The outage, blamed on an unspecified 'abnormality' in the Superdome stadium's power system, was an embarrassment for New Orleans, which was hosting its first Super Bowl since 2002 and was eager to show off how it has been rebuilt since Hurricane Katrina.
The Super Bowl power outage was caused by a piece of equipment sensing an 'abnormality,' according to Entergy New Orleans, which supplies power to the Superdome. The Super Bowl power outage occurred shortly after Beyonce put on a halftime show that featured extravagant lighting and video effects.
Super Bowl XLVII week's strangest story involved Ray Lewis and something called 'Deer Antler Spray.' It sounds silly, but the incident could hint at serious future questions for the NFL following Super Bowl XLVII.
Super Bowl XLVII will be watched by more people than ever before, and they're buying millions of televisions and preparing lots of food to mark the occasion. Here's a look at the mind-boggling stats for Super Bowl XLVII's TV audience.