Super Bowl Ratings Are In
For the second year in a row, the Super Bowl has set a new television viewing record.According to the Nielsen Co., an estimated 111 Million people watched the Green Bay Packers defeat The Pittsburgh Steelers from Cowboy's Stadium in Arlington, Tx. This year's Super Bowl surpassed the 106.5 Million who watched the New Orleans Saints win their first Super Bowl in franchise history last year. Nielsen reports that overall, viewership was up 13 percent for the entire NFL Season.
TiVo also judged the Snickers commercial featuring Richard Lewis and Roseanne Barr to be the top-rated commercial of the telecast.