NFL says Tremendous Bowl watched by 113 million viewers


LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Sunday’s Tremendous Bowl attracted a median of 113 million viewers throughout conventional tv and digital platforms, the Nationwide Soccer League stated on Monday, citing preliminary knowledge.

The NFL stated that determine represented a six-year excessive for its championship recreation, which this 12 months was broadcast on the Fox TV community and streamed on Fox digital properties and NFL+.

The figures have been based mostly on early rankings knowledge from Nielsen and Adobe Analytics. A ultimate viewers tally shall be launched by Nielsen on Tuesday, the NFL stated. Final 12 months, Nielsen reported a median viewers of 101 million folks for the competition.

The Tremendous Bowl ranks because the most-watched occasion on U.S. tv yearly, although viewership has been dwindling because it peaked in 2015.

This 12 months’s matchup featured injured quarterback Patrick Mahomes main the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs to a come-from-behind 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Viewership elevated through the halftime present starring pop and R&B famous person Rihanna, averaging 118 million folks on TV and digital platforms, the NFL stated.

(Reporting by Lisa Richwine and Daybreak Chmielewski in Los Angeles;Modifying by Matthew Lewis and Rosalba O’Brien)

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