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NBC aired a blank screen instead of a Super Bowl commercial and everyone’s confused

We have no idea what happened here. For about 30 seconds halfway through the second quarter, NBC aired a completely blank screen for most people. It’s unclear whether it was supposed to be a national ad spot, or a local ad spot that wasn’t filled in most markets. One SB Nation employee based in Detroit said that there was a local ad that filled the space, but it seemed like nearly every major market saw nothing but blackness.
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