The Top TV Markets for Super Bowl Viewing Were…

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By Merrill Knox Comment

The Baltimore Ravens’ win over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII earned an average rating/share of 48.1/71, the highest-rated Super Bowl in the metered markets in history.

Ratings were up +1% in the metered markets from last year’s New York Giants vs. New England Patriots Super Bowl. The rating/share peaked at 52.9/75 from 10:30-10:45pmET.

Baltimore was the top-rated market: CBS O&O WJZ posted a rating/share of 59.6/83. New Orleans, the Super Bowl’s host city, came in second, with CBS affiliate WWL at 57.1/77. Notably, CBS-owned KPIX in San Francisco did not make the top 10.

See the full list of the top 10 rated in the metered markets after the jump.

Top 10 Rated in the Metered Markets:

1.  Baltimore                                    59.6/83

2.  New Orleans                              57.1/77

3.  Washington, DC                        56.9/80

4.  Norfolk                                        55.8/76

5.  Dayton                                         54.6/72

6.   Columbus, OH                           54.3/73

7.   Indianapolis                               54.2/76

8.   Richmond-Petersburg              53.7/74

9.   Milwaukee                                   53.4/73

10.  Jacksonville                                53.3/70

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