What’s On Tonight: Celebrate a half-century of sport, spectacle, and soda commercials with Super Bowl 50

Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, February 7. All times are Eastern.

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Super Bowl 50, Broncos vs. Panthers (CBS, 6:30 p.m.): The only sporting event so important that it can declare Roman numerals not good enough to represent their golden anniversary. It’s time for the Super Bowl! From the NFC comes Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers, looking to cap off their remarkable 17-1 season with the franchise’s first Lombardi Trophy. And from the AFC comes Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, looking to erase the memory of their downright shameful performance in Super Bowl XLVIII. (Your What’s On Tonight correspondent isn’t expecting them to do that and is taking the Panthers to beat the spread by at least three points.) There’s also a national anthem performed by Lady Gaga, a halftime show headlined by …

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