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.
Since 1991, the average Super Bowl start time has been 6:30 p.m. EST. This is so that the game is played during primetime hours on the East Coast while still finishing before younger viewers need to sleep.
The history of the Super Bowl dates back to Jan. 15, 1967, when the inaugural game took place between the Green Bay Packers and the Kansas City Chiefs at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. The Packers were victorious, 35-10.
The first Super Bowl was played on Sunday, January 15, 1967, when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Kansas City Chiefs, 35-10, at Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. Green Bay led 14-10 at halftime before pulling away for the easy win. Packers quarterback Bart Starr was ...
The Super Bowl is called a bowl game because of a long tradition of calling postseason college football games bowl games, beginning with the Rose Bowl. Some sources credit former Kansas City Chiefs owner Lamar Hunt with inventing the Super Bowl name, while others argue ...
The official NFL website and SB Nation both provide information regarding the start time of the Super Bowl. Sites like SB Nation made it easy to share the game start time via social media, making the start date more noticeable.
It is impossible to know which NFL team will win the 2018 Super Bowl. However, sportsbooks create odds on which teams are most likely to win the Super Bowl. Westgate Las Vegas Super Book lists the New England Patriots as the most likely team to win the 2018 Super Bowl.