The Kansas City Chiefs’ victory over the New York Jets on Sunday was the most-watched Sunday show since the Super Bowl in February, drawing an average of 27 million viewers, including millions of teenagers who tuned in to the game the star attended. of pop Taylor Swift. NBC Sports said Monday.
A rumored relationship between Swift and Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce has sparked interest in Super Bowl champion Kansas City. Sales of Kelce’s jersey increased after Swift’s appearance at his Week 3 home game and she was rumored to be attending the game in New York.
Swift was seen in a luxury box at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, watching the Chiefs pick up the thrilling victory, as fans once again delighted in her appearance on social media. She also saw several actors in the box, including Canadian Ryan Reynolds and his wife Blake Lively, and Hugh Jackman.
Viewership among teens ages 12 to 17 increased 53 percent over the season-to-date average for Sunday night footballpart of an approximate increase of more than two million female viewers, according to a statement from NBC Sports.
Sunday night’s game, won by Kansas City 23-20, was up 22 percent overall from last year’s Week 4 primetime event on NBC and digital platforms.
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It was not the most watched game of the season. The first game of the NFL season, played on a Thursday between the Chiefs and the Detroit Lions, attracted 27.5 million viewers.
The Chiefs, who extended their record this season to 3-1 with the victory, will face the Minnesota Vikings on the road on Sunday.