CBS Claims Super Bowl Was Most-Watched Telecast Ever With 123.4 Million Viewers

 Pat Mahomes celebrates another Super Bowl victory.
Pat Mahomes celebrates another Super Bowl victory.

CBS said its coverage of the Super Bowl was the most watched telecast in history, with total audience delivery of up 7% to 123.4 million average viewers across all platforms, based on fast national figures from Nielsen and data from Adobe Analytics.

About 202.4 million viewers watched all or part of the Kansas City Chiefs’ January 11 overtime win over the San Francisco 49ers, up 10% from last year.

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There were 120 million viewers on CBS, the largest audience ever for a single network, the broadcaster said.

Paramount Plus also had a record-setting audience, establishing a record for the most-streamed Super Bowl in history. CBS did not say how many people streamed the game.

Earlier, Nielsen rival reported that 126.6 million people watched the Super Bowl, up 10.9% from last year.

Final Nielsen numbers are expected Tuesday.