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Super Bowl! Super Bowl! Super Bowl!

Published on February 6, 2011 By Katie B. Roberts

… like Sunday! SUNDAY! SUNDAY!

In case you didn’t know, there’s a big show tonight, and I’m not talking about men in tights, either! ha!

I am so excited about the commercials this year. Social media is going to play a big role in the ads, and they are expected to be better than ever. They better be with a cost of around $3.9 million a pop!
Yes, I know.. that number is usually inflated and it never reflects the rate card pricing.. which goes out the window for events like this. But it sounds good, right?

I am going to be your Super Bowl Commercial 411. I’ve got the inside scoop on when commercials are airing, pre-releases and more.

You want even more?

Okay..
Tomorrow check back here over at AMA Baltimore to get my take of the best and worst of commercials, and why I think they were a hit or flopped.

Now, for the inside scoop…

Superbowl-Ads.com has released the commercial schedule. Seriously!
Take a look at what products air when, and be ready to take notes! Notice anything key about the products in slots before/after each ad spot?
Hmm..

I’ve already mentioned that social media is expected to be a big part of tonight’s ads. Here’s the skinny:
Social Media Gets Legs

Oh, and don’t forget to check in on Four Square to don your Super Bowl XLV badge!

Lots of brands have been getting pre-show buzz. Volkswagon is one of them.
Mashable has a Top 10 list of brands getting the most pre-show Twitter buzz.

Here’s a sneak peek at the VW commercial to air later today:
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R55e-uHQna0&w=640&h=390]

What brand are you most looking forward to seeing in the Super Bowl commercial dual?