The Super Bowl is one of the most awaited TV events in the US every year, so it is normal to feel like an alien when you are one of the few not interested in the Big Game. But don’t worry; there are indeed other options for that day.
The 53rd edition of the Super Bowl will take place on February 3, 2019, at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, and most people in the country will be attached to their TV’s to watch the National Football League’s biggest sports event.
If your entire social circle and family are all about the Super Bowl there are a number of alternative things to watch while the NFL craze is over.
AMC will be playing a rerun of the 1980s classic “The Karate Kid.” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1, will be playing on Syfy.
If your thing is cats, all you have to do is tune up to Hallmark Channel with its traditional counterpart to the Super Bowl: “Kitten Bowl VI,” followed by “Hallmark Channel’s 1st Annual Cat Bowl.”
Animal Planet will also have its own parody to the Big Game, but for puppy lovers. Two Chicago-area puppies will be the stars of the “Puppy Bowl XV.”
Care about some binge watching? BBC will feature a “Planet Earth: Blue Planet II” marathon. There will be also “The Office” and “The Simpsons” (including “The Simpsons Movie”) marathons on Comedy Central and FXX respectively.
For a test of reality TV, you can turn to Bravo and its “The Real Housewives of Atlanta” marathon.
And then there are online streaming services. One of Netflix’s most interesting options is “Russian Doll” a series starring Leslye Headland that has a comical, surreal twist. It will timely premiere on February 1.
Hulu will premiere the next episode of its horror anthology series “Into the Dark” on February 1, and the previous episodes are still going to be available.
But even if there is no way for you to escape from watching the Super Bowl on TV, it is always worth watching because of the great commercials that are usually created especially for the occasion.
Budweiser already released their powerful 2019 Super Bowl commercial, for example, and, apart from advertising their product, it comes with an important message about the need for the world to turn to renewable energy sources.
Starring “April, the Dalmatian,” the advert is titled “Wind Never Felt Better” and it is accompanied by Bob Dylan’s “Blowing In The Wind,” a reference to the company’s use of wind farms to brew their beer.