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Beyonce Halftime Show & Super Bowl 2013 Ratings Down

Beyonce Halftime Show & Super Bowl 2013 Ratings Down

The ratings and viewership scores for the 2013 Super Bowl are in and while it is the third-most watched program in television history, the ratings are down from last year.

Beyonce‘s halftime show earned a 48.2/71 rating, which means 48.2% of all televisions in the nation were tuned in to the show while 71% of all people actually watching TV during the show were viewing the program.

The halftime show ratings are down just slightly from Madonna‘s show last year, which earned a 48.1/72 rating.

The Super Bowl’s overall rating was 46.3/69 and an average of 108.41 million people tuned in for the game.

The post-Super Bowl broadcast of Elementary, which started later than any other post-game show due to the power outage, earned 20.8 million viewers, a high for the freshman series.

DID YOU WATCH the Super Bowl and Beyonce’s Halftime Show?

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  • SalineDijon

    Thanks for the Beyonce news. We don’t hear enough about her.

  • Marc

    All Hail The Queen of Pop Madonna!!!!.

  • Tommy

    It just drives me crazy how Beyonce goes on about black women this and black that… She is never seen without her fake WHITE HAIR wigs .. Blond wigs at that, and her skin colour as gotten lighter and lighter throughout the years, and she never mentions her nose job she did to thin it… Rihanna has a very wide nose , you don’t she her getting , nose jobs after nose jobs to make it look less black…. And sorry without the WHITE blood in Beyonce’s DNA she wouldn’t be who she is looks wise.

  • nolano

    Madonna >>> Beyonce

    All the single ladies looked like hookers. Is that what America wants? A high profile stripper disguised as a singer?

  • Sal


  • Michelle


    It’s BLACK HISTORY MONTH D*CKWAD….black black black black black black black black black black black black black black black black black black.

  • jamie

    Madonna is breathing a sigh of relief as we speak lol

  • an opinion

    Ratings were down because there was no popular football player to root for such as Tom Brady, RG III, Payton nor classic team like Dallas or NY Jets.

  • Nasheeka

    Beyoncé did her thing. Black or white. But she is black and regardless the best super bowl performance ever… Please don’t hate. The best Everrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr….

  • Sorry

    Michael Jackson and Prince were the best ever. They are true performers. MJ set the stage for all of them.

  • Crackers Hate So Much

    You melanin deficient crackers hate so much it’s like your favorite past time or something. Continue to hate on Beyonce as she keeps on winning and strutting all over your hearts. <3 xoxox

  • wrong statistics

    News articles are reporting those numbers slightly different. Where did you get your references?

  • jane

    Hate all you want losers. Beyonce did so good and she is proud to be Black no matter what the white losers think she wants to be- she is always supporting her black people, you go KingBey, keep slaying them hoes, we all know that their non talented pop asses cant go further than you. Madonna’s tired of all better? are you guys CRAZY???!!! Madona cant freaking hold a note to save her life, she is a pop bitch who uses sex and autotune to dtay relevant, and most of her fans are gays or white trash clowns. She has NOTHING on a soulful woman like Bey.

  • ali

    performance felt strained and repetitive to me, but it is not an easy show to do. even Madonna said it was one of the hardest shows she’s ever done. Beyonce looked beautiful, but the hair swinging, hip jolting got old after a bit.

  • Rich

    Sorry folks but the halftime show was lousy, I could not get one word from her songs and there are many people who agree with this on many of the sports blogs

  • http://twitter dave

    madonna won….. madonna is the only queen

  • http://twitter dave

    madonna halftime show drew 114 millions viewers more that the game itself madonna we love u vogue vogue vogue!!!

  • http://twitter dave

    marlon brando jimmy dean ..on the cover of a magazine baby
    there is only one queen …madonna

  • David

    MADONNA RULES !!! God save the Queen Madonna !!!

  • jen


  • Gary

    @jane: How on earth can u say Madonna uses sexuality when Beyonce did nothing but act like she was riding a p.p. almost the entire performance. You can’t just make things up because she is black…and thanks for the derogatory remarks against gays and white people. You are by far someone no one should know.

  • Ava

    Remember Madonna is 20 years older then Beyonce…. And besides throwing her weave around making faces and grunting , Beyonce show sucked, and she had no new rountines or songs, Madonna’s was way better with way less hype.

