Super Bowl 2017: It’s almost a year that we have come across the Super Bowl 2016 and the memories of the game alongside the additional entertainment ingredients are still fresh. And it’s time for the Super Bowl 2017 to take the centre stage as we approach the first weekend in the month of February. As we build up to the biggest show of American Football this year, we bring forward the schedule, timing and the TV guide for the upcoming Super Bowl 2017 final encounter between New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons. The world will be ready to experience some exhilarating stuff in the upcoming encounter which is also going to have some add-on entertainment in the form of Half-Time Show.
Super Bowl 2017: New England Patriots vs Atlanta Falcons
The 50th anniversary of the most famous sporting event in the United States is due to kick-off within a couple of days’ time where the American Football Conference (AFC) or the National Football League (NFL) champion New England Patriots will lock horns with the National Football Conference (NFC) champion Atlanta Falcons. And we can expect some brutal yet spectacular display on the field on February 5 when the year’s biggest sporting carnival sets off for final showdown.
The countdown has already begun as an intriguing battle is already on the cards. It’s not always that the best teams make it to the Super Bowl. But this year it’s New England Patriots who have made it from the NFL after having gone through some tough encounters before making it to the biggest stage of the game. This is going to be the ninth time that they will be a part of this event which is itself a record for the most number of appearances in the Super Bowl. And they have managed to grab the title on four occasions, the first coming way back in the year 2001. This is also going to be their second appearance in three years which evidently throws light on the consistency of the team led by Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady.
Atlanta Falcons, on the other hand, will be making their second appearance in the Super Bowl while the first appearance being way back in the year 1998 when they were defeated by the Denver Broncos. The 51-year old franchise is currently tied with Miami Dolphins the second oldest NFL franchise in Deep South and one of the oldest amongst the NFC teams, in fact, only second to Dallas Cowboys. However, the appearance of Atlanta Falcons in the Super Bowl 2017, being the second one the players will definitely find it hard to get past the mighty Patriots, which sets up a mouth-watering encounter between the two franchises in the Super Bowl 2017.
Super Bowl 2017: TV Guide and Match Schedule
The Super Bowl 2017 which is all set to enthrall the fans across the continents will take place at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas. This is going to be the second time that a Super Bowl match is going to be held at the NRG Stadium. Previously NRG Stadium in Houston hosted the Super Bowl XXXVIII in 2004 where one of the teams was New England Patriots. In fact, the Patriots won the game that day and surely they have fond memories of that victory. So it is definitely going to be interesting to watch whether they manage to grab the title yet again.
Date: February 5, 2017
Time: 06:30 ET, 11:30 PM GMT
Venue: NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas
Super Bowl 2017: Half-Time Show
One of the major reasons behind such a popularity of the game in the United States lays in the star-studded Super Bowl Half-Time show. Last year it was Coldplay alongside guest appearances from Beyonce and Bruno Mars that managed to grab the headlines. And this time the stage is set for six-time Grammy award winner Lady Gaga to set the stage on fire. Last year the Super Bowl Half-Time Show attracted more than 116.5 million viewers in the United States. And expectations are there that the Super Bowl 2017 Half-time Show is going to get even better and bigger.
Super Bowl 2017: TV Guide and Live Streaming Details
The Super Bowl 2017 contested between New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons is going to be telecasted live on Fox Sports. The live streaming of Super Bowl LI Half-Time Show will be available on FoxSportsGo.com and the Fox Sports app. The show will be telecasted live in the United Kingdom on BBC and Sky Sports.
Super Bowl 2017: Commercials
The Super Bowl 2017 commercials have always been one of the most sought-after platforms for the popular brands from different sectors. This year Fox has set a base rate of $5 million for a 30-second slot. And reports have come in that Snickers will make an appearance for the first time in the history of Super Bowl. Nintendo is also one of the participants of the live commercials that are going to be aired during the Super Bowl 2017.
Hope that you had a fun time while going through the preview of the Super Bowl 2017 which is going to be played between New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons. And the TV guide and the live streaming details will certainly help you to keep an eye on all the developments in the match alongside the Super Bowl Half-Time Show. Also, do not forget to share your view regarding the match as we will be glad to hear it from you as well.