51 for LI: A Time for Advertising
[lead align=”default”]Today, we are 51 days from Super Bowl LI. For the next two months, we will have 51 facts about this game, and today, we begin with advertising.[/lead]
The Super Bowl ads are as much as part of the tradition of the game as the football. After all, it is the most watched sporting event in the nation each year. Those who don’t advertise at the Super Bowl miss out on a lot of eyeballs.
51 for LI: How Much Advertising in the Super Bowl?
Your 51 fact for the day, being 51 days away from the game, is that the most advertising during the broadcast was 51 minutes, 40 seconds. This happened during Super Bowl XLVII in 2013, in which over 51 minutes of ads crammed the screen during the game on CBS.
51 for LI: Notable Ads
Here were some of that advertising which chewed up over 51 minutes just a few short years ago.
It’s the Donald, which is very yuge.
Those dadgum horses will get you every time. Unless you were born without tear ducts, in which case you’re safe.
That, ladies and gentlemen, was men in drag.