A broadcast that airs each year as part of the runup to the Super Bowl delivered record viewership. CBS, which will televise the Super Bowl this Sunday, announced that “Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2016” delivered 11.4 million total viewers.
The network said it was the largest audience ever for the annual telecast, which debuted in 2001. Tuesday’s two-hour program was hosted by Boomer Esiason and Katharine McPhee.
CBS also said the program was Tuesday’s most-watched show and the highest-rated program of the night in adults 18-49 and adults 25-54.