Game On: Pats vs. Giants in Super Bowl XLVI

5 years ago

The New England Patriots will chase their fourth Super Bowl trophy during Tom Brady and coach Bill Belichick's tenure when they play Eli Manning and the New York Giants (who beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in overtime Sunday night).

So now that the match-up is official, what can we expect on Feb. 5th?

Super Bowl number: XLVI (46).
Location: Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, IN.
TV coverage: NBC -- Al Michaels (play-by-play), Cris Collinswoth (color commentary)
Kickoff time: 6:30 p.m.
National anthem singer: American Idol season one winner, Kelly Clarkson.
Halftime show performer: Madonna.
Super Bowl commercials: NBC has fully sold out commercial airtime during Super Bowl with the cost for a 30-second spot an estimated $3.5 million. Newbie advertisers include Acura and Lexus; real estate firm Century 21, H&M retailer (David Beckham apparel), and 2nd Story Software. John Stamos will be selling Dannon Oikos Greek Yogurt alongside veteran advertisers like Volkswagon, Coke and Doritos.
Est. Audience: 90-100 million TV viewers

The contest will be a rematch of the 2008 Super Bowl, which featured the Giants edging the Patriots 17-14. Fans will be looking for a great champonship game and the Pats will be looking for redemption.

Who are you rooting for?

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