Ratings: Lady Gaga Delivered Second-Most Watched Super Bowl Halftime Show Ever

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The numbers are in, and Lady Gaga’s acclaimed Super Bowl LI Halftime Show was the second-most watched in history.

Citing live+same-day data, FOX Sports says the segment drew 117.5 million viewers during the 8:15-8:30PM ET window.

Only Katy Perry’s Super Bowl XLIX halftime show drew a larger audience (120.7 million).

Sunday’s game, which saw the New England Patriots return from a 25-point deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons in overtime, averaged 111.3 million live+same-day viewers on FOX and 113.7 million with the FOX Deportes, FOX Sports GO & NFL Digital broadcasts included.

Super Bowl XLIX, at which Perry performed, averaged 114.4 million viewers.

Written by Brian Cantor

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