Quote of the Day
"We had, obviously, a lot of challenges this week. There were a lot of things we were trying to deal with. But there is no excuse. When you put on an event like this, you know you are going to have those challenges."-- NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, on the issues surrounding putting on Super Bowl XLV, including not having seats for 400 fans who had tickets to last night's game. (THE DAILY)
Fox earned a 47.9 overnight Nielsen rating for the Packers' 31-25 win over the Steelers in Super Bowl XLV last night, tying it with the Giants-Broncos matchup in '87 as the best Super Bowl overnight ever. The 47.9 rating is up 3.2% from a 46.4 overnight for Saints-Colts in Super Bowl XLIV on CBS last year. The telecast earned a 59.7 local rating in both Milwaukee and Pittsburgh, marking the second-highest rating for a single market in Super Bowl history, behind only a 63.0 local rating in Chicago for Super Bowl XX. Host market Dallas-Ft. Worth earned a 53.7 local rating for the game. Fox' pregame show from 2:00-6:30pm ET earned a 12.2 overnight, marking the best Super Bowl pregame overnight in eight years ( THE DAILY ). A J ...
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