or


[06/19/10 - 04:03 PM]
U.S. - Slovenia: ESPN's Most-Watched Soccer Telecast
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, June 18.

[via press release from ESPN]

U.S. - Slovenia: ESPN's Most-Watched Soccer Telecast

Rating for 23 Games on ABC & ESPN up 60% vs. 2006

Digital Platforms Set Records

Friday morning's United States vs. Slovenia FIFA World Cup match on ESPN - in which the Americans overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit to earn a 2-2 draw - is the most-watched soccer game among households in the history of ESPN networks - 3,906,000, based on a 3.9 fast national rating for the two-hour contest (10 a.m. ET - noon). It ranks third most-watched among viewers (P2+ - 5,200,000), behind the Germany/Italy semifinal (5,850,000) on July 4, 2006, and the US/Germany quarterfinal on June 21, 2002 (5,335,000).

Through Friday, June 18 and 23 games on ABC and ESPN, the 2010 World Cup is averaging a 1.9 U.S. rating (for the two-hour match window) -- up 60% from 2006 (1.2). Household impressions are up 66% (from 1,336,000 to 2,333,000) and P2+ impressions are up 71% (from 1,720,000 to 2,950,000).

San Diego was the top market for yesterday's Team USA game, delivering an 8.5 rating - all the more impressive considering the 7 a.m. local start time. Rounding out the top five were Washington, DC (6.4), Miami (6.2), West Palm Beach (5.9), and San Francisco (5.7). San Diego was also the top market for the USA/England game on ABC (11.5).

USA/Slovenia Sets Records for ESPN3.com and ESPNRadio.com

ESPN3.com - The U.S. vs. Slovenia was the most-viewed event ever on ESPN3.com with 798,911 unique viewers, including both live and on-demand viewing; 624,425 hours consumed; and an average time spent of 47 minutes.

Live and replay World Cup matches have been viewed on ESPN3.com by almost 3.4 million unique viewers from June 11-18, generating 342.7 million minutes of viewing (over an hour and a half per viewer).

ESPN.com - World Cup content (includes ESPN Soccernet and ESPNDeportes/cop-mundial) delivered 40.4 million visits and 137.9 million page views from June 11-18.

ESPNRadio.com - the US vs. Slovenia game is the most-listened to stream in the 10-year history of ESPNRadio.com, reaching close to 100,000 concurrent listeners in the final moments of the game (source: ando media).

ESPN Mobile -- generated 1.8 million World Cup video views from June 11-18.

World Cup Schedule - Remainder of Opening Round

The third and final match for the U.S. in the Opening Round - Wednesday, June 23 vs. Algeria at 9:30 a.m. - will be aired on ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN3.com and ESPN Radio. With a victory, the Americans would advance to the round of 16 and the start of the elimination tournament games.

Date Time (ET) Network Match Group Site

Sun 6/20 7 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Paraguay F Bloemfontein 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Italy vs. New Zealand F Nelspruit 2 p.m. ABC Brazil vs. Ivory Coast G Johannesburg

Mon 6/21 7 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. Korea DPR G Cape Town 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Switzerland H Port Elizabeth 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Spain vs. Honduras H Johannesburg

Tue 6/22 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Mexico vs. Uruguay A Rustenburg 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com France vs. South Africa A Bloemfontein 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Nigeria vs. Korea Republic B Durban 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Greece vs. Argentina B Polokwane

Wed 6/23 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Slovenia vs. England C Port Elizabeth 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com USA vs. Algeria C Pretoria 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Ghana vs. Germany D Johannesburg 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Australia vs. Serbia D Nelspruit

Thu 6/24 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Italy F Johannesburg 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Paraguay vs. New Zealand F Polokwane 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Denmark vs. Japan E Rustenburg 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Cameroon vs. Netherlands E Cape Town

Fri 6/25 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. Brazil G Durban 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Ivory Coast vs. Korea DPR G Nelspruit 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Spain H Pretoria 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Switzerland vs. Honduras H Bloemfontein

ESPN Inc.'s 2010 FIFA World Cup Coverage in the United States

South Africa 2010 is ESPN's seventh 2010 FIFA World Cup and coverage of the event is the most comprehensive in company history. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will air all 64 matches live and in high definition. ESPN3.com, ESPN's signature broadband network available in more than 50 million homes, will feature live English-language simulcasts of matches on ESPN and ESPN2. ESPN 3D will feature 25 matches. ESPN Mobile TV will show all matches. ESPN Deportes, the Spanish-language all sports network, will air more than 50 matches in Portuguese live in the U.S., and ESPN Radio will broadcast all 64 matches. Additionally, ESPN will present television studio programming from site in South Africa, offering U.S. sports fans the most comprehensive news and information coverage throughout the month-long soccer showcase.





  [june 2010]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









most recent ratings | view all posts
[04/26/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
CBS then is the most-watched broadcast network last night.

[04/26/15 - 08:40 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live," With Host Chris Hemsworth, Is Its Top Rebroadcast Since February 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:40 AM]
"20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Draws 16.9 Million on Friday - Biggest "20/20" in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Posts Big Numbers for ABC
Nearly 17 million viewers on average tune into the two-hour special.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 10:31 AM]
Live + 3 Day Ratings: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" Emerges at Sunday's Top Broadcast Series
ABC further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.

[04/24/15 - 08:48 AM]
"The Blacklist" Builds on Last Night's 18-49 Lead-In by 180% with Its First Original Telecast Since April 2
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/24/15 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, CBS Share in Top Demo Honors
The Alphabet gets a big boost from "Grey's Anatomy," which is up by a third from a week ago among adults 18-49.

[04/24/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on the Opening Night of the May Sweep for the First Time in 6 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, April 23.

[04/23/15 - 11:01 AM]
Encores of "The Tonight Show" Outperform ABC, CBS Timeslot Competition in 18-49 and Other Key Demos for Week of April 13-17
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 09:49 AM]
ABC Grows by Double Digits to Its Best Performance in Late-Night in 5 Weeks
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 13-17.

[04/23/15 - 08:45 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Grows 11% in 18-49 vs. Its Prior Original Three Weeks Ago
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.

[04/23/15 - 08:39 AM]
ABC Finishes No. 1 on Wednesday Night Among Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 22.