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Super Bowl Ads: Who is the Champion?

Get a sneak peek at this year's commercials.

The Super Bowl will take place Sunday, Feb. 2. Patch file photo
The Super Bowl will take place Sunday, Feb. 2. Patch file photo

By Jane Lemons

For many Super Bowl viewers, the real competition happens off the field — between the plays, when it's time for the TV ads.

Every year, advertisers spend millions to get your attention with cute kids, big celebrities and lots of animals. So, which have you liked the most over the years:

If you want to get a jumps on what you'll see during the game Sunday, Feb. 2, there are ads for the ads. Many of the companies that will air commercials during the big game have already released teasers to get you interested. See some of the them here and here.

Advertisers spend a lot of money on these spots. Thirty-second television ads during this year's Super Bowl are being sold for an average of $4 million, with some going for as much as $4.5 million.

Super Bowl XLVIII — between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos — will be broadcast on FOX from MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.

Share your thoughts about Super Bowl ads with other Patch readers — which ones have been your favorites in previous years and which ones are you looking forward to seeing this year?

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