In a press release, CBS claims that 108.41 million Americans tuned in for last night's Super Bowl:
CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL XLVII IS THIRD-MOST-WATCHED PROGRAM IN TELEVISION HISTORY
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 million).
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.