or


[06/19/10 - 04:03 PM]
U.S. - Slovenia: ESPN's Most-Watched Soccer Telecast
ESPN spins the numbers for Friday, June 18.

[via press release from ESPN]

U.S. - Slovenia: ESPN's Most-Watched Soccer Telecast

Rating for 23 Games on ABC & ESPN up 60% vs. 2006

Digital Platforms Set Records

Friday morning's United States vs. Slovenia FIFA World Cup match on ESPN - in which the Americans overcame a 2-0 halftime deficit to earn a 2-2 draw - is the most-watched soccer game among households in the history of ESPN networks - 3,906,000, based on a 3.9 fast national rating for the two-hour contest (10 a.m. ET - noon). It ranks third most-watched among viewers (P2+ - 5,200,000), behind the Germany/Italy semifinal (5,850,000) on July 4, 2006, and the US/Germany quarterfinal on June 21, 2002 (5,335,000).

Through Friday, June 18 and 23 games on ABC and ESPN, the 2010 World Cup is averaging a 1.9 U.S. rating (for the two-hour match window) -- up 60% from 2006 (1.2). Household impressions are up 66% (from 1,336,000 to 2,333,000) and P2+ impressions are up 71% (from 1,720,000 to 2,950,000).

San Diego was the top market for yesterday's Team USA game, delivering an 8.5 rating - all the more impressive considering the 7 a.m. local start time. Rounding out the top five were Washington, DC (6.4), Miami (6.2), West Palm Beach (5.9), and San Francisco (5.7). San Diego was also the top market for the USA/England game on ABC (11.5).

USA/Slovenia Sets Records for ESPN3.com and ESPNRadio.com

ESPN3.com - The U.S. vs. Slovenia was the most-viewed event ever on ESPN3.com with 798,911 unique viewers, including both live and on-demand viewing; 624,425 hours consumed; and an average time spent of 47 minutes.

Live and replay World Cup matches have been viewed on ESPN3.com by almost 3.4 million unique viewers from June 11-18, generating 342.7 million minutes of viewing (over an hour and a half per viewer).

ESPN.com - World Cup content (includes ESPN Soccernet and ESPNDeportes/cop-mundial) delivered 40.4 million visits and 137.9 million page views from June 11-18.

ESPNRadio.com - the US vs. Slovenia game is the most-listened to stream in the 10-year history of ESPNRadio.com, reaching close to 100,000 concurrent listeners in the final moments of the game (source: ando media).

ESPN Mobile -- generated 1.8 million World Cup video views from June 11-18.

World Cup Schedule - Remainder of Opening Round

The third and final match for the U.S. in the Opening Round - Wednesday, June 23 vs. Algeria at 9:30 a.m. - will be aired on ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN3.com and ESPN Radio. With a victory, the Americans would advance to the round of 16 and the start of the elimination tournament games.

Date Time (ET) Network Match Group Site

Sun 6/20 7 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Paraguay F Bloemfontein 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Italy vs. New Zealand F Nelspruit 2 p.m. ABC Brazil vs. Ivory Coast G Johannesburg

Mon 6/21 7 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. Korea DPR G Cape Town 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Switzerland H Port Elizabeth 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Spain vs. Honduras H Johannesburg

Tue 6/22 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Mexico vs. Uruguay A Rustenburg 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com France vs. South Africa A Bloemfontein 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Nigeria vs. Korea Republic B Durban 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Greece vs. Argentina B Polokwane

Wed 6/23 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Slovenia vs. England C Port Elizabeth 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com USA vs. Algeria C Pretoria 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Ghana vs. Germany D Johannesburg 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Australia vs. Serbia D Nelspruit

Thu 6/24 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Slovakia vs. Italy F Johannesburg 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Paraguay vs. New Zealand F Polokwane 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Denmark vs. Japan E Rustenburg 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Cameroon vs. Netherlands E Cape Town

Fri 6/25 9:30 a.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Portugal vs. Brazil G Durban 9:30 a.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Ivory Coast vs. Korea DPR G Nelspruit 2 p.m. ESPN/ESPN360.com Chile vs. Spain H Pretoria 2 p.m. ESPN2/ESPN360.com Switzerland vs. Honduras H Bloemfontein

ESPN Inc.'s 2010 FIFA World Cup Coverage in the United States

South Africa 2010 is ESPN's seventh 2010 FIFA World Cup and coverage of the event is the most comprehensive in company history. ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will air all 64 matches live and in high definition. ESPN3.com, ESPN's signature broadband network available in more than 50 million homes, will feature live English-language simulcasts of matches on ESPN and ESPN2. ESPN 3D will feature 25 matches. ESPN Mobile TV will show all matches. ESPN Deportes, the Spanish-language all sports network, will air more than 50 matches in Portuguese live in the U.S., and ESPN Radio will broadcast all 64 matches. Additionally, ESPN will present television studio programming from site in South Africa, offering U.S. sports fans the most comprehensive news and information coverage throughout the month-long soccer showcase.





  [june 2010]  
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
[07/26/17 - 01:33 PM]
Comic-Con Trailer for "The Walking Dead," Viewed More Than 31 Million Times in Four Days Breaking Own Record for Views
AMC spins the digital numbers for the trailer to date.

[07/26/17 - 12:38 PM]
21 Million Viewers Tune In to Simulcast Premiere of Disney's "Descendants 2" in Live + 3 Data
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[07/26/17 - 08:30 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Coast to Victory
The Peacock once again eclipses the competition in total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/25/17 - 08:27 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, "Bachelorette" Edge NBC, "Ninja Warrior"
The Peacock's "Midnight, Texas" however tops the Alphabet's "Somewhere Between" in a battle of premieres.

[07/24/17 - 12:32 PM]
TV One's "Rickey Smiley for Real" Garners Third Consecutive Week of Growth Among Women 18-49
TV One further spins the numbers for Tuesday, July 18.

[07/24/17 - 08:22 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Holds Off ABC, NBC in Adults 18-49 Race
The latter gets a boost from two hours of NASCAR overrun in primetime.

[07/23/17 - 09:13 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX, NBC Share in Adults 18-49 Victory
The Peacock however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.

[07/22/17 - 01:38 PM]
Disney's "Descendants 2" Amasses 13 Million Total Viewers Across Its Disney Channel, ABC, Disney XD, Freeform, Lifetime and Lifetime Movies Simulcast Premieres
Disney Channel spins the numbers for Friday, July 21.

[07/22/17 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Special Helps Boost CBS
The Eye wins the night among total viewers, shares the demo crown with NBC.

[07/21/17 - 08:31 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Keeps CBS on Top
The Eye wins the evening for the fourth consecutive week.

[07/20/17 - 08:27 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Takes Home Top Honors with "Big Brother"
The Eye's summer mainstay leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[07/19/17 - 08:20 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Got Talent" Eclipse the Competition
The Peacock beats the combined efforts of ABC, CBS, FOX and The CW among adults 18-49.

[07/18/17 - 12:47 PM]
A&E Network's Groundbreaking Series "Live PD" Hits Ratings High with 2.1 Million Total Viewers
A&E spins the numbers for Saturday, July 15.

[07/18/17 - 10:46 AM]
Crown Media's Holiday Programming Initiatives Elevate Networks as Top-Rated in Weekend Primetime
The Hallmark Channel spins the numbers for the week of July 10-16.

[07/18/17 - 08:24 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bachelorette" Pulls in Front as ABC, NBC Share Demo Crown
The Peacock however is the most-watched broadcaster last night.