Kickoff between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos is set for 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time, which has become the standard start time in recent years.
Coldplay is set to be performing at the halftime show, with Beyonce and Bruno Mars also scheduled to appear.
Lady Gaga is to sing the national anthem, the ninth year in a row a woman has been chosen to do the honors.
Super Bowl 50 Looks to have viewership record
Seven of the past eight Super Bowls have set new viewership records for an American television show, topped by 114.4 million last year. Last year’s game averaged a 47.5 rating, fourth-best ever and a shocking figure for the modern, fractured TV universe.
Viewership for the past five Super Bowls: XLIX (2015), 114.4 million; XLVIII (2014), 112.2 million; XLVI (2012), 111.3 million; XLV (2011), 111.0 million; XLVII (2013), 108.7 million.
Part of the fun of Super Bowls? The commercials. Here’s a sample:
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