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02.04.2013

CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL XLVII SCORES HIGHEST RATING IN HISTORY

Baltimore’s Win Over San Francisco Earns Overnight Rating/Share of 48.1/71 in Metered Markets

          CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XLVII featuring the BALTIMORE RAVENS’ 34-31 win over the SAN FRANCISCO 49ers on Sunday, Feb. 3 (6:30-8:45 PM and 9:15-10:45 PM, ET), earned an average overnight household rating/share of 48.1/71, the highest-rated Super Bowl in the metered markets in history (2/6/11; 47.9/71; FOX; Green Bay-Pittsburgh).

              This year’s 48.1/71 is up +1% from last year’s 47.8/71 (N.Y. Giants-New England) in the metered marketsRating excludes from 8:45-9:15 PM, ET during power outage.

           The Super Bowl XLVII rating/share peaked at 52.9/75 from 10:30-10:45 PM, ET.  Following is a breakdown of the ratings by half-hours.

 

(All times ET)

 

6:30-7:00   –    42.6/67                        8:00-8:30   –    48.2/71                        9:15-9:30   –    47.9/68                       

7:00-7:30   –    46.3/71                        8:30-8:45   –    48.3/71                        9:30-10:00 –    49.6/70

7:30-8:00   –   47.9/72                         8:45-9:15   –    46.5/68                        10:00-10:30 –  51.3/73

                                                                                                                  10:30-10:45 –  52.9/75

 

Top 10 Rated in the Metered Markets

 


1.  Baltimore                                   59.6/83

2.  New Orleans                              57.1/77

3.  Washington, DC                        56.9/80

4.  Norfolk                                      55.8/76

5.  Dayton                                       54.6/72

 6.   Columbus, OH                           54.3/73

 7.   Indianapolis                               54.2/76

 8.   Richmond-Petersburg                53.7/74

 9.   Milwaukee                                 53.4/73

10.  Jacksonville                               53.3/70     


 

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CBS Sports Contacts in New Orleans: 504/717-2387

 

Editor’s Note: Nielsen fast affiliate data released at 11:00 AM, ET is not time adjusted and will not reflect CBS’s actual Sunday’s time adjusted fast national ratings that will be available from CBS later today.

Press:

Jerry Caraccioli
212-975-7466
gwcaraccioli@cbs.com