An examination of Super Bowl Viewership with John Ourand and Austin Karp
Episode 131 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a roundtable on Super Bowl viewership with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Austin Karp, the Managing Editor/Digital at Sports Business Journal. In this podcast, Deitsch, Ourand and Karp discuss the Super Bowl averaging 96.4 million viewers across all platforms, the lowest since Super Bowl 41 on CBS in 2007; why viewership was down; the declines in the 18 to 49 demographic; the broader context of jewel sports being down during the pandemic; the long-term impact on the NFL; the prospect of post-COVID sports viewership, and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
Chelsea Janes of The Washington Post and Sportnet's (Canada) Donnovan Bennett
Steve Levy of ESPN
About The Show
The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic.