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YouTube to host own Halftime Show for first time during Super Bowl

YouTube will have their own Halftime Show during the Super Bowl on its AdBlitz channel.

The video Web site made the announcement last Friday. The show will feature more than 20 creators from YouTube such as EpicMealTime and Freddie Wong.

From YouTube:

Here’s the full rundown of what you’ll find on this year’s AdBlitz channel:

Teasers: Super Bowl ads were watched more than 160M times on YouTube before last year’s game even began. Commercials that were released on YouTube before they aired during the game drove approximately 2.5X more views on average than commercials that were released on game day. Once again, YouTube will host a teaser gallery where people can watch advertiser submitted pregame ads all in one place.

Game Day Commercials: You’ll also find all the advertiser-submitted game-day commercials on our YouTube AdBlitz channel uploaded as soon as the ad is aired on TV.

YouTube Halftime Show: For the first time, YouTube will host a Halftime Show produced in collaboration with Collective Digital Studio that will be live streamed on the AdBlitz Channel. Filmed at the YouTube Space in L.A., the show will feature more than 20 YouTube creators and musicians with over 60M combined subscribers including Harley Morenstein from EpicMealTime, Freddie Wong, Rhett and Link, Toby Turner and more.

Postgame Gallery: This year, we’re introducing a postgame content gallery where advertisers can continue the conversation with their audience by providing follow-on or behind-the-scenes footage of their Super Bowl spot.

Postgame Voting: Don’t forget to have your say on your favorite Super Bowl ad. After the game ends, visit the AdBlitz channel to vote for and share your favorite Super Bowl commercials. You’ll have until 11:59 p.m. ET on February 9 to cast your vote.

YouTube to host own Halftime Show for first time during Super Bowl

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