Ratings watch: KWTV-9 shatters Oklahoma City ratings record for Super Bowl with 52.1

CBS' telecast was third most-watched event in U.S. history with 108.4 million people
by Mel Bracht Published: February 5, 2013

KWTV-9's 52.1 rating broke the Oklahoma City record for the Super Bowl, topping KOKH-25's mark of 49.6 in 2011. The rating for the telecast, which peaked at 57.7 and a 74.1 share at 9:15 p.m., excluded the 34-minute power failure, which averaged 50.6. CBS' telecast was the third most-watched event in U.S. history with an estimated 108.4 million people, trailing 111.3 million people for the Super Bowl in 2012 and 111 million for the game in 2010.

Sports events Jan. 29-Feb. 4

1. Super Bowl XLVII, Baltimore vs. San Francisco, Sunday, KWTV-9, 52.1.

2. Memphis at Oklahoma City, NBA, Thursday, FSOK 10.5, TNT 3.7, 14.2 total.

3. Oklahoma City at Cleveland, NBA, Saturday, FSOK, 11.4.

4. Dallas at Oklahoma City, NBA, Monday, FSOK, 11.0.

5. Oklahoma State at Kansas, men's basketball, KOCB-34, 5.0.


by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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