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SNL mocks Super Bowl blackout in cold open [VIDEO]

By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
SNL mocks Super Bowl blackout in cold open [VIDEO]
Power goes out for the San Francisco 49ers-Baltimore Ravens game during the third quarter of Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans. UPI/Kevin Dietsch | License Photo

Saturday Night Live, which never misses an opportunity to skewer the ridiculous, tackled the Super Bowl blackout in this weekend's cold opening.

Kenan Thompson, Jay Pharoah, Jason Sudeikis and Tim Robinson play the CBS announcers desperately trying to vamp through the 34 minute delay, with anagrams, idle gossip and plugs for Two Broke Girls.

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Next Super Bowl, the network might want to hire these guys, just in case.