US fans will watch Super Bowl 56 play out nationwide on February 13 beginning at 6 pm ET on NBC television with kickoff time set for 6:30 pm ET. (That's 5:30 pm Central, 4:30 pm Mountain, and 3:30 pm Pacific time.)
Up north, CTV traditionally covers the game for Canada while American football fans in Australia can tune in Down Under during live coverage on ESPN and One HD.
Across the pond, (and five hours ahead of US East Coast time) the live game is seen during the wee hours on BBC and Sky Sports in the UK.
Super Bowl halftime show
Once the two top teams are ready to play, and advertisers have their Super Bowl commercials ready to air, all that's needed is a superstar for the halftime show.
In the past, performers have had to be flashy to fill the 15 minutes allotted.The Weeknd stormed the stage last year, while the hot double of J-Lo and Shakira filled the bill in 2020.
Rap and hip hop fans rejoice as a stellar lineup take to the stage at the 2022 Super Bowl
halftime show starring Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Kenrick Lamar, Dr. Dre and Mary J. Blige.
So who will take it this year?
Already announced in September 2021 is the long-awaited all-rap version of the Super Bowl Halftime Show and -- get this -- featuring Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Eminem, Mary J Blige & Kendrick Lamar for a Super Bowl halftime show for the ages.
Meanwhile, this year's OTHER big Super Bowl Sunday entertainment for kids of ALL ages -- the 2022 Puppy Bowl -- will be televised the same afternoon on Animal Planet on the Discovery Channel at 2PM ET.