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The Super Bowl is just five days away. That means a lot of people will be in front of their televisions on Sunday—but this year's game has a lot to live up to when you look at past TV ratings numbers.
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When the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos square off at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., it will be the first Super Bowl played outdoors in winter weather. That's expected to help bring in more TV viewers, who will be snuggled warmly on their couches, watching the teams battle each other in the elements.
While we won't know how big the audience will be until the numbers are crunched, we do have some statistics from previous Super Bowls to compare it to, courtesy of Horizon Media. So while you're figuring out how many yards Peyton Manning will pass for, or how many interceptions the Seahawks' secondary might make, keep the following TV ratings stats handy as you watch the big game:
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—By CNBC's Mark Koba.