Sunday’s AFC and NFC championship games were nail-biters that went into overtime and sent viewership into overdrive.
CBS harvested a whopping 53.9 million viewers as New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady led his team to their third consecutive Super Bowl berth in a hard-fought primetime game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Viewership for the AFC clincher was up 27% from the comparable game window last year, when Fox had the late game berth for the NFC’s Vikings-Eagles bout.
Crowd - Patriots - Victory
The crowd that turned out to watch the Patriots land a 37-31 victory peaked at 63.8 million...