Super Bowl XLVIII was played at the MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, on Feb. 2, 2014. The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8.
At the time of the broadcast, Super Bowl XLVIII was the most-watched telecast in American television history, boasting an average audience of 111.5 million viewers. The Super Bowl was the first championship win for the Seattle Seahawks and the fifth championship loss for the Denver Broncos. It was also the first Super Bowl to be played outside in a cold weather city. The halftime show featured Bruno Mars and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.