The Super Bowl determines the National Football League champion. This year’s edition ended with a bang and created a whole new record.
Super Bowl 58th edition viewership peaked at the all-time highest television ratings. So, here we are, giving you an insight into the result of the game and why the viewership shattered all records.
What Was the Result of the Football Game?
This year’s Super Bowl was played between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers on February 11, 2024.
During the game’s last moments, the 49ers were on the lead; however, with six seconds remaining, the 11-play, 64-yard drive ended with a game-tying 29-yard field goal by Butker, making the score 19–19.
After Butker’s kickoff resulted in a touchback and three seconds remained on the clock, the 49ers decided to kneel and force OT.
In a thrilling ‘Sin City’ Super Bowl, the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 25–22 thanks to a touchdown throw from Patrick Mahomes to Mecole Hardman in overtime. This victory solidified the Chiefs’ position as an NFL heavyweight.
Super Bowl 58th Edition Viewership: Most Watched U.S TV Program Ever
The Kansas City team’s 25-22 overtime victory over San Francisco on Sunday night drew an average of 123.4 million viewers from broadcast and streaming services.
That is a 7% increase and broke the record of 115.1 million set the previous year for Kansas City’s thrilling triumph over Philadelphia in the final play.
According to preliminary television ratings reported on Monday, this was the most-watched television event in history.
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How did Taylor Swift’s Attendance Impact the 2024 Super Bowl LVIII?
The potential boost in Super Bowl 58th edition viewership might be because of the presence of several celebrities such as Blake Lively and Leonardo DiCaprio. However, fans say it is primarily because of Kansas City Chiefs’ Travis Kelce‘s partner, Taylor Swift.
According to Sports Innovation Lab data, Swifties were beginning to stock up on Chiefs merchandise, tickets, and NFL Plus memberships even before the team’s season began.
Furthermore, According to the Numerator survey, 20% of viewers supported the Chiefs because of the bond between Swift and Kelce. Still, 81% of viewers said they were highly active for the thrill and love of the sport.For More Updates on Articles, Celebrity Babies, Celebrity Feuds, Celebrity Siblings, Entertainment, Richest Celebrities, Keep In Touch With eCelebritymirror.