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Super Bowl LVI

Super Bowl Set Designer Reveals Sketches, Inspiration Behind Historic Halftime Show

Es Devlin is an artist and designer, talents that can be distributed across many disciplines, and her website lists dozens of credits that show how far she has stretched. Known for large-scale performative sculptures and set pieces, Devlin has worked with superstars like Beyoncé, Adele, Kanye West and The Weeknd on arena tours, collaborated with […]

Zach Braff and Donald Faison on Their ‘Scrubs’ Reunion for T-Mobile’s Super Bowl Ad

When T-Mobile approached Zach Braff and Donald Faison to play next-door neighbors in a musical spoof on West Side Story for the telecom giant’s Super Bowl ad touting new 5G home internet, there wasn’t a lot of begging involved. “I really wish we lived next door to each other and we could sit on our […]

Super Bowl Choreographer Breaks Down Historic Halftime Show: “A Block of Compton Inside of SoFi Stadium”

Fatima Robinson — famous for her choreography for the likes of Michael Jackson, Prince, Aaliyah, Rihanna, Britney Spears and the Oscars —  was the mind behind the moves for Sunday’s Super Bowl LVI halftime show, starring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar. Her second Super Bowl, after having also choreographed […]

TV Ratings: Super Bowl Rebounds, Tops 100M Viewers

Super Bowl LVI delivered the game’s usual massive audience for NBC Sunday — and rebounded from multiyear lows last year. The broadcast averaged 99.18 million viewers on NBC and an additional 1.91 million on Telemundo for an over-the-air tally of 101.09 million viewers. Streaming and digital platforms, including Peacock, NBC Sports, and NFL and team […]

Hollywood Sign to Transform Into “Rams House” Installation Following Super Bowl Win

Following the Los Angeles Rams’ Super Bowl win on Sunday night, a team celebration will temporarily take over a historic part of the city: the Hollywood Sign. A temporary installation reading “Rams House” will be displayed over the iconic sign starting Monday, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced following the game. In a partnership of the city, […]

Super Bowl LVI: Rams Safety Taylor Rapp Gets Engaged on Field After Victory

Moments after securing a Super Bowl ring with a victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, Los Angeles Rams safety Taylor Rapp celebrated by putting a ring around the finger of longtime girlfriend Dani Johnson. Decked out in a fresh Super Bowl LVI Champions T-shirt and black hat, Rapp embraced Johnson on the confetti-covered field as a […]

Critic’s Notebook: Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and Eminem Lead Thrilling, Nostalgic Super Bowl Halftime

Kendrick Lamar and Mary J. Blige brought high-flying talent to Super Bowl LVI, while 50 Cent dangled upside down uncomfortably in the first hip-hop centric halftime show in Big Game history.

Los Angeles Rams Win Super Bowl LVI

The Los Angeles Rams emerged as the winner of Super Bowl LVI on Sunday night. The team beat the Cincinnati Bengals to take home the Vince Lombardi Trophy by a score of 23-20. The Rams had been favored to beat the Bengals in the game. The game was played at Stan Kroenke’s multibillion-dollar SoFi Stadium […]

Super Bowl LVI: Why Larry David “Loved” Playing Time-Traveling Skeptic in Ad Debut for Crypto Platform FTX

Larry David has never been a commercial pitchman — until today. David debuted in a big way right before halftime of the Super Bowl on NBC as part of a campaign with cryptocurrency platform FTX in a spot titled “Don’t Miss Out.” In it, he plays a version of himself (well-known to fans of Curb […]

Super Bowl Preshow: Jhene Aiko Performs “America the Beautiful,” Mary Mary Sing “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Before Mickey Guyton performed the national anthem at Super Bowl LVI on Sunday, a few other performers took the stage at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Jhené Aiko delivered a performance of “America the Beautiful” from the field. Aiko, dressed in a sequined gown, was accompanied by a harpist, and her performance was intercut with […]

Super Bowl: President Biden Criticizes NFL’s Lack of Black Coaches During Lester Holt Interview

During his conversation with NBC News’ Lester Holt that aired in the lead-up to the Super Bowl, President Joe Biden called upon the NFL to live up to its previously stated intention to hire more Black individuals in positions of power. Holt briefly interviewed Biden in a segment that aired prior to the game between […]

Why NBC Is Breaking from Post-Super Bowl Tradition in 2022

Sometime after its first decade deciding the NFL championship — and drawing increasingly large TV audiences — the Super Bowl became network TV’s ultimate lead-in. The game, which most of its life has been the single most watched program of the year, has helped launch a few long-running series and provided outsized spotlights for shows that […]