12.3 million fans tuned in -- up 40 percent from 2009
Most-watched all-star game in cable history
Following a record-setting regular season and playoffs, the NFL posted the most-watched Pro Bowl in a decade.
The 2010 Pro Bowl, shown by ESPN on Sunday, was watched by an average of 12.3 million viewers, the most since the 2000 game (13.2 million viewers on ABC) and a 40 percent increase from last season (8.8 million viewers on NBC).
The 12.3 million viewers also represent the largest viewership for any all-star game ever on cable television.