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Super Bowl XLVII third-most-watched program in history

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Mon, Feb 4th 2013 03:35 pm
CBS Sports lead play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz presents the Lombardi Trophy to the Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh following the team's win in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday, Feb. 3, on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.)
CBS Sports lead play-by-play announcer Jim Nantz presents the Lombardi Trophy to the Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh following the team's win in Super Bowl XLVII Sunday, Feb. 3, on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Jeffrey R. Staab/CBS ©2013 CBS Broadcasting, Inc. All Rights Reserved.)

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 p.m. 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 (Chicago-New England, Jan. 26, 1986; 48.3/70).

Sunday 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 p.m.

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