or


[09/11/13 - 04:12 PM]
USA-Mexico - Equals Best Rating for ESPN's FIFA World Cup Qualifiers
ESPN spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 10.

[via press release from ESPN]

USA-Mexico - Equals Best Rating for ESPN's FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Rivalry Boosts Current World Cup Qualifying Audience by 60 Percent vs. 2010

Last night's telecast of the 2-0 victory by the U.S. Men's National Team over archrival Mexico in Columbus, Ohio, delivered an average U.S. household rating of 1.4, matching the previous record for FIFA World Cup rating on ESPN for Mexico vs. USA on March 26, 2013, at Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, according to Nielsen Media.

The telecast was seen by an average audience of 2.243 million viewers (P2+) and 1.641 million television households.

The two USA-Mexico World Cup qualifying matches for Brazil 2014 have helped boost the average rating for the current round of qualifiers on ESPN television by 60 percent compared to the last series - a 0.8 US rating for eight matches of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying series vs. 0.5 rating for the 2010 qualifiers.

Five Most-Viewed World Cup Qualifying or International Friendly Matches on ESPN or ESPN2:
Date Match Network HH Rating P2+ (Viewers)
Tue, March 26, 2013 Mexico vs. USA (WCQ) ESPN 1.4 2,385,000
Tue, Sept 10, 2013 USA vs. Mexico (WCQ) ESPN 1.4 2,243,000
Tue, June 12, 2013 USA vs. Panama (WCQ) ESPN 0.8 1,436,000
Wed, Feb 11, 2009 USA vs. Mexico (WCQ) ESPN2 0.7 1,191,000
Wed, May 30, 2012 USA vs. Brazil (Friendly) ESPN2 0.6 1,128,000

Columbus, Ohio, was the top market for the match telecast with a 5.1 rating. Rounding out the top 10 markets were: Miami-Ft. Lauderdale (3.3), Buffalo (3.2), Dayton, Ohio (2.8), Washington, DC (2.8), San Diego (2.7), New York (2.7), Seattle-Tacoma (2.6), San Antonio (2.5) and West Palm Beach (2.5).

ESPN Digital Media:

USA vs. Mexico were the most viewed World Cup qualifying match in 2013 to date on WatchESPN across computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox and Apple TV with nearly 118,000 live unique viewers and 4.7 million live minutes. Additionally, on Tuesday, soccer content across digital platforms - ESPN FC, ESPN Deportes and ESPN.com online, on the mobile Web and apps - collectively logged nearly 1.9 million video starts, 14.6 million page views and 24.9 million minutes of time spent.

ESPN Deportes:

Following the USA-Mexico match, ESPN Deportes' news and information programming anchored by a special post-match edition of the critically acclaimed Futbol Picante was seen by an average Hispanic audience of 156,700 viewers (104,000 Hispanic households; 0.7 Hispanic rating) - the second highest audience for the show in 2013.

Last Friday's Futbol Picante post-match special immediately following Mexico vs. Costa Rica at Estadio Azteca set the record for most-watched edition of the program this year with 241,600 Hispanic viewers (168,500 Hispanic households; 1.1 Hispanic rating)





  [september 2013]  
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
[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/30/14 - 02:17 PM]
52 Million Viewers Tune-In to World Series Game 7
FOX Sports spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 11:20 AM]
"The Tonight Show" Defeats Letterman, Kimmel in All Key Ratings Categories for Week of Oct. 20-24
NBC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/30/14 - 09:16 AM]
NBC Posts Record-Setting Soccer Weekend with Most-Watched Premier League & MLS Matches
NBC spins the numbers for the weekend of October 25-26.

[10/30/14 - 08:50 AM]
Bounce TV Posts Double-Digit Primetime Viewership Gains Among HHs, A18-49 & A25-54 in October
Bounce TV spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[10/30/14 - 08:39 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: World Series Wraps on Top for FOX
Plus: The CW's "Arrow" and "The 100" see double-digit weekly gains despite said competition.

[10/30/14 - 08:35 AM]
"The Mysteries of Laura" Retains 92% of the Prior Week's Rating in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 08:23 AM]
ABC's Wednesday Builds Against the Deciding Game 7 of the 2014 World Series
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, October 29.

[10/30/14 - 08:19 AM]
October Is a Record-Breaking Month for DIY Network
DIY Network spins the numbers for the month of October to date.

[10/30/14 - 07:39 AM]
ABC Scores Its 2nd-Best Performance in Late-Night This Season in Total Viewers
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of October 20-24.

[10/29/14 - 03:25 PM]
Duggar Wedding Rings in Record Ratings for TLC
TLC spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 28.