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Super Bowl Goes Dark on NBC During Commercial Break

Super Bowl Goes Dark on NBC During Commercial Break

The Super Bowl can be watched on desktop or laptop computers via the BBC website or on mobile devices with their app. The New England Patriots are taking on the Philadelphia Eagles today at 3:30 pm PT / 6:30 pm ET on NBC.

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Many joked it was the "best ad of the Super Bowl". (EPA/JUSTIN LANE)Who will be playing at Super Bowl LII?

The blackout reminded New York Times writer Sopan Deb of a scene from 1998's "Star Trek: Insurrection". We've got you covered there too. Or you can stream the Super Bowl through your computer or phone.




When one of the most-watched events in TV goes dark for almost 30 seconds, people notice. You may recall seeing some other ads during the big game this year, but they were likely regional buys, which won't have aired in all markets.

The Patriots will be entering the event as the clear favourites after winning last year's Super Bowl against Atlanta Falcons.

If football isn't your game and you're more of a dog person, Animal Planet will be airing Puppy Bowl 14 at 3PM Eastern following the Kitten Bowl at 1PM Eastern on the Hallmark Channel.


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