How long does a televised football game last?

Answer Football games typically are scheduled on television to last three hours; however, they often run much longer, sometimes as long as four hours. Playoff games and the Super Bowl, with their increase... Read More »

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When a football game is televised, does the game pause for commercials?

During televised football games, TV timeouts halt play while commercials are aired. The number of TV timeouts varies depending on the agreement between the television network and the league or athl... Read More »

How long does a pro football game last?

A pro football game in the United States is composed of four quarters, each 15 minutes long. Between the first and second quarters as well as between the third and fourth quarters, a two-minute bre... Read More »

How long does a football game last on TV?

The average NFL game lasts three hours on television due to commercial breaks, timeouts and a 12-minute halftime after the second quarter. Actual football play time is 60 minutes and divided into f... Read More »

How long does an NFL football game last?

An NFL football game has one hour of playing time. The game is broken up into four 15-minute quarters. After two quarters have been played, a 12-minute halftime break occurs before the remaining tw... Read More »