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UPDATED Top 10 Most-Watched Super Bowls Of All Time
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UPDATED Top 10 Most-Watched Super Bowls Of All Time

In the run-up to Super Bowl XLIII, Nielsen has compiled a list of the 10 most-watched Super Bowls.

UPDATE: The chart below has been updated to reflect Super Bowl XLIII’s ratings

RANK SUPER BOWL WINNER LOSER AVG # OF VIEWERS

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1 2009 Pittsburgh Arizona 98,732,000
2 2008 New York New England 97,448,000
3 1996 Dallas Pittsburgh 94,080,000
4 2007 Indianapolis Chicago 93,184,000
5 1986 Chicago New England 92,570,000
6 1993 Dallas Buffalo 90,990,000
7 2006 Pittsburgh Seattle 90,745,000
8 1998 Denver Green Bay 90,000,000
9 1994 Dallas Buffalo 90,000,000
10 2004 New England Carolina 89,795,000
Source: 2009 The Nielsen Company

Read Nielsen’s complete Super Bowl report.