Seven out of the last eight Super Bowls have set viewership records (Super Bowl TV ratings 1967-2015)

January 31, 2016

Only one more Sunday of NFL left, will it be the biggest Sunday ever in terms of viewership? That can’t be ruled out since going back to 2008 when the Giants ended the Patriots’ run at a perfect season, seven of the last eight Super Bowls have set viewership records. While for most events the teams involved and closeness of game typically matter a lot, it seems the Super Bowl is immune…

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Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl shatters Nielsen viewership record with 114.4 million viewers

February 2, 2015

Super Bowl XLIX was a thriller. In the aftermath, and on the heels of record-setting overnight ratings, nobody can be surprised it also smashed the viewership record, averaging with 114.4 million viewers. That easily surpassed the previous record of 112.91 million for last year’s Seahawks-Broncos matchup. The 47.5 household rating wasn’t a record, but was the best rating in 30 years and 4th best overall for the Super Bowl. The…

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Patriots-Seahawks Thriller Posts 49.7/72

February 2, 2015

We posted the overnight ratings for the Super Bowl a few hours ago (and if you want to see more historical overnight ratings, you should check it out). But NBC has now issued a release with many more details on last night’s game including some local market info. via NBC Sports: HIGHEST SUPER BOWL OVERNIGHT RATING EVER! PATRIOTS-SEAHAWKS SUPER BOWL XLIX THRILLER POSTS 49.7/72 Super Bowl XLIX Overnight Up 4%…

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