Leading single telecast TV programs in the United States in 2018, based on total viewers (in millions)

Top 10 single telecast TV programs in the U.S. 2018 This statistic presents leading single telecasts in the United States in 2018, based on total viewers. The most viewed telecast in 2018 was the Super Bowl on FOX with 104.11 million viewers.
Leading single telecast TV programs – additional information

Super Bowl LII was contested between the New England Patriots and the Philedalphia, with the Eagles coming out 41-33 winners to win their first Super Bowl championship. The game drew an average of 104.11 million viewers and a further 73.99 million tuned in to the post game coverage.

The Super Bowl has always been a significant event in the U.S. television calendar and companies spend millions of dollars every year to air their commercials during the game. Anheuser-Busch InBev, the company which owns brands such as Budweiser and Corona, was the largest Super Bowl advertiser in 2017, spending an estimated 35 million U.S. dollars on advertising during the game. Super Bowl advertising spending in 2017 totaled 419 million U.S. dollars, over double the figure spent by advertisers in 2008.

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Number of viewers in millions
Super Bowl 52104.11
Super Bowl 52 - Post Game73.99
NFC Championship on FOX42.45
NFC Playoff Sunday on FOX35.75
This Is Us33.43
Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony29.26
CFP Championship27.89
The Oscars27.4
Roseanne27.27
Sunday Night Football23.97
Number of viewers in millions
Super Bowl 52104.11
Super Bowl 52 - Post Game73.99
NFC Championship on FOX42.45
NFC Playoff Sunday on FOX35.75
This Is Us33.43
Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony29.26
CFP Championship27.89
The Oscars27.4
Roseanne27.27
Sunday Night Football23.97
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This statistic presents leading single telecasts in the United States in 2018, based on total viewers. The most viewed telecast in 2018 was the Super Bowl on FOX with 104.11 million viewers.
Leading single telecast TV programs – additional information

Super Bowl LII was contested between the New England Patriots and the Philedalphia, with the Eagles coming out 41-33 winners to win their first Super Bowl championship. The game drew an average of 104.11 million viewers and a further 73.99 million tuned in to the post game coverage.

The Super Bowl has always been a significant event in the U.S. television calendar and companies spend millions of dollars every year to air their commercials during the game. Anheuser-Busch InBev, the company which owns brands such as Budweiser and Corona, was the largest Super Bowl advertiser in 2017, spending an estimated 35 million U.S. dollars on advertising during the game. Super Bowl advertising spending in 2017 totaled 419 million U.S. dollars, over double the figure spent by advertisers in 2008.

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Release date
December 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
January 1, 2018 to November 18, 2018
Age group
2 years and older
Special properties
live +7
Supplementary notes
English- and Spanish-language telecasts on broadcast and cable. Estimates include live and same-day timeshifted viewing. Excludes breakouts, sustainers, programs less than 5 minutes in duration, pre/post gun sports programming.
Figures have been rounded.

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