Super Bowl 49 Sets TV Viewership Record
Sunday's thrilling Super Bowl game was the most watched program in U.S. television history.
The NBC telecast of the New England Patriots' last minute victory over the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl 49 in Glendale, Arizona, averaged an estimated 114.4 million viewers.
The audience for Super Bowl 49 peaked between 9:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. Eastern time, when 120 million people watched the Patriots' game winning drive in the fourth quarter.
Katy Perry's halftime performance also set a record by drawing 118 million viewers. It's the biggest audience for a Super Bowl halftime show dating back to 1991.