  • Gary

    Oh, by the way jane….nice comment about Madonna using auto tune when Beyonce lip synced at the presidential inauguration, nice way to disrespect our president. Madonna is and always will be the biggest female artist of all time…call in when Beyonce has 2 of the highest grossing tours of all time in the top 10 (per pollstar and billboard), until then go back into your homophobic, racist crib and leave the rest of the world alone.

  • mike

    Beyonce had 48.2/71 and madonna had 48.1/71 -__- that look like more…

  • David

    THe super bowl perfomraces had its good and Bad. Yes Beyonce is a great entertainer. The sad part is she and others were dressed like hookers. Im sorry but the Super Bwol is being watch by millions of FAMILYs. That incldues kids. How do you go from singing with kids to a strip show? Really. Most of the commercials were based around sex. There hasnt been a good Half Time for years. Madonna isnt any better. Actualy to me was worse. I would rather watch a marcching band.

  • JJJ

    Wow! You people keep worshiping these talent tards. The only reason she is “SO TALENTED” is because you tards keep lining her pockets with money.

    Keep buying her stuff. While you guys get poorer, she laughs all the way to the bank. It amazes me how so many people stick up for this fake black person. She doesn’t even know you, care about you, nor will she ever acknowledge you.

    Only your credit card swipe!!

  • Nope…

    Nope. Madonnas was 46.1/72.. 72 % of the people watching the SuperBowl actually watched the entire Halftime Show. Beyonce had 71%. Madonna’s show was by far the better show.

  • Haters Suck!

    I had no idea how many haters beyonce had. I don’t get it. She’s a lovely lady in my opinion. Talented, humble, generous, I believe a wonderful person. I enjoyed the halftime show thought it was a great performance.

  • Vanity-Insecurity

    @Crackers Hate So Much: Crackers? You are a racist twit. Funny that your Beyonce all she ever does is try to be white along with almost all of the AA community. Guess you calling your ppls & Beyonce a cracker too.

  • RealTalk

    nolano @ 02/04/2013 at 4:13 pm

    “Madonna >>> Beyonce
    All the single ladies looked like hookers. Is that what America wants? A high profile stripper disguised as a singer?”

    We’re talking about “Truth Or Dare”, “Like A Virgin” Madonna right, “nolano”?


    This woman spent much of her career dressing like and behaving like a “stripper”, a “hooker” and an outright “ho”. She’s had more sex partners than a porn star.. I’m guessing you haven’t seen her 80′s/90′s performances, tours, and “movies”, have you, idiot?

    And Let’s NOT FORGET she’s NO stellar “singer” even compared to Beyonce.

    Some people are so clueless. LOL!

  • Vanity-Insecurity = Stupid


    Vanity-Insecurity @ 02/05/2013 at 2:38 am
    “Funny that your Beyonce all she ever does is try to be white along with almost all of the AA community…” -Idiot

    You have that backwards:

    Look up Little Richard, Chubby Checker, and Fats Domino.. and then look up ELVIS PRESLEY

    Look up 2 Pac, Big L, The Notorious B.I.G, Rakim, Redman.. Now, look up VANILLA ICE and yep, EMINEM

    That is only the TIP of the iceberg. Look at all the Whites who get Tans, wear baggy clothes, who ‘sag’….etc..etc…etc..
    Listen to the way your friends ‘talk’ also. They use “slang”. Not to mention it’s all over TV now. Even your Country artists Rap, Tan, and use it…

    I could go on, and on… You’re this uninformed and you call THEM “twit”? Wow! That’s pathetic. Re-check your information and learn something.

    “twit”. LMAO!


