News

 

Super Bowl XLVIII is Most Watched in US History

2nd most watched game in Canada

Fox's Super Bowl telecast of the Seahawks' victory of the Broncos is the most-watched television event in U.S. history, drawing 111.5 million viewers on Sunday night.

The Nielsen company said Monday the telecast broke a viewership record set by the Super Bowl two years ago between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. It's the fourth time in five years that a Super Bowl game has set a viewership record. Last year's game, with 108.6 million viewers, was the exception.   Fox said an estimated 2.3 million people watched its online stream of the game, peaking at the end of the third quarter.

In Canada, the game was the second-highest rated Superbowl, with an average of 8 million viewers watching on CTV.

In fact, 18 million unique viewers tuned in at some point at or another during the lopsided win.

Leave a comment:

showing all comments · Subscribe to comments
  1. doodah posted on 02/03/2014 11:50 PM
    Wow, most watched ever....must be that all red necks got a good deal on Tv's this past Christmas!
  2. john posted on 02/04/2014 01:02 PM
    there are com fussing it with puppy bowl . that was most watched .
showing all comments

Your GTA

Sign Up For Breaking News Alerts

Becoming a member only takes 60 seconds! Members get access to exclusive information and products that non-members do not, including concert ticket presales, trips, advance notice on upcoming entertainment events, movie screening passes, music giveaways and more!

Login with Facebook

Stay connected 24/7! Receive breaking news and programming alerts right to your inbox. CLICK HERE to sign-up.

Today's Poll

As the body of Cpl Nathan Cirillo headed home, did you make your way to the Highway of Heroes?

Voting is restricted to one vote every 24 hour(s) VoteResults

Top Stories

Facebook

Twitter