Superbowl LIV is arguably one of the biggest sporting events in the world, if not for the intensity of the game itself, then surely for the glitz, glam and multimillion-dollar spectacle of the Halftime show.
The controversy of the National Football League’s (NFL) treatment of Colin Kapernick is definitely a thing of the past.
NFL takes over Miami, US
Before Jay-Z and Rocnation got involved with consulting on the music aspect of the Halftime show, a portion of black America boycotted the event.
The return of Superbowl LIV in 2020 carries a different feel. The whole of Miami has been transformed into a destination of festivities, in preparation for the outcome of the anticipated fixture between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Kansas City Chiefs.
Even our very own Tsonga queen, Sho Madjozi was tagged for a performance at a three-day BUDX Miami music pop-up event, curated by Budweiser.
Superbowl LIV: What time is the Halftime Show?
The Rocnation influence in the lineup of this year’s Halftime show was very obvious. Jennifer Lopez and Shakira will blaze the stage with electric performances.
According to USA Today, the two megastars are expected to recruit a slew of surprise guests which include the likes of Beyonce, Ja Rule, Pitbull, Wyclef Jean and even Jadakiss
The Superbowl Halftime show will air at 18:30 Eastern Time, on Sunday. In South Africa, the broadcast would be at 01:30 in the early hours of Monday morning.
How to watch the Halftime show in South Africa
Unfortunately, due to the grossly expensive business of image and sport broadcasting rights, no network was keen to reach into its pockets to virtually bring the live-action to our shores.
However, where there is a will, there is a way, and the great thing about the internet is, it thrives without boundaries. Those in South Africa who are interested in watching the Superbowl LIV event can do so by visiting 123TV Now.
What is 123TV Now?
This free streaming service allows users to tune into American television without no fuss. Aside from an ad or two, there really is not much red tape around gaining access to US networks like MSNBC, ESPN and NBC.
The Superbowl LIV will air on Fox, a channel available on 123TV Now.
If you will skip out on a good night’s rest to catch the US football action, may the force be with you on what should be a very blue Monday.