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The Super Bowl averaged 123.4 million viewers, the most-watched television broadcast in history, CBS Sports announced Monday night.
The previous record belonged to last year’s Super Bowl, which attracted 115.1 million viewers on average.
The Kansas City Chiefs, flanked by Taylor Swift supporting her boyfriend, tight end Travis Kelce, defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25-22 in overtime to win the Super Bowl.
Only the Apollo 11 moon landing was watched by more people in history, with an average of between 125 and 150 million people watching the 1969 event live across multiple networks.
The rest of the top 10 most-watched events of all time are all Super Bowls, dating back to 2011.
Kelce helped the Chiefs win the Super Bowl over the 49ers in the most-watched television broadcast in history.
The Super Bowl increased seven percent in viewership compared to last year. Final Nielsen data will be available tomorrow, according to a statement.
More than 202 million viewers watched at least part of the Super Bowl across all networks and broadcasters that carried the game. The game’s total viewership increased 10 percent (183.6 million) from last year.
Univision averaged more than 2.2 million viewers.