Super Bowl 50 Earns Second-Highest Overnight Rating Ever

CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl 50 featuring the Denver Broncos’ 24-10 win over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Feb. 7  (6:45-10:15 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 49.0/73, the second highest-rated Super Bowl in the metered markets in history (as far back as records go – 1976). The Super Bowl 50 household rating/share peaked at 51.0/73 from 10:00-10:15 PM, ET.  Following is a breakdown of the ratings by half-hours:

Super-Bowl-50-CBS6:45-7:00   –    44.6/70

7:00-7:30   –    47.3/73

7:30-8:00   —   48.6/73

8:00-8:30   –    49.8/74

8:30-9:00   –    49.9/73

9:00-9:30   —   49.6/72

9:30-10:00 – 49.9/71

10:00 – 10:15 – 51.0/73

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