Super Bowl XLVIII was about over when Seahawks wide receiver Percy Harvin got past Broncos kicker Matt Prater in the opening seconds of the second half.
Still, you watched the game.
The numbers suggest as much. According to FOX, Super Bowl XLVIII drew the largest audience on average for any televised program in U.S. history, with 111.5 million people tuning to see the Seahawks defeat the Broncos 43-8 at MetLife Stadium on Sunday night.
Also according to FOX, the average audience for Super Bowl XLVIII bests the previous record of 111.3 million for Super Bowl XLVI between the Patriots and Giants on NBC.
The game drew a 44.5 rating at kickoff, which is a record, FOX said, with the rating reaching as high as 47.9 between 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Eastern, according to the network.
NBC will air Super Bowl XLIX on February 1, 2015 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.