9 out of the 10 most watched things on TV this year were football games. The Super Bowl was the most watched followed by the blackout at the Super Bowl. Nielsen officially calls it the “Super Bowl 47-Delay.” More than 106 million people watched the 34 minutes of proof of why people on TV need scripts. That’s what ‘reality TV’ would be like without the scripts. The only show that wasn’t football related to make the top 10? The Academy Awards.