The Super Bowl LVIII saw the Kansas City Chiefs emerge victorious in a historic television event, with the game averaging 123.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched telecast ever. The viewership number covers all platforms that showed the Super Bowl, marking the largest audience drawn for a single event in television history.

By the Numbers
  • The average viewership of 123.4 million made it the most-watched telecast ever
  • An average total of 120 million viewers watched the game on CBS, the largest audience for a single event in television history
State of Play
  • The Super Bowl capped off a record-setting season for CBS Sports, with the most-watched regular season and postseason viewership since 1998
  • The two teams that played in the Super Bowl are now the top two favorites to win Super Bowl LIX
  • The Chiefs, as the Super Bowl winners, will host the NFL opener to kick off the 2024 season
Bottom Line

The Super Bowl LVIII set historic television viewership records, capping off a remarkable season for CBS Sports and solidifying the Chiefs as early favorites for Super Bowl LIX in 2024.