(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by CBS Sports and received via electronic mail. The
release was confirmed by the sender.)
February 4, 2013
CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL XLVII IS THIRD MOST-WATCHED
PROGRAM IN TELEVISION HISTORY AND SECOND-HIGHEST RATED SUPER
BOWL IN 27 YEARS
Average of 108.41 Million Watch Baltimore Win Super Bowl XLVII
Network Garners Fast National Household Rating/Share of 46.3/69
The CBS Television Network’s coverage of Super Bowl XLVII
featuring the BALTIMORE RAVENS’ 34-31 win over the SAN FRANCISCO
49ers’ on Sunday, Feb 3 (6:32-8:41 and 9:11-10:47 PM, ET) was
watched by a Nielsen estimated average of 108.41 million
viewers, making it the third most-watched program in television
history (Super Bowl XLVI - 111.3 million; Super Bowl XLV - 111.0
CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XLVII earned an average fast
national household rating/share of 46.3/69 (47.0/71; N.Y.
Giants-New England; Super Bowl XLVI), making it the second
highest-rated Super Bowl in 27 years (1/26/86; 48.3/70; Chicago-New England).
Last night’s Super Bowl HH rating/share peaked at a 50.7/73 with
an average of 113.92 million viewers from 10:30-10:47 PM, ET.
CBS Sports Contacts: In New Orleans - 504/717-2387
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