Some 2017 Super Bowl Ads Tackle Topics Beyond Comedy04:26
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There are always hysterical commercials featured during the Super Bowl, but this year there are also some tackling issues like the environment, gender bias and immigration. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)
There are always hysterical commercials featured during the Super Bowl, but this year there are also some tackling issues like the environment, gender bias and immigration. (Charles Rex Arbogast/AP)

There are always hysterical commercials featured during the Super Bowl, but this year there are also some tackling issues like the environment, gender bias and immigration.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Here & Now media analyst John Carroll (@johncarroll_bu), author of the Campaign Outsider blog, about the issue-related theme of this year's Super Bowl ads.

Here are some of the ads viewers will see on Sunday:

This segment aired on February 3, 2017.

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