via press release:
CBS SPORTS’ COVERAGE OF SUPER BOWL XLVII IS WATCHED IN ALL-OR-PART BY RECORD 164.1 MILLION VIEWERS
The CBS Television Network’s coverage of Super Bowl XLVII featuring the BALTIMORE RAVENS’ 34-31 win over the SAN FRANCISCO 49ers’ on Sunday, Feb 3 (6:32-8:41 and 9:11-10:47 PM, ET) was watched in all-or-part* by a record 164.1 million viewers, up 3% from last year’s 159.2 million for Super Bowl XLVI (N.Y. Giants-New England).
Last night’s 164.1 million (Persons 2+) is the highest number of viewers to ever watch all-or-part of the Super Bowl. The previous high was 2011’s 162.9 million for the Green Packers-Pittsburgh Steelers game.
*(watched at least six minutes of the telecast)