    JUST PLAIN UN-GODLINESS! In her beginnings Beyounce boasted that she was a B.A.Christian. I see NO evidence of THAT, as clearly she only loves herself & showing herself off in the most NASTY offensive ways!
    Like “Sodom & Gammorha” The black-out could very well be our Father GOD giving Beyounce & all who liked her & her FOLLOWERS slutty SpeedyRabbitStyleDry-Forn ways
    a bit of WARNING against the true DARKNESS that she & her kind just dumped on the entire world (& Children viewers) of her lewd Act!
    Proverbs 30:20 says, “This is the way of an adulterous woman: She eats and wipes her mouth, and says, ‘I have done no wrong.’” See Mark 9:42 biblestudytools(dot)com/mark/9-42-compare.html
    MAYBE the only reason there was any “LIGHT shinning at all there” was to be symbolic of the TRUE Christians who saw this perverted behavior,PROTESTED in their hearts & instantly prayed
    AGAINST this wickedness as they tried to COVER the eyes of the innocent…
    SAME as the Desensitizing Media is mostly to blame for with all the KILLINGS/SHOOTINGS upon the innocents:
    SAME here is Beyounce & her kind are at it Programing innocent eyes to copy her escalating wickedness.
    Eyes are the WINDOWS of our SOULS. Garbage IN = Garbage out!
    True B.A.C.’s are to be The Watchmen to Warn those who are falling away from GOD’s Grace.FACT: biblegateway(dot)com/passage/?search=Ezekiel%2033:%206-16&version=AMP;NASB;MSG
    Please Everyone study letusreason(DOT)org/Pent48.htm about being The WATCHMAN for God’s people Ezekiel 33:6-16
    Repent Beyounce from your DARK religion of SELF, & realize that to claim that you are a B.A.C. yet are willfully leading others into DARKNESS,is just causing God to judge you more harshly.
    because you KNEW better! Fact: biblegateway(dot)com/passage/?search=Luke%2012:%2047-48&version=MSG;NASB;NLT;MSG
    Luke 12:47-48 The Message (MSG) “The servant who knows what his master wants and ignores it, or insolently does whatever he pleases,
    will be thoroughly thrashed.But if he does a poor job through ignorance, he’ll get off with a slap on the hand.
    Great gifts mean great responsibilities; greater gifts, greater responsibilities!
    1 Corinthians 10:13 – “No temptation (or trial) has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted (or tried) beyond what you are able,
    but with the temptation (or trial) will provide the way of escape also, that you may be able to endure it.”
    John 3:16

  • When We Speak TV

    Also check out this interview with Crissy Collins, background singer for Beyonce!

  • ITS BEYONCE..& those chicks

    I mean why even bother? The camera was focused on HER! They lowered Kelly Rowlands mike so we couldnt even hear her! Beyonce is just Diana Ross all over again. Like Berry Gordy focused on making Diana the star Beyonces father put her in the front and center…until JayZ took over that is! Maybe it would have been better if they presented themselves as a group and not as Beyonce and her forgotten backup singers!

  • http://twitter dave

    sorry beyonce wish of toping madonna didn’t come true..madonna hold the tittle as.the most watched performance in us television history,,,,u aren’t even second ..u are 3rd.. u should of bring lady caca(madonna wanna be) to help you with the ratings…maybe caca with her wild outfit would of give you a little help..

  • Jorge

    @nolano: And Madonna’s Image Wasn’t That Of A SLUT As Well? Come On Now.

  • Toni

    I think her performance was fantastic :) should’ve been the top most watched!

  • Brian


    You know what’s funny? I’ve seen this comment posted on MANY other boards as well. Are you like trying to prove a point or something? Do you really feel that threatened by Beyonce to go to almost EVERY forum and post the same comment? You are such a weak individual!

    And just for the record, that’s her REAL hair–not a wig. Since I can remember Beyonce has always been light-skinned. If she seems lighter, then maybe you should think about the make-up she wears along with the lights that shines on her when she performs. If you knew a thing or two about the entertainment world you would know that. I always questioned God why he gave some fools the ability to talk. The world would be a much better place without them.

  • jellybean

    I love the NFL and the Super Bowl is my bitter sweet day. I like Beyonce/music however I thought she could have put a lot more into her half-time show considering ALL THE HYPE. It def didn’t live up to it. Plus, all Beyonce needed was a pole then the rating would have gone thru the roof. What was with the lace?&*%$! there’s no lacy in football! Have seen MUCH better halftime shows. sorry Beyonce, you left me flat.

  • AMY

    She got a nose job!

  • Jacqueline
  • Robinnicole

    @dave: No No No,….Micheal Jackson holds that title,…not Madonna,.look it up: Micheal Jackson superbowl halftime show,…1993,….Tis all.

  • Ml

    Beyonce’s performace was anything but family friendly. My 5 year old asked me why she was showing her butt. How embarrassing!!!! We had to change the channel. From what we saw, it appeared the only thing missing was a stripper pole. What has America come to? No wonder teenagers don’t know how to act?

  • tammy snow

    Beyoncé kicked ass and the best yet to perform at the superbowel