In 2015, the Super Bowl kicked off at 6:30 p.m EST. The game paused at 8 p.m. for a halftime show and then resumed at 8:30 p.m. Most Super Bowl games end between 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. EST.
In 2015, the Super Bowl pre-game show began at noon EST and lasted until 4 p.m. During the pre-game show, there were performances by artists including Katy Perry and interviews with NFL players. At 4 p.m. EST, reporter Savannah Guthrie interviewed President Obama . At 6 p.m. EST, Idina Menzel sang the national anthem followed by the coin toss, and the game started at 6:30 p.m. EST.