We can start counting the time until Super Bowl LI, on February 5th, 2017, in days – not weeks. The teams have been decided and Super Bowl commercial season has officially begun!
Big Game ad junkies that we are, we’re anxiously looking forward to the 2017 Super Bowl commercials. While companies like Wix, Budweiser, Kia, Skittles and Snickers have announced that they bought ad time this year, there is still no final word on all the brands who will advertise in Super Bowl LI. As the brands prepare for the Big Game here is a list of…
The 7 Super Bowl 2017 Commercials We Can’t Wait to See
For the third consecutive Wix Super Bowl commercial, the website building experts are already making waves! They made history on January 17 when they became the first brand to ever release the creative for a Super Bowl ad over Facebook live. Then, they broadcast this action-packed clip starring Wonder Women (AKA Gal Gadot) and Jason Statham.
Wix announced on their blog that there is lots more in store, too, which is why this is one Super Bowl commercial that we simply can not wait to see! Oh, yeah, and did we mention that their ad will be directed by Louis Leterrier? He’s the guy who did the Transporter films, Unleashed or The Incredible Hulk.
Last year, Wix teamed up with DreamWorks animation to create a hilarious Super Bowl parody ad starring the cast of Kung Fu Panda.
By the way, Wix has also launched a Super Bowl contest and is giving away as much as $50,000. All you have to do is change your profile pic to enter, so it seems like a no-brainer, right?
Budweiser took a risk last year with their 2016 Super Bowl commercial. Leaving cute puppies in the dust, they created one ad starring Helen Mirren as a PSA against drunk driving and a second hardcore commercial designed to highlight their product and promote it as “not to be sipped” and “not for everyone.”
Will the puppies be back for the 2017 Super Bowl or are they “Lost Puppies” for good? We’ll just have to wait to find out!
Last year’s Super Bowl was markedly low on the flesh factor. Unlike during the 2015 Super Bowl when we were treated to lust-inducing ads by Carl’s Jr., Victoria’s Secret and Game of War, their 2016 Super Bowl commercial was rather PG. We’re placing our faith in Victoria’s Secret that they’ll come back for the 2017 Super Bowl in full force.
In the meantime, we still enjoy watching (and re-watching) their 2015 Super Bowl commercial:
Intel was one of the first brands to release a teaser for their 2017 Super Bowl commercial and it’s got us waiting – in baited breath – for Game Day. Why? Because it stars a very sexy Tom Brady. And he’s not in uniform, either. In fact, he’s doing some pretty mundane tasks like brushing his teeth and eating a pancake. ‘Course since he’s Brady – it’s epic. This is just the teaser, so needless to say we can’t wait to see the complete Intel Super Bowl commercial!
If sexy men in Super Bowl commercials is your kinda thing, be sure to check out our article on the Super Bowl Studs!
5. Mountain Dew
Mountain Dew managed to Kickstart something unforgettable with their quirky, hilarious Super Bowl commercial last year. (Was there an office in America where people weren’t going around saying, “PuppyMonkeyBaby” after last year’s Big Game?) Since we thought theirs was the funniest commercial of Super Bowl 50, we definitely have high hopes for the 2017 Mountain Dew Super Bowl ad.
Mercedes-Benz spent Super Bowl 50 on the sidelines, which we already take to be a good sign. Why? Because it means they have had a whole two years to come up with unforgettable creative for their 2017 Super Bowl commercial! What’s more, they have none other than the COEN BROTHERS on board to direct their spot! How could it not be amazing?
According to Mercedes, the Easy Driver ad will “pay homage to a series of legends: true to the original of the cult film from 1969, no-one else except its main actor and Mercedes-Benz fan Peter Fonda and the song “Born to be wild” by the band Steppenwolf were eligible. Directed by Oscar-winning duo Joel and Ethan Coen, the film unites the legendary actor with the new Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster.”
The last time we saw the automakers in the Super Bowl, they had entertained us with a creative new version of Aesop’s classic fable, The Tortoise and the Hare.
This year, Mercedes has picked up a 4th quarter ad spot in honor of the brand’s 50th anniversary. Using the hashtag #EasyDriver, they have released five teasers that have us curious and – if we’re honest – a little bit afraid.
Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl LI Teaser
Born to be wild meets built to be wild – featuring the Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster. Directed by The Coen Brothers. #easydriver 🏈Read more: http://mb4.me/Easy_Driver[Mercedes-AMG GT C Roadster | Combined fuel consumption 11.4 l/100km | combined CO2 emissions 259 g/km | http://benz.me/efficiency_statement]
Posted by Mercedes-Benz on Friday, January 27, 2017
Watch all the Mercedes-Benz Super Bowl ad teasers.
In their ongoing campaign centered around the tagline, “you’re not you when you’re hungry,” Snickers has called upon celebrities ranging from Betty White and Danny Trejo to Steve Buscemi and Willem Dafoe. This year, the Snickers Super Bowl LI commercial will star Adam Driver, best known for his role as Kylo Ren in Star Wars.
While the tagline will be the same, this year Snickers is going for a brand new format! They will be airing the commercial in real time, during the Super Bowl on February 5th. They have released four teasers, but we’re still not sure what will happen on Game Day. Truth is, we’ve come to expect great things from Snickers so we’ll be keeping our eyes peeled for their 2017 Super Bowl ad!
Can Snickers possibly outdo Marilyn Monroe?