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Univision Outperforms ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX Every Night Last Week, Finishes Ahead of FOX For Third Straight Week

Aug 6, 2019

Univision Outperforms ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX Every Night Last Week, Finishes Ahead of FOX For Third Straight Week in Primetime Among Adults 18-34

Liga MX Matchup Featuring America vs. Tijuana Drives Univision to Victory Over ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX for Third Consecutive Saturday Night with
Young Adult 18-34 Viewers 


Univision Broadcast Prime Highlights – Week of July 29, 2019 to August 4, 2019

  • Univision outperformed one or more of the English-language broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, NBC or FOX) on every single night last week among Adults 18-34 and on five out of seven nights among Adults 18-49.
  • For the third consecutive week, Univision out-delivered FOX and The CW in primetime to rank among the top 5 broadcast networks for the entire week with Adults 18-34.
  • On Saturday night, Univision captured the No. 2 broadcast network ranking for the entire night, outperforming ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX over the last three weeks among Adults 18-34. The Liga MX soccer match between America and Tijuana drew in 947,000 Total Viewers 2+, 431,000 Adults 18-49 and 178,000 Adults 18-34, making it the second and fourth most-watched program on broadcast television with the respective 18 to 34 and 18 to 49 demographics. America vs. Tijuana also averaged more Adult 18-49 (+6% adv.) and Adult 18-34 (+21% adv.) viewers than FOX’s coverage of “PBC Fight Night-Kownacki vs. Aerreola” as well as propelled Univision to a first-place finish on Spanish-language television with double-digit audience advantages over Telemundo for the entire night among Total Viewers 2+ (+40% adv.), Adults 18-49 (+13% adv.) and Adults 18-34 (+10% adv.).
  • Univision finished ahead of the CW for the 45th consecutive week since the start of the current 2018/2019 season during primetime with 1.1 million Total Viewers 2+, 434,000 Adults 18-49 and 175,000 Adults 18-34.
  • Airing weeknights at 8 p.m., “La Reina Soy Yo” averaged 1.2 million Total Viewers 2+, 446,000 Adults 18-49 and 189,000 Adults 18-34 and made Univision the No. 1 Spanish-language network with double-digit audience advantages over Telemundo’s “Un Poquito Tuyo” among Total Viewers 2+ (+44% adv.), Adults 18-49 (+30% adv.) and Adults 18-34 (+26% adv.). The series also drew in more Adults 18-34 than first-run episodes of ABC’s “Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” and “Reef Break;” CBS’ “Blood & Treasure,” “Elementary,” “Instinct” and “The Good Fight;” NBC’s “The InBetween;” FOX’s “So You Think You Can Dance;” and The CW’s entire original primetime line-up consisting of “Big Stage,” “iZombie,” “Jane The Virgin,” “Masters of Illusion,” “Pandora,” “Penn & Teller: Fool Us,” “The Outpost,” “The Hundred” and “Whose Line Is It Anyway.”
  • In its premiere week, Univision’s “Sin Miedo a la Verdad” attracted 1.0 million Total Viewers 2+, 408,000 Adults 18-49 and 160,000 Adults 18-34 and positioned it among the top-rated broadcast networks during the weeknight 10 p.m. hour, outperforming CBS by +37% among Adults 18-34. “Sin Miedo a la Verdad” also delivered more Adult 18-49 and Adult 18-34 viewers than first-run episodes of such English-language dramas as ABC’s “Reef Break;” CBS’ “Blood & Treasure,” “Instinct” and “The Good Fight” as well as The CW’s “iZombie,” “Pandora,” “The Hundred” and “The Outpost.”
  • On Sunday night, Univision’s “Aquí y Ahora” increased its audience week-over-week among Total Viewers 2+ (+31% to 1.1 million), Adults 18-49 (+57% to 421,000) and Adults 18-34 (+50% to 143,000). With year-over-year audience growth of +66%, the newsmagazine also outperformed the first-hour of Telemundo’s “MasterChef Latino” from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. by +20% with the key 18 to 49 demographic.
Source: Nielsen, NPM (07/29/2019-08/04/2019) Mon-Sat 8pm-11pm/Sun 7pm-11pm, Live+SD.


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