Released February 5, 2012
Super Bowl XLVI was an American football game between the American Football Conference (AFC) champion New England Patriots and the National Football Conference (NFC) champion New York Giants to decide the National Football League (NFL) champion for the 2011 season. The game was played on Sunday, February 5, 2012 at 6:30 pm EST in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium. The Giants defeated the Patriots 21–17. Eli Manning was named Super Bowl MVP for the second time in his career. The Giants set a new record for the worst regular season record (9–7, win percentage of 56.3%) by a Super Bowl champion. It was the most-watched program in the history of United States television, with 111.3 million US viewers, meaning that over 33% of the American population watched the initial broadcast.