Super Bowl LIII draws lowest overnight ratings in a decade

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In contrast, the 2018 Super Bowl drew a 53 rating in football insane New Orleans. So it's no surprise that NOLA had a few things to say about the lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever.

New Orleans is typically one of the highest-rated media markets for NFL games regardless of who's playing, but America's best football city made other plans when their team was shorted a shot at the Super Bowl.

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Overall, CBS drew a 44.9 overnight rating for what ended up being the lowest-scoring Super Bowl in history, according to Deadline's Dominic Patten.

They're now marching through the streets in a second line parade to party their way out of their misery for missing the Super Bowl. "Sunday's metered market result is the worst the Super Bowl has done in the early numbers since the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Arizona Cardinals on February 1, 2009".

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The Algiers Point ferry scheduled to leave every half hour sat docked with a totally impaired path to the Canal Street landing into downtown New Orleans.

The Saints had to settle for a field goal before the Rams tied the game, then won in overtime to reach Super Bowl LIII. Tom Brady's historic sixth Super Bowl victory is still expected to have the biggest viewership of any televised event in 2019.

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Saints fans protested and partied on Sunday as they vowed to not watch the game.