Power Outage at Superbowl Puts Game on Hold

By KBJR News 1

February 3, 2013 Updated Feb 3, 2013 at 9:05 PM CDT

New Orleans, LA (NNCNOW.com) - A power outage at the Superbowl has put the game on hold.

Shortly after 7:30 p.m. Sunday, lights in the Superdome could be seen going out before CBS promptly went to a commercial break.

When CBS returned to Superbowl coverage, the announcers said that power in half the stadium was out, including power to the scoreboard.

The announcers said that the game would be put on hold until power could be restored.