Budweiser's Brotherhood Ad Tops USA Today Super Bowl Ad Meter
Anheuser-Busch took the top spot in the 25th annual USA TODAY Super Bowl Ad Meter for its Baby Clydesdale ad. Panelists gave the ad a score of 7.76 (on a scale of 0 to 10).
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Ad Meter, USA TODAY expanded the vote to thousands via a password-protected site. More than 7,600 panelists voted on the more than 50 ads that ran during the game.
The top five ads and final ratings are:
Anheuser-Busch - Budweiser Brotherhood - 7.76
Tide - Miracle Stain - 7.75
Ram - Farmer - 7.43
Frito-Lay Doritos - Fashionista Daddy - 7.27
Jeep - Whole Again - 7.20
USA TODAY created the Super Bowl Ad Meter in 1989 to gauge consumers' opinions about TV's most expensive commercials. Ad Meter results have long been the industry-leading tool used to measure public opinion surrounding Super Bowl ads.