The Super Bowl’s TV Ratings Were INSANE — But How Do They Measure Up To Previous Years?

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Work that runway, y’all — you earned it!!!

In a surprise to absolutely no one, the Super Bowl was a huge success on Sunday for everybody but the Carolina Panthers!

The Denver Broncos may have won big, of course, but everyone involved with the halftime show walked away pretty pumped as well.

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And now it looks like CBS may have been the biggest winner of all!

In fact, based on TV ratings logged by Nielsen, this year’s Super Bowl was the third most-watched television program… EVER!

With an average of 111.9 million viewers throughout the game, this year’s contest out-paced everything that’s ever been on TV except, interestingly enough, the previous two Super Bowls!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, here’s how this year’s game stacks up to the last several:

2016: 49.0 rating, 111.9 million viewers
2015: 49.7 rating, 114.4 million viewers
2014: 46.4 rating, 112.2 million viewers
2013: 48.1 rating, 108.4 million viewers
2012: 47.8 rating, 111.3 million viewers
2011: 47.9 rating, 111.0 million viewers

Not bad… Not bad at all!

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Then again, Cam Newton and Peyton Manning and Coldplay and Beyonc├â┬⌐ and Bruno Mars all in one setting probably made it easy to reel ’em in…

Anyways, did U watch?? Where you one of the 111.9 million viewers?!

Feb 8, 2016 4:31pm PDT

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