- Debbie Lord Cox Media Group National Content Desk
Everything about it is super – the teams, the atmosphere, the price for tickets.
This Super Bowl – officially Super Bowl LI (51) – features a veteran championship team and a rising star team, a new set of viral commercials and a halftime performance by a pop icon.
As for all the other details, here’s what you need to know about this year’s game.
Super Bowl LI will be played at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.
Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017
The game is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. ET.
It is set to start at 11 a.m. ET on Fox. The coverage will include a sit-down interview with President Donald Trump. Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly will conduct the interview, and, according to Fox, it should air around 4 p.m. ET.
The game will be broadcast on Fox. To watch it online, go to Fox Sports Go.
Joe Buck, Troy Aikman, Erin Andrews and Chris Myers
New England opened as a 3-point favorite over Atlanta.
A 30-second commercial for Super Bowl LI costs $5 million, according to Variety, $166,666 per second. A 30-second ad for the first Super Bowl in 1967 cost $42,000, or $1,400 per second.
The least expensive ticket on Ticketmaster is $5,000. That ticket is for an end-zone seat – one end-zone seat. The most expensive ticket is $11,994. That’s a sideline seat.
Lady Gaga will star in the halftime show.
Fox will offer a "Be the Player" feature, Intel technology that allows viewers "to get inside the helmet of any player on the field.” Thirty-eight Ultra High Definition cameras will be placed around the perimeter of the field to allow producers to replicate a player’s perspective for the home viewing audience.
Fox will use a total of 70 cameras during the game, including 24 cameras installed in the end-zone pylons.View full experience