The New England Patriots’ 34-28 overtime win against the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI pulled in a 48.8/72 in metered-market ratings, on par with the 49.0/73 posted by last year’s Broncos/Panthers game.
UPDATE: In total audience, Sunday night’s game drew 111.3 million viewers, down just a smidgen from the 111.9 million who tuned in last year.
The metered-market numbers for Sunday night’s historic OT contest were down 2 percent from 2015’s record 49.7/72, when the Patriots pulled off a last-minute win against the Seahawks. That Super Bowl went on to report an all-time high audience of 114.5 million viewers.
The premiere of 24: LEGACY delivered a 6.1 in Adults 18-49 and 17.6 million total viewers, making it the most-watched episode in 24 franchise history.