Super Bowl LVIII is Most-Watched Telecast in History

LAS VEGAS — CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl LVIII, which featured the Kansas City Chiefs’ 25-22 overtime victory over the San Francisco 49ers, delivered the most-watched telecast in history with a Total Audience Delivery of 123.4 million average viewers across all platforms, including the CBS Television Network, Paramount+, Nickelodeon, Univision, and CBS Sports and NFL digital properties, including NFL+.

Viewership figures are based on Nielsen Fast National data and Adobe Analytics.

Final Nielsen data will be available tomorrow.

Record-Setting Viewership

  • Super Bowl LVIII is the most-watched program ever, averaging 123.4 million viewers across all platforms, up +7% versus last year’s Super Bowl which was the previous record (115.1 million).
  • More than 200 million viewers (202.4) watched all-or-part of Super Bowl LVIII across all networks, the highest unduplicated total audience in history and up +10% versus last year’s Super Bowl (183.6 million).
  • Univision averaged more than 2.2 million viewers, the highest Super Bowl viewership on record for a Spanish-language network.​

CBS Leads the Way with Largest Audience Ever for Single Network

  • Super Bowl LVIII on CBS led the way with 120.0 million viewers, the largest audience in history for a single network.
  • Super Bowl LVIII capped off a record-setting season for CBS Sports. The “NFL ON CBS” scored the most-watched regular season since the NFL returned to CBS in 1998 as well as the Network’s best postseason viewership since 1998.

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