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Watching the 2022 Super Bowl without commercials – ad-free NFL action on game day

Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford winds up for a pass
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Watching the 2022 Super Bowl without commercials is easy enough to do, and we can help now that game day is finally here. You'll find a complete guide to going ad-free below, so you can enjoy Bengals vs Rams on Super Bowl Sunday without being interrupted by Arnold Schwarzenegger dressed as Zeus or Lindsay Lohan preaching about wellness. Here's all you need to know for watching the 2022 Super Bowl without commercials.

Super Bowl without commericals

Date: Sunday, 13th February 2022 

Time: 6.30pm ET / 11.30pm GMT / 9.30am AEST 

Ad-free live stream: BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab)

Watch anywhere: Try ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) risk-free today

NFL fans in the UK can watch the Super Bowl without commercials live on BBC iPlayer. The coverage includes English language commentary and is totally free to licence payers.

BBC iPlayer is not available in Canada, the US and many other parts of the world so you'll need to access it with a VPN if you're a UK citizen abroad. A VPN is a simple bit of software that lets you access streaming services without being blocked.

Follow the step-by-step guide below for watching the 2022 Super Bowl without commercials. It's easy – and in some cases, free!

Super Bowl without commercials

BBC iPlayer

(Image credit: BBC)

The BBC is an ad-free zone in the UK, meaning it's the best place for watching the Super Bowl without commercials in 2022. Super Bowl LVI will be free-to-air on BBC One and BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab)

The ad-free BBC stream includes every second of the Big Game, plus Snoop Dogg's halftime show, so you won't miss a thing... apart from the pesky ads!

Overseas? You'll need to use a VPN (opens in new tab) to watch the Super Bowl without commercials. Here's our step-by-step guide...

Watch the Super Bowl without commercials using a VPN

The ad-free BBC live stream is only accessible in the UK (to licence fee payers). If you're outside the UK this Sunday, you'll need to use a VPN (opens in new tab) to access BBC iPlayer without being blocked.

Why not try ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) for size? It's a safe and well-respected VPN that offers a risk-free 30-day money-back guarantee.

There's nothing to lose and it's a great way for those stuck outside the UK to enjoy Bengals vs Rams without any commercials!

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ExpressVPN offers a 30-day money back guarantee with its VPN service. You can use it to watch on your mobile, tablet, laptop, TV, games console and more. There's 24/7 customer support and three months free when you sign-up. Try it – you'll be surprised how simple it is.

How to use a VPN

Using a VPN is incredibly simple.

1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN (opens in new tab) is the one we recommend.

2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For an ad-free Super Bowl live stream, you may wish to choose 'UK' to access BBC iPlayer.

3. Then head over to BBC iPlayer (opens in new tab) on your browser or device and enjoy the Super Bowl without commercials.

If, for whatever reason, you can't get it working, do remember that you have the comfort of a 30-day money back guarantee with ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). You could also try NordVPN (opens in new tab), which also comes with a 30-day money back guarantee, and Surfshark (opens in new tab) which offers 24 hour assistance.

Best Super Bowl commercials 2022 

Super Bowl 2022

(Image credit: Channel 7 / NFL)

Worried you'll miss out on the odd funny commercial? Most of the best Super Bowl commercials have already been leaked, so you can watch them at your leisure. We've listed this year's best ad spots below, featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Seth Rogan, Demi Moore and Mila Kunis, Pete Davidson, Lindsay Lohan and William Shatner.

Would you really be missing anything? We'll let you decide... 


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