Overnight ratings for Sunday’s telecast of Super Bowl on CBS earned a 50.6 average for WDJT-TV (Channel 58). That was higher than the national overnight rating of 49.
Local ratings grew throughout the course of the game peaking at 55.4 in the closing moments.
Overnight ratings are preliminary. In Sunday’s game the Denver Broncos upset the Carolina Panthers, 24 to 10. A local rating point is the equivalent of 8,822 television homes.
The national overnight rating was the second highest ever for a Super Bowl game, beating last year’s rating of 49.7 on NBC, according to MediaLife magazine.
The local rating however was slightly lower than last year’s average of 52.3 on WTMJ-TV (Channel 4) .
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