The Super Bowl is one of the largest single day sports events in the world drawing an enormous television audience every year. The 2015 Super Bowl had the largest TV-audience of 114.4 million viewers. Numbers like that help the Super Bowl generate a lot of advertising revenue. The average cost of a 30-second commercial during last year’s Super Bowl broadcast was $5.25MM. The Pittsburgh Steelers and the New England Patriots have each won the Super Bowl six times making them the most successful Super Bowl teams. In last year’s game the Patriots beat the Rams 13-3. Players on the losing team received $62K. Patriots players received $124K for winning the game…or “walking around money” for Tom Brady.
Not So Important Super Bowl Facts
- The Super Bowl Number Decides the Home and Away Teams
Super Bowl LIV or 54 is an even number which means the AFC team will be the home team. Next year it’s the NFC’s turn.
- Super Bowl Halftime is 30 Minutes
The normal NFL game halftime is 12 minutes. The Super Bowl is longer because of the entertainment which means more time to run those expensive commercials too.
- The Heartburn Meter
An estimated 1 billion chicken wings will be consumed along with 325.5 million gallons of beer during this year’s Super Bowl Festivities undoubtedly corrupting many New Year resolutions.