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Super Bowl Viewership Falls To Lowest Since 2008 In Historically Low Scoring Game Update
Deadline Hollywood ^ | February 4, 2019 2:14pm | Dominic Patten

Posted on 02/04/2019 4:53:40 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum

The CBS broadcast game out of Atlanta was seen by a total audience of 100.7 million, according to CBS Sports.

That number comes from when you add up everyone who watched on CBS the network, CBS Interactive, NFL digital properties, Verizon Media mobile properties, ESPN Deportes television and other digital properties. Besides being a very unique bundling spin on Super Bowl numbers that previous broadcasters haven’t shamelessly taken, that’s the first time the NFL’s big game on a network as fallen beneath 100 million viewers since 2009 when the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals 27-23 in Super Bowl XLIII.

With no mention of how the tepid Maroon 5 led halftime show did, CBS are keeping the actual number of eyeballs that saw the game on the network alone close to the chest. However, I hear that it is very close on the low side to the 98.7 million of 2009’s Super Bowl XLIII.

The actual number of people who watched the 6:32 to 10:05 PM ET game on CBS itself was 98.2 million

Which means, without CBS’s sleight of bundled hand, last night’s game is down just over 5% in total audience from last year’s Super Bowl on NBC. Compared to the last time the net had the big NFL game in 2016, the sewn together number of 2019 Super Bowl took a tumble of 12%.

In terms of post-game play, the news was much better for CBS and hence they played it more straightforwardly.

Unencumbered by overtime or any other delays that have hobbled previous post-Super Bowl slot holders, the 10 30 PM ET premiere of the James Cordon hosted and EP’d competition series The World’s Best pulled in around 22.2 million sets of eyeballs with an 18-49 demo rating of 7.0.

(Excerpt) Read more at deadline.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Georgia
KEYWORDS: atlanta; cbs; chat; football; larams; losangelesrams; newenglandpatriots; nfl; patriots; rams; sports; superbowl; superbowlliii; superbowlratings
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1 posted on 02/04/2019 4:53:40 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

They deserved everything they got.


2 posted on 02/04/2019 4:57:11 PM PST by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It’s all the fault of those racists deplorables who don’t want to tune in and see their country and culture and way of life run down and stomped on.


3 posted on 02/04/2019 4:57:37 PM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It was the Russians.


4 posted on 02/04/2019 4:58:58 PM PST by Sparky1776
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To: Sparky1776

lol


5 posted on 02/04/2019 4:59:37 PM PST by ColdOne ((I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11~ Best Election Ever!)
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To: dragnet2

Interesting stats given on a local evening news program: Highest viewership: Boston Second: Cleveland Last: New Orleans. LA didn’t tune in impressively. One can’t help but speculate from those stats that LA being chosen for the SuperBowl seriously impacted viewership.


7 posted on 02/04/2019 5:03:32 PM PST by grania ("We're all just pawns in their game")
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

My super double secret Russki operative called me and told me to boycott the Super Bowl. So I did.


8 posted on 02/04/2019 5:04:49 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (#NotARussianBot)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Well, they could bring back the well defined pass interference rule that used to be enforced to increase scoring.


9 posted on 02/04/2019 5:05:28 PM PST by vigilence (Vigilence)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

It was the most boring Super Bowl I can remember. Even most of the commercials were boring.


10 posted on 02/04/2019 5:06:50 PM PST by colorado tanker
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To: Sparky1776

“It was the Russians”

Nah, they’re too busy giving “fake” opinions on new Star Wars movies ... the professional critic reviews are completely out of phase with audience reviews, so the Russians are clearly influencing Star Wars movie reviews.

I think a new enemy is creating fake NFL ratings ... I want to blame that civilization that keeps itself closed off from the rest of the world and kills anyone attempting to venture onto their island ... I believe it is off the coast of India ... those bastards have been pretty quiet for a long, long time and they have got to be working to destroy ‘muh democracy’.


11 posted on 02/04/2019 5:08:45 PM PST by edh
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To: Steely Tom

I watched the game because I enjoy seeing Brady work his magic. I nearly bailed before the game started though due to the civil rights blather and parade of old black racists.


12 posted on 02/04/2019 5:09:41 PM PST by hardspunned
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Well I for one watched it.

From a bar. They had a cable connection which covered it.

It will be interesting in the next year or two, to see whether either of the two new competitors to the NFL will have a similar game.

I would watch it.


13 posted on 02/04/2019 5:15:52 PM PST by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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14 posted on 02/04/2019 5:21:28 PM PST by 4Liberty ("The Democrats are the Party of Crime." - Donald J. Trump)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Let’s be honest.

And I’ll be honest, I am a Patriots fan from Alabama.

But like the Tide, the Patriots win too often and unless your team is in the Super Bowl playing them, the rest of the country doesn’t care.

Also, the NFL Kneelers and the SJW-politically correct NFL management has really hurt the brand.

Still, if it was the KC Chiefs versus the New Orleans Saints, a lot more people would have watched.

I’m super-pumped that they’ve now won 6 Super Bowls, but Belichick and Brady are too good for their own good.


15 posted on 02/04/2019 5:21:58 PM PST by Alas Babylon! (The media is after us. Trump's just in the way.)
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To: 4Liberty

Wooohhh! That’s great! Don Jr.!


16 posted on 02/04/2019 5:24:33 PM PST by Steely Tom ([Seth Rich] == [the Democrat's John Dean])
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

This is the 1st Super Bowl I’ve ever missed. I’ll get by without the NFL. And I’m not going back.


17 posted on 02/04/2019 5:25:39 PM PST by umgud
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18 posted on 02/04/2019 5:26:02 PM PST by 4Liberty ("The Democrats are the Party of Crime." - Donald J. Trump)
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To: cba123

And just for the record, I (never) go to bars anymore.

:)

For real.


19 posted on 02/04/2019 5:34:32 PM PST by cba123 ( Toi la nguoi My. Toi bay gio o Viet Nam.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

Still, if it was the KC Chiefs..............

A lot of people will be watching Mahomes and the Chiefs. That kid is amazing.


20 posted on 02/04/2019 5:38:44 PM PST by barker
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