What Was the 2nd Most-Watched TV Channel on Super Bowl Sunday?

Tony Maglio
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CBS didn’t get the game — or the ratings — it wanted on Sunday, but the Super Bowl LV will still be 2021’s most-watched TV show. The second most-watched channel in primetime on Super Bowl Sunday was PBS, which aired its “Masterpiece” dramas. PBS averaged 1.848 million total viewers, according to Nielsen, airing Week 4 of “Miss Scarlet & the Duke” (1.916 million at 8 p.m.), Week 5 of “All Creatures Great and Small” (2.367 million at 9) and Week 2 of “The Long Song” (1.259 million at 10). That lineup beat all the other Super Bowl LV counterprogramming on both broadcast and cable TV. Also Read: Super Bowl LV Draws 96.4 Million Multiplatform Viewers, Lowest Since 2007 Super Bowl LV drew 96.4 million total multiplatform viewers on Sunday, when 2021’s big game aired on CBS. That all-in tally was the lowest since 2007. It includes a ton of platforms: the CBS Television Network (which brought in 91.629 million of those viewers), CBS Sports and NFL digital properties, Buccaneers and Chiefs mobile properties, Verizon Media mobile properties and ESPN Deportes television and digital properties. Despite the marquee quarterback matchup, Super Bowl LV was a pretty boring game. It was mostly...

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