Most-watched soccer games on US TV for June 17-23, 2019

The United States Women’s final group stage match at the Women’s World Cup averaged combined 4.145 million viewers resulting in an average audience of 4.428 million for US matches during the group stage. Overall, the Women’s World Cup group stage averaged 1.342 million viewers across FOX, FS1, Telemundo and Universo, with over 86% of viewers watching in English.

Telemundo’s coverage of the 2019 Copa América is averaging 969,429 viewers through the first 14 matches of the competition. Viewership reached its peak Wednesday night with 1.8 million people tuning in to watch Argentina and Paraguay play to a 1-1 draw.

Finally, Univision’s coverage of the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup is not far behind, averaging 876,722 viewers through their first 18 broadcasts. Mexico’s match against Canada was the most watched match of the group stage so far drawing nearly 3 million viewers primarily on Univision. Mexico’s three group stage matches have averaged 2.624 million viewers across all networks.

Gold Cup Group Stage on Univision channels reached more than 28 million total viewers, and delivered the top three men’s matches of the current year. Following Group Stage performance, Univision channels account for 49% of all soccer viewing in the U.S. in 2019.

Rank Date Competition Teams Network Total
1 6/20 Women’s World Cup Sweden / USWNT FOX: 3741000 / Telemundo: 404000 4,145,000
2 6/23 Women’s World Cup France / Brazil FOX: 2839000 / Universo: 221000 3,060,000
3 6/19 Gold Cup Mexico / Canada FS1: 275000 / Univision: 2700000 2,975,000
4 6/23 Gold Cup Martinique / Mexico FS1: 313000 / Univision: 2500000 2,813,000
5 6/22 Women’s World Cup Norway / Australia FOX: 1915000 1,915,000
6 6/19 Copa America Argentina / Paraguay Telemundo: 1800000 1,800,000
7 6/22 Gold Cup USMNT / Trinidad and Tobago FS1: 895000 / Univision: 811000 1,706,000
8 6/18 Gold Cup USMNT / Guyana FS1: 744000 / UniMás: 878000 1,622,000
9 6/18 Copa America Brazil / Venezuela Telemundo: 1400000 1,400,000
10 6/22 Women’s World Cup Germany / Nigeria FS1: 957000 / Telemundo: 409000 1,366,000
11 6/23 Women’s World Cup England / Cameroon FS1: 1264000 1,264,000
12 6/17 Women’s World Cup Nigeria / France FOX: 1132000 / Unvso: 69000 1,201,000
13 6/20 Women’s World Cup Netherlands / Canada FOX: 1032000 / Unvso: 35000 1,067,000
14 6/23 Copa America Qatar / Argentina Telemundo: 1000000 1,000,000
15 6/20 Copa America Uruguay / Japan Telemundo: 1000000 1,000,000
16 6/21 Gold Cup Honduras / Curaçao FS1: 153000 / UniMás: 826000 979,000
17 6/17 Gold Cup Jamaica / Honduras FS1: 207000 / UniMás: 736000 943,000
18 6/17 Women’s World Cup South Africa / Germany FOX: 878000 878,000
19 6/19 Copa America Colombia / Qatar Telemundo: 874000 874,000
20 6/18 Women’s World Cup Italy / Brazil FS1: 747000 / Unvso: 102000 849,000
21 6/17 Copa America Japan / Chile Telemundo: 847000 847,000
22 6/21 Copa America Ecuador / Chile Telemundo: 845000 845,000
23 6/18 Copa America Bolivia / Peru Telemundo: 788000 788,000
24 6/22 Copa America Peru / Brazil Telemundo: 767000 767,000
25 6/23 Gold Cup Canada / Cuba Univision: 757000 757,000
26 6/20 Gold Cup Costa Rica / Bermuda FS1: 136000 / UniMás: 578000 714,000
27 6/19 Women’s World Cup Japan / England FS1: 696000 696,000
28 6/21 Gold Cup El Salvador / Jamaica FS1: 146000 / UniMás: 518000 664,000
29 6/18 Gold Cup Panama / Trinidad and Tobago FS1: 211000 / UniMás: 382000 593,000
30 6/22 Gold Cup Guyana / Panama Univision: 480000 480,000
31 6/17 Women’s World Cup China / Spain FS1: 365000 / Unvso: 73000 438,000
32 6/17 Women’s World Cup Korea Republic / Norway FS1: 375000 375,000
33 6/17 Gold Cup Curaçao / El Salvador FS1: 138000 / UDN: 229000 367,000
34 6/19 Gold Cup Cuba / Martinique FS1: 103000 / UDN: 207000 310,000
35 6/23 Copa America Colombia / Paraguay Universo: 284,000 284,000
36 6/20 Gold Cup Nicaragua / Haiti UniMás: 250000 250,000
37 6/19 Women’s World Cup Scotland / Argentina FS2: 129000 / Unvso: 78000 207,000
38 6/20 Women’s World Cup Chile / Thailand FS1: 155000 / Unvso: 45000 200,000
39 6/20 Women’s World Cup Cameroon / New Zealand FS1: 183000 183,000
40 6/22 Copa America Bolivia / Venezuela Unvso: 73000 73,000
41 6/21 U21 EURO France U21 / Croatia U21 UDN: 58000 58,000

SEE MORE: Access our archives of US TV ratings for soccer.

HT ShowBuzz Daily

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  1. Monte Reed July 2, 2019
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