Super Bowl LI drew an average 48.8 rating and 72 share in metered markets, down from last year but peaking late as the New England Patriots staged a historic comeback and won in overtime.
Last year’s game drew a 49 metered market rating.
Ratings for the Fox broadcast peaked at a 52.1 rating and a 74 share from 10 p.m. to 10:30p.m. ET.
Pittsburgh was the highest-rated market for the Super Bowl with a 58.9 rating.
The game drew a 54.3 rating in Boston and a 57 rating in Atlanta.
The halftime show featuring Lady Gaga drew a 50 overnight rating. It would be the fourth straight year in which the halftime show drew higher ratings than the game.