Category: Telemundo

World Cup TV coverage FAQ: Answering questions about Russia 2018 TV schedule

For soccer fans in the United States, we’ve compiled all of the details about the World Cup TV schedule and World Cup TV coverage in one place. Plus we’ve answered several questions from you, the readers, so you have all of the information you need at your fingertips. World Cup TV coverage FAQ:   Q: Who will be showing World Cup 2018 for viewers in the United States? A: FOX Sports has the exclusive English-language rights to World Cup 2018, while Telemundo has the exclusive Spanish-language rights to World Cup 2018.   Q: How many games will be televised live ... Read more

Telemundo Deportes reveals more World Cup TV coverage details

Ahead of Friday’s FIFA World Cup Draw that will be televised live on Telemundo and Universo beginning at 9:30am ET, Telemundo Deportes has announced more details regarding its coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With the network having the exclusive Spanish-language TV rights in the United States, Telemundo Deportes will televise 56 of the 64 World Cup games on Telemundo, which is available as an over-the-air channel as well as on many cable and satellite providers. Of the eight matches that Telemundo Deportes will not be showing on the Telemundo channel, those games will be shown live on Universo ... Read more

FIFA World Cup Draw to air live on Telemundo Deportes and Universo on December 1

The official draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup will be televised live in the United States on Telemundo Deportes and Universo on Friday, December 1. With the coverage beginning at 9:30am ET, soccer fans in the United States will finally learn which nations will be matched with other countries and what the schedule will look like for the first two weeks of the competition. The level of anticipation for the FIFA World Cup Draw is always intense. And Telemundo Deportes will have their talent and camera crews in Russia at the State Kremlin Palace in Moscow to bring the ... Read more

Telemundo Deportes has final day of CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers covered

On the final day of World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF region, Telemundo Deportes has you covered with broadcasts of the three final matches between Trinidad and Tobago-United States, Honduras-Mexico and Panama-Costa Rica. All three games will be streamed live. Trinidad and Tobago vs. United States: Streaming live on (direct link) as well as televised live on Universo. 8pm ET kickoff. Honduras vs. Mexico: Streaming live on (direct link) as well as televised live on Telemundo. 8pm ET kickoff. Panama vs. Costa Rica: Streaming live on (direct link). 8pm ET kickoff. All of the Telemundo Deportes apps ... Read more

NBC Universal and Telemundo submit joint bid for Mexico national team TV rights in US

NBCUniversal/Telemundo and América Móvil jointly submitted on Thursday to the Mexican Football Federation bids for the Mexico National Team media rights, one for the United States, and the other for the rest of the world, for two World Cup cycles. The bids include rights to all men’s and women’s Mexico National Team divisions. The two companies joined in a strategic and commercial alliance that allows them to present an offer that will provide substantial value to Mexican soccer. América Móvil is a Mexican telecommunications corporation headquartered in Mexico City, Mexico. It is the fourth largest mobile network operator in terms ... Read more

Manchester United-West Ham tops 1 million viewers on NBCSN and Telemundo

NBCSN and Telemundo combined their efforts Sunday to attract more than 1 million viewers for Manchester United’s opening game of the 2017/18 season against West Ham United. The match from Old Trafford in England averaged 680,000 viewers on NBCSN for the game that was televised live from 11am-1pm ET on Sunday, August 13. The game was also broadcast in Spanish-language by Telemundo, which averaged 348,000 viewers. This year’s Telemundo opener outperformed last year’s opener by +81% for the August 28, 2016 game featuring Manchester City against West Ham United (192,000 viewers). Combined, the viewing total of 1,028,000 was the most-watched ... Read more

Telemundo sending Andres Cantor to England for Premier League Spanish-language commentary

Telemundo Deportes’ star commentator Andrés Cantor will be in England this weekend to commentate the Manchester United against West Ham United match for the Spanish-language broadcaster. Cantor will be joined by co-commentator Manuel Sol to bring Spanish-language viewers in the United States the debut of Javier Hernandez for West Ham United. The broadcast begins on Sunday, August 13 at 10:30am ET on Telemundo, live from Old Trafford. Cantor will also appear on NBC Sports Group’s Premier League Live on Sunday morning on NBCSN, as part of their extensive on-site presence for the kickoff of the season. Telemundo Deportes’ extensive coverage ... Read more

Telemundo Deportes averaged record 1.2 million viewers for Confederations Cup tournament

Telemundo Deportes’ exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup averaged 1.2 million total viewers and 605,000 adults 18-49, and delivered 46 million streaming minutes on digital platforms. The coverage reached over 16 million viewers on television, outperforming Univision networks’ broadcast of the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009, which aired in similar time periods by +47% and +29% respectively, according to Nielsen. Telemundo’s broadcasts also consistently outperformed FOX Sports’ coverage by more than 3X throughout the tournament (202% among total viewers and 216% among adults 18-49, thru the semifinals). Telemundo’s broadcast of the title match between Chile and Germany ... Read more