CBS SPORTS' COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL XLI SCORES AN OVERNIGHT RATING/SHARE OF 42.0/63 AS PEYTON AND COLTS REIGN SUPREME
CBS Sports' coverage of rain-soaked Super Bowl XLI featuring the INDIANAPOLIS COLTS' 29-17 win over the CHICAGO BEARS on Sunday, Feb. 4 (6:30-10:00 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 42.0/63.
The Super Bowl XLI rating/share peaked at 44.0/63 from 9:00-9:30 PM, ET. Following is a breakdown of the ratings by half-hours.
(All times ET)
6:30-7:00 - 38.2/61
7:00-7:30 - 40.8/64
7:30-8:00 - 41.9/64
8:00-8:30 - 41.8/62
8:30-9:00 - 43.2/63
9:00-9:30 - 44.0/63
9:30-10:00 - 43.9/63
CRIMINAL MINDS averaged a 15.3/26, its highest ever rating in the 55 metered markets.
From 12:00 Midnight-1:00 A.M, THE LATE LATE SHOW with CRAIG FERGUSON averaged a 3.9/11, also the highest metered market rating in the show's history.
NOTE: National ratings/share and viewership numbers will be available later today.