UPDATED: In delivering an amazing Super Bowl, the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks made ratings history, NBC said Monday.
The game averaged 114.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched program in U.S. TV history. It surpasses last year's Super Bowl, the previous record holder, by 2.2 million.
Sunday's big game was also the highest-rated Super Bowl since 1986. The game put up a 47.5 rating. In 1986, the game put up a 48.3 rating. The highest-rated Super Bowl remains the 1982 game, which posted a 49.1.
In Central Florida, the game averaged -- get this -- 1.352 million viewers. The post-game was seen by 691,548 viewers. "The...