We have a new winner! Super Bowl 49 is officially the most watched television program in history.
The excitement of Super Bowl 49 was reflected by its ratings, as it drew a whopping 114.4 million viewers.
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This makes it the most watched television program in history, topping the 112.2 million viewers who watched Super Bowl 48.
The New England Patriots put together arguably the most thrilling comeback in Super Bowl history while overcoming the Seattle Seahawks defense, which had dominated its opponents all season.
Quarterback Tom Brady is always a sure-fire player to draw ratings from football fans and even non-football fans, but this will be hard to top even when Super Bowl 50 arrives.
SB Nation revealed the ratings for this exciting game on Twitter.
— SB Nation (@SBNation) February 2, 2015