Super Bowl gets 111.9 viewers, down from last year
NEW YORK - Denver's victory over Carolina in the Super Bowl reached an average of 111.9 million viewers, a number down from the last two years.
Still, it represents the third most-watched television event in U.S. history. The Super Bowl had set viewership records for six of the past seven years.
The Nielsen company said Monday the event was live-streamed by just under 4 million additional people, setting records in the digital space.
Last year's game between New England and Seattle, which went down to the wire, remains the most-watched Super Bowl ever with 114.4 million viewers.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
National Anthem protests take center stage in football world
Local restaurant refuses to show NFL games following national anthem protests
EBR schools forums focus on adding facilities, programs to the school system
Cowboys, Cardinals lock arms during national anthem at Monday Night Football
Iberville fire chief admits to falsifying records; Residents paying the price