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CBS Draws Second-Best Super Bowl Overnight On Record; McManus Pleased With Net's Effort

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 08 / 16

CBS last night drew a 49.0 overnight for the Broncos' 24-10 win over the Panthers in Super Bowl 50, down 1% from a 49.7 rating for the Patriots’ last-minute win over the Seahawks in '15, which was an overnight record for the Big Game. The 49.0 is the second-best Super Bowl overnight on record ...

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