NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Univision Deportes, the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) that includes UDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports cable network, today announced exemplary ratings for its broadcast of the Copa America Centenario tournament to-date. Through all 24 matches of the group stage, Copa America Centenario on Univision Deportes averaged 2.6 million Total Viewers 2+ and 1.4 million Adults 18-49 per match, besting the 2014 World Cup group stage performance by +3% among Adults 18-49. Univision Deportes has reached 39.4 million Total Viewers 2+ through the Copa America Centenario group stage ending last night.
Throughout the tournament group stage, the Mexican national team matches averaged 4.9 million Total Viewers 2+ and 2.8 million Adults 18-49. The Mexican national team matches out-delivered the NHL Stanley Cup Final telecasts on all NBC networks and the Tony Awards on CBS among Adults 18-49.
The Chile versus Panama match which aired last night at 7:30pm EDT averaged 1.9 million Total Viewers 2+ and 1.0 million Adults 18-49. The Argentina versus Bolivia match which aired last night at 10:00pm EDT averaged 2.8 million Total Viewers 2+ and 1.6 million Adults 18-49.
The Copa America Centenario tournament advances to the quarterfinals beginning Thursday night with USA versus Ecuador at 9:00pm EDT on UniMás with a simulcast on UDN.
The Chile versus Panama match made UniMás the No. 1 broadcast station during the time period (8:00pm-10:00pm EDT, live across time zones) among:
- Adults 18-49 in Los Angeles, Dallas and Phoenix
- Young Adults 18-34 in Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas and Phoenix
The Chile versus Panama match on UniMás had higher viewership than the ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations combined in the 8:00pm-10:00pm EDT, time period (live across time zones) among:
- Young Adults 18-34 in Dallas and Phoenix
Source: Nielsen, NSI, Chile vs. Panama (06/14/16) 8:00 pm-10:00 pm EDT; live across time zones. Rankings based on impressions. KFTR in Los Angeles includes TFTR on Time Warner Cable. Live +SD.
The Argentina versus Bolivia match made Univision the No. 1 broadcast station during the time period (10:15pm-12:15am EDT, live across time zones) among:
- Total Viewers 2+ in Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas
- Adults 18-49 and young Adults 18-34 in Los Angeles, New York, Houston, Dallas and San Francisco
In fact, the Argentina versus Bolivia match was No. 1 program of the day among:
- Adults 18-49 in Los Angeles, Houston and Dallas
- Young Adults 18-34 in Houston
The Argentina versus Bolivia match on Univision had higher viewership than the ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX stations combined in the 10:15pm-12:15am EDT, time period (live across time zones) among:
- Young Adults 18-34 in Dallas
Source: Nielsen, NSI, Argentina vs. Bolivia (06/14/16) 10:15 pm-12:15 am EDT; live across time zones. No. 1 program of the day based on preliminary program rankings, 10:00 pm-12:30 am EDT (live across time zones). Rankings based on impressions. KMEX in Los Angeles includes UMEX on Time Warner Cable. Live +SD.
SOCIAL MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS
Through the group stage, Copa America Centenario was the No. 2 most social program across all English and Spanish broadcast and cable networks, outperforming everything except the 2016 NBA finals on ABC. 19,000 unique authors on average sent 1.6 million tweets about Copa America Centenario.
Source: Nielsen, ranked on tweets from Univision, UniMás and Univision Deportes
Through the group stage, Copa América Centenario delivered 1.2 million total livestreams for 26 million minutes watched. 92% of all streams occurred in the mobile app.
Source: Nielsen, NPM, L+SD data. Fast cume with 1 minute qualifier. Adobe Analytics.
About Univision Deportes
Univision Deportes is the multimedia sports division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) and includes UDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the U.S. Univision Deportes’ portfolio of rights includes 11 of the 18 teams in Liga MX, the Mexican National Team, the U.S. Men’s & Women’s National Teams, Major League Soccer, Copa MX, Copa Centroamericana, Copa América Centenario 2016, CONCACAF Gold Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, international friendlies, select matches from Liga de Ascenso in Mexico, Portuguese First Division, Dutch First Division, FC Barcelona TV and Bayern Munich TV, Mexico’s Campeón de Campeones and SúperCopa, and Formula 1. Univision Deportes is also the exclusive home to shows such as Premios Univision Deportes, Solo Boxeo, Zona NBA, Republica Deportiva and Contacto Deportivo, the highest-rated Spanish-language sports studio show in the U.S., and delivers comprehensive coverage across platforms on all the latest from the NBA, NFL, MLB, and world of boxing.
About Univision Communications Inc.
Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the leading networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports cable network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 59 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, Univision Now, a direct to consumer video service, Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content, The Root, the leading online news, opinion and culture destination for African-Americans and a stake in The Onion, the nation’s leading comedy and news satire brand; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit corporate.univision.com.