via press release:
SUPER BOWL XLV MOST-WATCHED TV SHOW OF ALL TIME AMONG HISPANIC VIEWERS
Tops 2010 FIFA World Cup Final
Super Bowl XLV on FOX reached an average of 10.0 million Hispanic viewers making it the most-watched show in U.S. television history among Hispanic viewers, according to The Nielsen Company.
The Packers-Steelers championship game topped the 2010 World Cup Final (Spain-Netherlands, 8.95 million Hispanic viewers) – the previous record holder – and a 2010 World Cup Round of 16 game (Argentina-Mexico, 8.91 million Hispanic viewers). Super Bowl XLV is also the first Super Bowl to top the finale of the hit telenovela series Destilando Amor (8.88 million Hispanic viewers).
Super Bowl XLV is the first program (English or Spanish language) to average more than 10 million Hispanic viewers. Super Bowls account for four of the 10 most-watched programs in history among Hispanic viewers:
Most-Watched TV Programs Among Hispanic Viewers
|Game||Hispanic Average Viewers|
|Super Bowl XLV (Packers-Steelers), 2/6/11||10.01 million|
|2010 World Cup Final (Spain/Netherlands), 7/11/10||8.95 million|
|2010 World Cup Round of 16 (Argentina/Mexico), 6/27/10||8.91 million|
|Destilando Amor (telanovela series finale), 12/3/07||8.88 million|
|Super Bowl XLIV (Saints-Colts), 2/7/10||8.28 million|
|Super Bowl XLIII (Steelers-Cardinals), 2/1/09||7.84 million|
|Rubi (telanovela series finale), 3/7/06||7.76 million|
|Selena ¡VIVE! (benefit concert), 4/7/05||7.65 million|
|Super Bowl XLII (Giants-Patriots), 2/3/08||7.49 million|
|Soy Tu Dueña (telanovela series finale), 12/27/10||7.18 million|
Source: NFL, The Nielsen Company, 1994-2011
Super Bowl XLV is the most-watched show in U.S. television history, with a total audience of 162.9 million viewers, according to The Nielsen Company.