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Univision Tops ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and Telemundo on Sunday Night

By Univision PR Team

Jun 25, 2019

Univision Tops ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and Telemundo on Sunday Night, Delivers Two of the Top Five Programs on Broadcast TV for the Entire Week Among Adults 18-49

Univision Delivers Primetime Audience Growth for the Second Consecutive Week Across All Key Demos

 

Univision Broadcast Prime Highlights – Week of June 17, 2019 to June 23, 2019

  • On Sunday night, Univision was the top-rated broadcast network for the entire night, outperforming ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, The CW and Telemundo among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. The 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup matchup between Martinique and Mexico drew in 2.5 million Total Viewers 2+, 1.3 million Adults 18-49 and 545,000 Adults 18-34, making it the No. 1 program on broadcast television with both the key 18 to 49 and 18 to 34 demographics. Not only did the sports event triple the network’s audience levels in the 8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. time slot from the prior week but it also propelled Univision to a first-place finish on Spanish-language television with three to four times the audience of Telemundo on Sunday night among Total Viewers 2+, Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34.
  • For the entire week, Univision finished as the fourth most-watched broadcast network during primetime, ahead of CBS and The CW among Adults 18-49 as well as CBS, FOX and The CW among Adults 18-34. Last week also marked the 39th consecutive week since the start of the current 2018/2019 season that Univision has surpassed The CW in primetime with 1.3 million Total Viewers 2+, 595,000 Adults 18-49 and 238,000 Adults 18-34.
  • Univision ranked as the No. 1 Spanish-language network in primetime, outperforming Telemundo by +3% among Adults 18-49 and by +11% among Total Viewers 2+.
  • Univision out-delivered one or more of the English-language broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX) on six out of seven nights last week among Adults 18-34 and on four out of seven nights among Adults 18-49.
  • Univision delivered audience growth (+4%) during primetime from the comparable week in 2018 while ABC (-2%), CBS (-20%), NBC (-18%), FOX (-15%), The CW (-23%) and Telemundo (-5%) all reported audience declines with the key Adult 18-49 demographic.
  • Univision aired two of the top five programs during primetime on broadcast television for the entire week among Adults 18-49 with No. 3 “Copa Oro 2019 UNI 10(S)-Mexico vs. Canada” and No. 5 “Copa Oro 2019 UNI 18(S)-Martinica vs. Mexico.”
  • For the second consecutive week, Univision increased its weeknight primetime audience week-over-week among Total Viewers 2+ (+12% to 1.3 million), Adults 18-49 (+19% to 552,000) and Adults 18-34 (+18% to 220,000).
    • At 8 p.m., “La Reina Soy Yo” averaged more Total Viewers 2+ (+5% to 1.3 million) and Adults 18-49 (+4% to 519,000) than the prior week. The series also drew in more young Adult 18-34 (211,000) viewers than first-run episodes of ABC’s “Family Food Fight,” “Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” and “Reef Break;” CBS’ “Blood & Treasure,” “Elementary,” “Life In Pieces” and “The Good Fight;” NBC’s “Inbetween;” FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance;” as well as The CW’s “Big Stage,” “Burden of Truth,” “In The Dark,” “IZombie,” “Jane the Virgin,” “Masters of Illusion,” “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “The Hundred” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway.”
    • At 9 p.m., “Silvia Pinal Frente A Ti” attracted 1.3 million Total Viewers 2+, 475,000 Adults 18-49 and 169,000 Adults 18-34 during its two-hour finale on Monday night. The bio-epic series also positioned Univision among the top-rated broadcast networks for the entire night with double-digit audience advantages over CBS (+22% adv.) and The CW (+60% adv.) among Adults 18-34.
    • At 10 pm., “Por Amar Sin Ley” has consistently increased its audience over the last two weeks among Total Viewers 2+ (+3% to 1.2 million), Adults 18-49 (+7% to 473,000) and Adults 18-34 (+14% to 196,000). For the third consecutive week, the legal drama series also outperformed The CW’s entire original primetime line-up consisting of “Big Stage,” “Burden of Truth,” “In The Dark,” “IZombie,” “Jane The Virgin,” “Masters of Illusion,” “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “The Hundred” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway.”
  • On Wednesday night, Univision captured the No. 4 broadcast network ranking, ahead of CBS, NBC and The CW for the entire night among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34. The 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup matchup between Mexico and Canada delivered 2.7 million Total Viewers 2+ and ranked as the No. 1 program on broadcast television with both Adults 18-49 (1.4 million) and Adults 18-34 (570,000).
  • Airing from 7:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Saturday night, Univision’s live coverage of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament featuring the United States vs. Trinidad and Tobago averaged more Total Viewers 2+ (+26% to 809,000), Adults 18-49 (+48% to 343,000) and Adults 18-34 (+50% to 129,000) to the network’s time period compared to the same night last year. The sports event also made Univision one of the top-rated broadcast networks for the entire night, outperforming ABC and CBS among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 as well as out-delivered Telemundo by +17% among Total Viewers 2+.

 

Source: Nielsen, NPM (06/17/2019-06/23/2019) Mon-Sat 8pm-11pm/Sun 7pm-11pm, Live+SD.

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