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Super Bowl Third-Most-Watched Show In Broadcast History TVWeek

This year's Super Bowl -- already dubbed the Blackout Bowl for the 34-minute delay due to a power outage -- was the third-most-watched U.S. TV show ever.

It was watched by 108.41 million viewers, only superseded by last year's Super Bowl (111.3 million viewers) and the 2011 Super Bowl (111.0 million viewers).

In addition, CBS announced that "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)."