Panthers-Broncos Super Bowl 50 draws 111.9 million viewers, 3rd most-watched ever

February 8, 2016

The Denver Broncos’ victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50 averaged 111.9 million viewers on CBS. Super Bowl TV ratings 1967-2016: Super Bowl Date Network Household rating Avg. no. of homes (000s) Avg. no. of persons 2+ (000s) Teams (winners in capitals) 50 Feb. 7, 2016 CBS 46.6 ? 111,864 Carolina vs. DENVER XLIX Feb. 1, 2015 NBC 47.5 ? 114,442 NEW ENGLAND vs. Seattle XLVIII Feb. 2,…

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Panthers-Broncos Super Bowl 50 draws 49.0 overnight rating, down slightly from last year’s record

February 8, 2016

Last night’s Super Bowl with the Denver Broncos winning over the Carolina Panthers¬†earned a 49.0/73¬†overnight household rating/share in Nielsen’s largest 56 markets., That’s down 1% versus last year’s 49.7 for New England-Seattle which set the record for overnight household rating, but was good enough for second-best overnight rating ever. Per CBS the game peaked with a 51.0/73 from 10:00-10:15p ET. It’s risky to make predictions about what the final national…

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