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Showtime Is Releasing a Documentary About The Weeknd's Super Bowl Halftime Performance

The Weeknd performance at the 2021 Super Bowl is the subject of a new documentary!

Showtime has announced that it will release THE SHOW, a 90-minute behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Super Bowl Halftime Show. While no release date has been set, the documentary is expected to air later this year.

Pepsi’s VP of Marketing Todd Kaplan said in a statement, “With our new documentary coming to Showtime, we are taking fans on the emotional and thrilling journey of what it takes to make the biggest show of the year – with the added complexity of doing so amidst a global pandemic. With Jesse Collins and a number of super-talented creatives at the helm, THE SHOW chronicles all the drama and hard work that goes into successfully pulling off a show of this magnitude.”

The film is directed by award-winning filmmaker Nadia Hallgren, who is known for her work on the Emmy-nominated documentary Becoming about Michelle Obama.

Click here to see The Weeknd‘s reaction to his Super Bowl performance!

The Weeknd's Real Name Is Trending After His Super Bowl Performance

The Weeknd just performed during the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show, but his stage name “The Weeknd” is not the current trend on social media.

The 30-year-old singer’s real name is what people are using in their tweets right now to talk about his performance!

Abel Tesfaye is the singer’s birth name and this is currently the number two trend on Twitter, right behind #SuperBowl.

The Weeknd real name trend

You can watch the full video of The Weeknd‘s halftime show performance right here and we also compiled tweets from lots of celebrities who commented on the big show.

Have you ever wondered why The Weeknd spells his stage name without the last “e” in the name? We found a quote he gave back in 2013 to explain why he did this.

Click inside to read what people are saying about the performance… More Here! »

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Celebs React to The Weeknd's Super Bowl 2021 Halftime Show!

The Weeknd has just finished rocking the stage at the 2021 Super Bowl!

The 30-year-old entertainer performed as the headliner during The Halftime Show at the big game on Sunday (February 7) at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay, Florida.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of The Weeknd

After his performance, celebs took to Twitter to react to The Weeknd‘s show.

“DAAAAAAAAAAAAMN @theweeknd !!! loooooved the entire field being THE STAGE !” Keith Urban tweeted.

While Keith may have loved the show, not everyone was sold on The Weeknd‘s performance.

“Ok, throwing a flag at the halftime show is a little much…” Bradley Whitford tweeted.

You can watch The Weeknd‘s Super Bowl Halftime Show here!

Check out more tweets about The Weeknd’s Halftime Show inside!More Here! »

The Weeknd's Super Bowl 2021 Halftime Show Video - Watch Here!

The Weeknd just rocked the stage during the 2021 Super Bowl Halftime Show and you can watch the full performance video right here!

The 30-year-old singer gave us a huge spectacle with his performance on Sunday (February 7) at the Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla.

The Weeknd performed from several stages and he had a huge choir kick off the show with him while singing “Starboy.” He then segued into his hit song “The Hills.”

While singing “Can’t Feel My Face,” The Weeknd was seen walking through a hall-way of mirrors with dancers in bandages, just like he used to wear for some of his previous performances.

The Weeknd then went back on his incredible stage to perform “I Feel It Coming,” “Save Your Tears,” and “Earned It.”

The action then took to the field, where tons of dancers wearing the same red suit jacket, black pants, and face bandages were performing a march. The Weeknd then showed up on the field to perform his song “Blinding Lights.”

Wondering what was live and what was pre-recorded? Check out our previous post that explained it!

Click inside to watch the individual song videos…. More Here! »

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The Weeknd Confirms No Surprise Guests for Super Bowl Halftime Show

The Weeknd is sharing some key details about his upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show.

The 30-year-old After Hours singer just revealed that there will be no surprise guests during his performance, which is expected to be the longest halftime show of all time.

“I’ve been reading a lot of rumors,” The Weeknd said while chatting with NFL Network. “There wasn’t any room to fit it in the narrative and the story I was telling in the performance. So there’s no special guests, no.”

People have been guessing that stars like Ariana Grande, Doja Cat, or Kenny G might be popping up during the halftime show, but it seems none of them will appear.

During a press conference on Thursday (February 4), The Weeknd revealed lots of details about what fans can expect from his halftime show.

Check out our predictions for the set list during the halftime show!