or


[02/08/16 - 06:16 AM]
CBS's Coverage of Super Bowl 50 Scores Second-Highest Overnight Rating in History
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.

[via press release from CBS]

CBS's COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL 50 SCORES SECOND-HIGHEST OVERNIGHT RATING IN HISTORY

Denver's Win Over Carolina Earns Overnight Rating/Share of 49.0/73 in Metered Markets

CBS Sports' coverage of Super Bowl 50 featuring the DENVER BRONCOS' 24-10 win over the CAROLINA PANTHERS on Sunday, Feb. 7 (6:45-10:15 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 49.0/73, the second-highest-rated Super Bowl in the metered markets in history (as far back as records go - 1976).

The Super Bowl 50 household rating/share peaked at 51.0/73 from 10:00-10:15 PM, ET. Following is a breakdown of the ratings by half-hours.

(All times ET)

6:45-7:00 - 44.6/70
7:00-7:30 - 47.3/73
7:30-8:00 - 48.6/73
8:00-8:30 - 49.8/74
8:30-9:00 - 49.9/73
9:00-9:30 - 49.6/72
9:30-10:00 - 49.9/71
10:00-10:15 - 51.0/73

* * * * *

Editor's Note: Nielsen fast affiliate data released at 11:00 AM, ET is not time adjusted and will not reflect CBS's actual Sunday's time adjusted fast national ratings that will be available from CBS later today.

AVERAGE OF 111.9 MILLION VIEWERS WATCH CBS'S COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL 50

Game Peaks at 115.5 Million Viewers Between 8:30-9:00 PM, ET

CBS Sports' Streaming Coverage of Super Bowl 50 Sets Online Viewership Record

The CBS Television Network's coverage of SUPER BOWL 50 featuring the DENVER BRONCOS' 24-10 win over the CAROLINA PANTHERS on Sunday, Feb 7 (6:39-10:22 PM, ET) was watched by an estimated average of 111.9 million viewers, according to Nielsen (Live + Same Day) Fast National ratings, making it the third-most-watched program in television history.

Last night's Super Bowl peaked with an average of 115.5 million viewers from 8:30-9:00 PM, ET.

Streaming coverage of SUPER BOWL 50 on CBS and NFL digital properties set viewership records in every category, with the game streamed across more platforms than ever. The live stream drew 3.96 million unique viewers across laptops, desktops, tablets, connected TV devices and mobile phones. Viewers consumed more than 402 million total minutes of coverage, watching for more than 101 minutes each on average. During the game window, viewers consumed more than 315 million minutes of coverage, with an average minute audience of 1.4 million.

CBS Interactive sold live stream ads together with broadcast for incremental value. National ads ran in the same spots on the broadcast and live stream for the first time this year.

The live stream was available on CBSSports.com on PCs and tablets, the CBS Sports app for iPad, Android and Windows 10 tablets, and the CBS Sports app for Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku players and Roku TV models, and Xbox One, along with NFL Mobile from Verizon on phones and the NFL on Xbox experience.

On social platforms, SUPER BOWL 50 is the most Tweeted event of the year so far according to Nielsen, with several elements, including advertisers, trending on social media throughout the game.





  [february 2016]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
 


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





most recent ratings | view all posts
[02/26/21 - 12:48 PM]
Hallmark Channel's "When Calls the Heart" Becomes #1 Most-Watched Scripted Series of 2021
Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, February 21.

[02/23/21 - 01:19 PM]
BET Continues Its Ratings Takeover with Close to 3 Million Total Viewers Tuning in to Tyler Perry's Slate of Engaging Originals During Last Tuesday Night's Television Event
On the heels of the ratings win, BET greenlights season three of "Tyler Perry's The Oval," slated to start production at Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta later this year.

[02/22/21 - 07:01 AM]
"Daughter from Another Mother": Connecting 23 Million Households Through Dramedy
Since launching in January, 23 million households chose to watch the series during its first 28 days.

[02/20/21 - 08:01 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Share Demo Honors
The Eye however remains the night's most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/19/21 - 08:42 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX Split Demo Honors
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" and the Alphabet's "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" lead a competitive Thursday.

[02/18/21 - 08:22 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Dramas Keep NBC on Top
The network takes home top honors in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/17/21 - 08:42 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Claim Demo Honors
The network's new lineup holds off the competition among adults 18-49.

[02/16/21 - 09:07 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelor" Claims Demo Crown for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while FOX is the most-watched network overall.

[02/15/21 - 08:28 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: "American Idol" Return Tops Demos for ABC
The Alphabet leads the night among adults 18-49 while CBS is the most-watched broadcaster overall.

[02/14/21 - 09:09 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Demos; CBS Leads Total Viewers
"NBA Saturday Primetime on ABC" wins the night among adults 18-49.

[02/13/21 - 09:36 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Leads Demo Race with "Shark Tank"
CBS and its mainstay "Blue Bloods" however remain the most-watched overall on the night.

[02/12/21 - 08:15 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS & FOX All Share Demo Crown
The Eye's "Young Sheldon" tops the night in adults 18-49.

[02/11/21 - 08:29 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: "Chicago" Trio Keeps NBC on Top
The network easily wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[02/10/21 - 08:33 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Charts in Both Viewers, Demos
A new "NCIS" helps the Eye pull in front among said categories.

[02/09/21 - 05:10 PM]
"Puppy Bowl XVII" Takes the Gridiron to Deliver Double-Digit Year Over Year Ratings Gains
Animal Planet spins the numbers for Sunday, February 7.