How ‘Fire Marshall Bill’ Saved the Super Bowl Halftime Show - NBC Chicago

    How ‘Fire Marshall Bill’ Saved the Super Bowl Halftime Show

    Nowadays the Super Bowl halftime show features some of the biggest names in pop music. But not too long ago, the halftime show was mostly marching bands and musical ensembles. In 1992, FOX encouraged viewers to turn off the Super Bowl by airing a live episode of the sketch-comedy show “In Living Color” during halftime — and big names have headlined the mid-game break ever since. (Published Monday, Jan 22, 2018) Nowadays the Super Bowl halftime show features some of the biggest names in pop music. But not too long ago, the halftime show was mostly marching... See More