SUPER BOWL LV DELIVERS TOTAL AUDIENCE OF 96.4 MILLION VIEWERS, INCLUDING RECORD-SETTING DIGITAL NUMBERS
Super Bowl LV is Most Live-Streamed NFL Game Ever, Averaging 5.7 Million Viewers Per Minute, Up +65% vs. Last Year’s Super Bowl
First NFL Game in History to Deliver More than One Billion Total Streaming Minutes
CBS All Access Sets New Records for Subscriber Sign-Ups, Viewers and Time Spent
CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl LV, which featured the Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ lopsided victory (31-9) over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, Feb. 7 (6:38-10:17 PM, ET), posted a Total Audience Delivery of 96.4 million viewers across all platforms, including the CBS Television Network, CBS Sports and NFL digital properties, Buccaneers and Chiefs mobile properties, Verizon Media mobile properties and ESPN Deportes television and digital properties.
Despite a 22-point margin of victory – the second-largest for a Super Bowl in the past 18 years – viewers consumed Super Bowl LV across multiple platforms, including record numbers on digital.
Kansas City led all metered markets with a 59.9 HH rating, the highest rating ever for a Super Bowl in that market, up +8% vs. the Chiefs’ victory last year. Boston tuned in to watch former Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, ranking second with a 57.6 HH rating, the second-best rating ever for a Super Bowl in that market, surpassing all but one of the Patriots’ Super Bowls (2015). Tampa was third with a 52.3 HH rating, the second-best rating for a Super Bowl in that market (2003).
The live stream was available unauthenticated on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app across devices, ESPN Deportes digital properties across devices, NFL digital properties across devices, and on mobile via Buccaneers, Chiefs, Yahoo Sports and other Verizon Media mobile properties. The game also was available to stream live via the CBS All Access subscription service and for authenticated users on CBS digital properties.
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