman walking in public, thanks to…

Nissan Super Bowl Ad teaser 2015 - Seven YouTube stars build buzz around its first Super Bowl appearance in 18 years around the theme #withdad

YouTube Stars Help Nissan’s Advertising Return to Super Bowl XLIX

Nissan is partnering with YouTube creators for its first Super Bowl campaign in 18 years. The automaker’s #withdad campaign is celebrating dads with a batch of videos from YouTube “celebrities” like Epic Meal Time, Dude Perfect, Jabbawockeez, Convos with my 2-year Old, Roman Atwood and Action Movie Kid. While the videos are all visually different and therefore not illustrative of…

2015 Toyota Super Bowl Commercial Amy Purdy 'How Great I Am' Ad in First Quarter

Paralympic Medalist Amy Purdy and Muhammad Ali Bring Voice to ‘One Bold Choice’ Toyota Camry Campaign

Toyota will have not one, but two ads during the big game on Feb. 1 with the spot entitled “How Great I Am” slated to appear in the first quarter of the Super Bowl broadcast. The ad features Team Toyota athlete, Paralympic medalist and Dancing with the Stars finalist Amy Purdy along with the iconic voice of Muhammad Ali, as…

Nationwide 2015 Super Bowl Ad Mindy Kaling Invisible

Nationwide 2015 Super Bowl XLIX Ad Teaser – Invisible Mindy Kaling

Mindy Kaling proved that she’s one of TV’s MVPs by scoring a role in a Super Bowl ad for Nationwide. The Mindy Project star is definitely an upgrade for the insurance company — it’s currently airing those irritating ads that feature Peyton Manning humming the Nationwide jingle. During her Super Bowl commercial, Mindy Kaling decides that she’s invisible after years…

Skittles Super Bowl XLIX Commercial Teaser: It Will be Settled

Skittles takes strong-arm approach to first Super Bowl ad

Skittles is taking a strong-arm approach in its first-ever 2015 Super Bowl XLIX ad. The commercial preview features townspeople with enormous right arms, and the tag line, “It Will Be Settled.” “It’s all about entertaining the viewers and the Skittles fans, and doing that in a humorous way,” said Matt Montei, senior marketing director at Chicago-based Wrigley, which owns the…

Charlotte McKinney goes All-Natural for Carl's Jr. in this regional 2015 Super Bowl ad

Charlotte McKinney Stars in Racy Carl’s Jr. Regional Super Bowl Ad

Perhaps one of the raciest Super Bowl spots, ever, will be seen on Super Bowl Sunday Feb 1, 2015 by less than half the country. The regional ad by regional burger chain Carl’s Jr., which will mostly be seen by viewers in states in the West, features a Charlotte McKinneypromoting its new All-Natural Burger by walking though a farmers market…

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