2012 Ads [VIDEO]
The 2012 Super Bowl was a great success, not only for the teams playing, but also for all of the companies who paid millions of dollars to run commercials during the game. This year’s Super Bowl ads reflected a variety of themes and topics, ranging from humorous to serious and everything in between. Not only did these ads entertain viewers during the game, but they also achieved their respective brands’ objectives in terms of engaging viewers and gaining mass exposure. This mass exposure further increases viewership on sites like SuperBowl-Ads.com or YouTube where these ads can be seen again and again by anyone in the world who has access to the internet.
Doritos’ “Crash the Super Bowl” campaign featured fan-created commercials that aired during the game, and one ad “Man’s Best Friend,” ranked No. 1 in USA TODAY’s annual Super Bowl Ad Meter.
There were plenty of creative ad spots that viewers could enjoy. Other popular commercials included Chevy’s End of the world vision in “2012”, and mistaken graduation gift in “Happy Grad.”
Coca- Cola entertained us with some animated polar bears starring in commercials that reflected what was happening during the game.
Audi’s “Vampire Party” commercial featured an undead party that ends with a bang, and established their brand as one that is daring and edgy.
The Top 10 from 2012 were:
- M&M’s – Just My Shell
- Bud Light – Rescue Dog
- Kia Optima – Drive the Dream
- Doritos – Sling Baby
- Chevrolet – 2012
- Doritos – Man’s Best Friend
- Honda – Matthew’s Day Off
- Audi – Vampire Party
- Coca-Cola – Catch
- NFL – Timeline
Overall, this year’s Super Bowl Ads were some of the most creative and entertaining yet seen in recent memory. Not only did these ads entertain viewers during the game itself but also provided much needed exposure for all brands involved in order to further engage audiences around their respective products or services. For those looking to relive this year’s advertising experience from home or on-the-go, websites like SuperBowl-Ads.com are great places to view all your favorite ads again in one convenient place!
Here’s our playlist of the commercials from Super Bowl XLVI (2012)
You can also find this and other playlists of the best in Super Bowl ads on our YouTube channel.