Cars & Comedy Dominate Super Bowl Advertising
NEW YORK (AP/CBSNewYork)— In the Super Bowl of advertising, Eminem was everywhere, Roseanne Barr took a big hit from a log and Joan Rivers became a GoDaddy girl.
Before halftime, it was hard to get through a commercial break during Super Bowl XLV between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers without seeing an automaker’s ad, including Volkswagen, Kia, Hyundai, General Motors.
One early hit was a Volkswagen’s ad that showed a boy in a Darth Vader costume trying to use “The Force” on objects, including the Passat.
Slapstick violence dominated PepsiCo’s Pepsi Max ads. A man got hit in the crotch with a can in one ad and a jogger got clocked on the head in another.
The commercials wooed 100 million-plus viewers at cost of $3 million per 30 seconds.
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Check out some of the ads:
Volkswagen’s The Force:
Chevy “Bumblebee” Ad:
GoDaddy .CO Girl Commercial:
Careerbuilder Parking Lot:
Doritos – Best Part:
“Love Hurts” Pepsi Max Commercial:
Bud Light Kitchen:
Brisk Eminem Ad:
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