Random Super Bowl Facts…
- Super Bowl sets record with 48 minutes of ads
- Super Bowl was watched by more than 106 million people,
- The Super Bowl surpassed the 1983 finale of “M-A-S-H” to become the most-watched program in U.S. television history, the Nielsen Co.
- The “M-A-S-H” record was 105.97 million.
- Last year’s game between Arizona and Pittsburgh. was seen by 98.7 million people,
- There are more American homes with television sets now (114.9 million) than there were in 1983 (83.3 million).
- An estimated 77 percent of homes with TVs on were watching “M-A-S-H” in 1983, compared with the audience share of 68 for the Super Bowl.
- Pizza Hut said it expected to sell nearly 2 million pizzas on Sunday, enough to cover more than 45 football fields.
- Nationwide last year Domino’s delivered more than 1.3 million pizza’s during the Super Bowl.
- Number of pizza slices that Domino’s expects to sell on Super Bowl Sunday in 2010: More than 9 million
- Number of hot dogs sold at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa Bay during Super Bowl XLIII: 55,200
- Cost of a 30-second advertisement during Super Bowl XLIV: $3 million
- Increase in traffic to Super Bowl advertiser CareerBuilder on the day after 2009 game: 25%
- Amount the Census Bureau is spending to air one 30-second 2010 Super Bowl ad: $2.5 million
- Amount the Census Bureau has spent on Super Bowl advertising before 2010: $0
- Over/under (predicted total point score) for Colts-Saints matchup, as of press time: 56.5 (the highest in Super Bowl history)
- Amount of money that will be bet on Super Bowl XLIV, per Nevada Gaming Commission estimate: $80 million to $85 million
- Amount of money that will be bet on the 2010 World Cup through U.K.-based bookmakers, per Ladbrokes estimate: $1.58 billion
- Per-person price of the three-day Tail-Great Super Bowl Package at the Trump Miami, including accommodation and one Super Bowl ticket: $4,500 per person
- Price tag for the 2007 renovation of Sun Life Stadium, the former Miami Dolphins’ arena that will house Super Bowl XLIV: $250 million
- Estimated cost to South Florida of hosting Super Bowl XLIV, including increased police presence, clean-up, etc.: $8 million
- Economic benefit to South Florida, per the NFL’s optimistic estimates, as measured by additional tourist revenue and other spending: $353 million
- 55th- Where New Orleans ranked on the list of the nation’s most populous cities. The estimated population of New Orleans on July 1, 2008, was 336,644. New Orleans’ population climbed by 48,531 from July 1, 2007, to July 1, 2008.
- Miami (host city)
- 43rd-Where Miami ranked on the list of the nation’s most populous cities. The estimated population of Miami on July 1, 2008, was 413,201. Miami gained 6,317 people from July 1, 2007, to July 1, 2008. The Super Bowl actually was played in suburban Miami Gardens, Fla., which had a July 1, 2008, population of 109,346.
- $28,333 Median household income for Miami. The national median was $52,029.
- $313,300 Median home value of owner-occupied homes in Miami. The national median was $197,600.