The Most Watched Television Events of All-Time

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This year’s Super Bowl marked the highest rated of all the games to date. It also ranked as one of the top viewed programs of all the time. However, there have been other events aired on television that have been viewed by more people. Here is a look at the fifteen most watched television events of all-time. An event like 9/11, was not included in this article as there is no way to figure out truly how many people were watching all of the events that unfolded that day. All numbers used are the average number of viewers who tuned in to each event.

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Tim Gerstenberger received a BA degree in Communication from Saginaw Valley State University and a MSA degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University. He currently works as a Recruiter for Chemical Bank, one of the largest banks headquartered in the state of Michigan. His past work has been published on Yahoo! and Examiner. He also contributes to other television/celebrity based websites. He has had a passion for TV since an early age and some of his current favorite shows include: Friends, The Office, How I Met Your Mother, Happy Endings, Bones, The Mindy Project, Chicago Fire, and The Good Wife. He currently resides in the Bay City, Michigan area.
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