Pro Bowl Most-Watched in 14 Years

Show also highest-rated since 2000

Last Updated: January 31, 2011 @ 11:34 AM

In a good omen for Super Bowl tune-in, Sunday's Pro Bowl had 13.4 million viewers, making it the most-watched since 1997.

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With an 8.6/15 rating, it was the highest-rated Pro Bowl since 2000.

Viewers must be feeling 1997 nostalgia: Last week, the AFC and NFC championship games earned the highest ratings in 14 years.

Last year's Super Bowl was the most-watched U.S. TV broadcast ever.