Liverpool-Man United game breaks record for most streamed game ever on NBC
Monday’s match between Liverpool and Manchester United broke the record for the most streamed Premier League game ever on NBC Sports.
The broadcast, a 0-0 draw between the two rivals, ranks as NBC Sports Group’s most-streamed match ever. The match, played on Monday from 3-5pm ET, delivered 10.3 million minutes, up 23% from the previous record-holder (Chelsea v. Tottenham, May 2, 2016).
That Chelsea-Spurs match had 145,000 unique viewers and 8.5 million live minutes. The third most-streamed Premier League match is Manchester United v. Leicester City (May 1, 2016), with more than 143,000 unique users and 7.1 million minutes.
The Liverpool-Manchester United match was streamed live on the NBC Sports App, which is available across PCs (Windows and Mac), Roku, Apple TV, Android and iOS devices, Amazon Fire TV, Xbox and Samsung Smart TVs.
Meanwhile, on TV, the Liverpool-Manchester United match was watched on NBCSN by 371,000 viewers, which was the sixth most-watched soccer game on US television last week.