UEFA Champions League Soccer on Univision Deportes Delivers Most-Watched Season Ever in the U.S., Regardless of Language, Reaches Nearly 23 Million Total Viewers
By: Cynopsis Media
Univision Deportes announced that nearly 22.2 million Total Viewers 2+ tuned in to all or part of its 91 UEFA Champions League telecasts, making it the most-watched season on any network or in any language during UD’s inaugural season as the exclusive Spanish-language television partner. In total, Univision delivered 60% of the UCL television audience in the U.S. The performance marks the first time since 2013-14 that the league’s Spanish-language telecasts attracted a higher audience share than English-language. For the season, matches airing on Univision and simulcast on Univision Deportes Network (UDN) averaged 631,000 Total Viewers 2+ and 314,000 Adults 18-49. Meanwhile, across the Univision Deportes linear portfolio – including Univision, UniMás, Univision Deportes Network (UDN) and Galavisión – UCL contests generated an average of 231,000 Total Viewers 2+ and 120,000 Adults 18-49. This season’s matches out-delivered the previous season’s Spanish-language telecasts by +32% among Total Viewers 2+ and +9% with Adults 18-49.
Source: Cynopsis Sports