Super Bowl 2020: High Ratings–Kansas City Chiefs Big Win

The 2020 Super Bowl between the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers drew 102 million total viewers across Fox and all its platforms.

The game drew a hair under 100 million viewers on Fox, up barely 2% on last year.

Last year’s low-scoring matchup between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams on CBS averaged approximately 98.2 million viewers on the network alone, the big game’s lowest viewership total since 2008, and 100.7 million across all platforms.

The 2018 Super Bowl between the Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles drew 103.4 million.

The Super Bowl’s performance caps off the NFL’s 100th anniversary year which was up 5% in the regular season on 2018.

After a bumpy few years, the league rebounded to draw an average of 16.7 million TV and digital viewers pre-playoffs.

Sunday night’s game was also the first Super Bowl on the streamlined Fox following the sale of a large chunk of its assets to Disney. Before the game, Fox Sports executive producer Brad Zager said that every part of the company, from Fox Entertainment and Fox Sports, to Fox affiliates and Fox News, had come together in the planning process to make sure each segment of the company “felt just as much a part of this as anybody else.”