Category: Telemundo

Telemundo announces Copa America 2019 TV coverage plans

Following up on last week’s draw for the 2019 Copa America, Telemundo Deportes has revealed more details about their coverage plans for this summer’s competition that’ll feature the stellar teams from South America as well as special guests Japan and Qatar. From June 14 to July 7, Telemundo Deportes will present all 26 matches live in Spanish on Telemundo, Universo, and Telemundo Deportes’ app and digital platforms. Telemundo Deportes will offer the most extensive Spanish-language coverage ever across all its media platforms, ensuring the most robust viewing experience for all soccer fans. Renowned sports journalist Miguel Gurwitz and Mexican soccer ... Read more

2019 Copa America draw to be televised live on Telemundo Deportes Thursday

The draw for Copa America 2019, this summer’s biggest men’s soccer tournament, will be televised live on Telemundo Deportes Thursday from 5:30pm ET to viewers in the United States. Viewers will be able to discover which groups the 12 participating countries will find themselves in from Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela, Japan and Qatar. No doubt that the anticipation will be building for the competition, which promises to feature South America’s biggest soccer stars including Brazil’s Neymar, Copa America Winner Luis Suarez of Uruguay, Argentinian soccer legend Lionel Messi, and Colombia’s James Rodriguez, among many ... Read more

Historic River-Boca final watched by 1.15 million viewers on US TV

Sunday’s second leg of the 2018 Copa Libertadores Final averaged 1.15 million viewers on U.S. television across FOX Deportes and Telemundo combined in an enthralling game that was won by River Plate 5-3 on aggregate against Boca Juniors. FOX Sports had the US rights to the game in both English and Spanish, but in an interesting turn of events, FOX decided to broadcast the game on FOX Deportes and to also sub-license the rights to Telemundo, thus creating the rare chance of seeing one game on two completely separate Spanish-language networks. FOX Sports resisted the temptation to broadcast the game ... Read more

Telemundo to broadcast historic River-Boca Copa Libertadores final

Telemundo Deportes has acquired the Spanish-language rights in the United States along with FOX Deportes for the historic River Plate-Boca Juniors Copa Libertadores final, which will be played on Sunday, December 9 live from Santiago Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid, Spain. The much-discussed and twice postponed second leg of the Copa Libertadores has been the center of so much controversy after River Plate fans ambushed the Boca Juniors team bus as it headed to Estadio Monumental in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The game was postponed on Saturday, November 24 after injuries to Boca players, and rescheduled for the following day. But despite ... Read more

Telemundo to feature on-site coverage this week ahead of Manchester derby

Beginning on Monday, Telemundo will feature on-site coverage from Manchester, England ahead of next weekend’s derby between Manchester City and Manchester United. Telemundo Deportes will bring live news and reports from Manchester ahead of the derby to air next Sunday, Nov. 11 on Telemundo at 11:15 a.m. ET. Miguel Gurwitz will lead the coverage beginning on Monday and throughout the entire week, featuring one-on-one interviews with players and coaches, an inside look at the stadiums and fan base of each team, and special previews ahead of the match. The content will air on Titulares y Mas throughout the week and ... Read more

World Cup Final delivers 17 million viewers across FOX and Telemundo combined

The 2018 FIFA World Cup Final between France and Croatia averaged 17.2 million viewers across the FOX network and Telemundo combined including online viewership. Not reflected in the viewing number is the out-of-home viewership, which included huge numbers that watched the game in bars, restaurants and public watch parties across the United States. TV numbers alone, the France-Croatia final averaged 16.6 million viewers. While not an apples to apples comparison, the 2014 World Cup Final averaged 26.5 million viewers, but that game featured powerhouses Germany and Argentina who generate a lot more interest in the United States than France and ... Read more

Telemundo’s World Cup coverage reached 36 million TV viewers

After broadcasting 64 World Cup games live across Telemundo, Universo and NBCSN, Telemundo Deportes delivered an average of 2.026 million viewers per game and achieved several other noteworthy milestones. In total, Telemundo Deportes’ complete presentation of all 2018 World Cup matches reached 36.6 million TV viewers, exceeding the Spanish-language reach for the 2010 tournament by +13% (32.3 million), and coming within 1.3 million of the 2014 World Cup (37.9 million) – despite fewest Latin American countries since 2016. The Final match, a 4-2 win by France over Croatia, posted a Total Audience Delivery average of 5.45 million across Telemundo, TelemundoDeportes.com, ... Read more

Schedule of World Cup commentators for quarterfinals on FOX and Telemundo

FOX Sports and Telemundo have announced their lineup of commentators for the crucial World Cup quarterfinals that will be played this Friday and Saturday. As no surprise, Derek Rae and Aly Wagner continue to announce England games and will be calling the Sweden-England quarterfinal on Saturday. The biggest matches are saved for the duo of John Strong and Stu Holden, who’ll be featured on the Brazil-Belgium and Russia-Croatia games. JP Dellacamera and Tony Meola will tackle the France-Uruguay game on Friday. Here are the commentator assignments (kick-off times listed are in the Eastern United States time zone): Friday, July 6 ... Read more