Category: Telemundo

Brazil-Switzerland scores 8.4 million viewers on FS1 and Telemundo

Sunday’s World Cup match between Brazil and Switzerland averaged 8.4 million viewers across FS1, Telemundo and NBCSN in the Seleção’s first game of the tournament. The Spanish-language broadcast of the game was watched by 4,350,000 viewers across Telemundo and NBCSN, while FOX Sports averaged 4,086,000 viewers for a game that was televised on FS1 instead of FOX because the main FOX network was contractually obligated to broadcast the US Open golf tournament. Combined, the 8.4 million viewership for Brazil-Switzerland was based on television. Digitally, the game averaged 215,000 viewers on FOX’s streaming platforms compared to 200,000 across Telemundo Deportes’ streaming ... Read more

Mexico-Germany World Cup game tops 11 million viewers on Telemundo and FOX combined

Mexico-Germany delivered more than 11 million viewers across Telemundo Deportes and FOX Sports combined in a World Cup game that broke several records for both broadcasters. Telemundo’s live coverage of the World Cup game between Mexico and Germany averaged 7.12 million viewers, making it the most-watched sporting event ever in the history of the Spanish-language Telemundo network. The game also achieved other milestones, including: • The most-watched World Cup group stage game ever on Spanish-language TV (since 1994); • Telemundo’s most-watched Mexico World Cup group stage match ever in any language on any network (since 1994); and • Most live-streamed event in Telemundo ... Read more

Why I’m watching the World Cup on Telemundo and loving every minute of it

After watching FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2018 World Cup for the first three days of the tournament, I’ve given up on their poor, dumbed-down coverage. Instead, I’ve switched to watching the World Cup games on Telemundo, and I’m loving every minute of it. Even though I don’t speak Spanish, the differences in watching World Cup games on Telemundo are dramatic. First, the commentators have a lot more energy and passion in the way they’re calling games. If you listen to the English-speaking commentators on FOX Sports, you’ll notice how monotone and lifeless the announcers are. They suck the excitement ... Read more

Telemundo’s World Cup commentators schedule for group stage of Russia 2018

Telemundo has announced the assignment of commentators to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Featuring a world-class team of announcers who will be based in Russia calling the games from the host country, the commentators include Andres Cantor, Sammy Sadovnik, Miguel Gurwitz and others. They’ll be flanked by an equally talented lineup of co-commentators. Read the list (and bios) of all of the Telemundo commentators. SEE MORE: Telemundo World Cup TV coverage: Everything you need to know   Here’s the schedule of Telemundo World Cup commentators (all kickoff times listed are in the Eastern United States timezone):   Thursday, June 14 ... Read more

Guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators and talent

We’ve compiled a guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators, which also includes the studio analysts and presenters. With Telemundo Deportes owning the exclusive Spanish-language rights to the 2018 FIFA World Cup on US television, the broadcaster aims to make this the most authentic World Cup experience ever — with all of their commentators based in Russia (and many of them at the stadiums). Also don’t miss our guide entitled Everything you need to know about Telemundo’s World Cup coverage. SEE MORE: Schedule of Telemundo commentators for World Cup games during Group Stage   Here’s our guide to Telemundo’s World Cup commentators: ... Read more

Telemundo World Cup TV coverage: Everything you need to know

Soccer fans in the United States will be able to enjoy the Telemundo World Cup TV coverage this summer with commentators based in Russia. Plus they’re planning more than 500 hours of coverage planned across Telemundo and Universo, and more than 1,000 hours of original content across Telemundo Deportes’ digital platforms.   World Cup Coverage FAQs: FOX | Univision | BBC | ESPN | beIN   Q: Who will be showing World Cup 2018 for viewers in the United States? A: Telemundo has the exclusive Spanish-language rights to World Cup 2018. FOX Sports has the exclusive English-language rights. Q: What ... Read more

Telemundo launches World Cup ad targeting English-language viewers

Telemundo Deportes has launched a new advertising campaign that targets English-language viewers who want to watch the World Cup on US television this summer. As the exclusive rights-holder to the Spanish-language broadcasts of the World Cup this summer, Telemundo has already premiered several different advertising campaigns this year including one featuring Andres Cantor during the Super Bowl. But Telemundo’s new campaign this week is more direct in trying to win over bilinguals and English-language sports fans who haven’t made a decision yet whether they’ll be watching FOX Sports or Telemundo for all 64 games of the World Cup. The new ... Read more

Telemundo unveils theme music for World Cup TV coverage [VIDEO]

Telemundo has unveiled its theme music for the coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is composed and produced by the award-winning Yoav Goren. The theme song, “Sueño de Campeones” (see video below), was recorded from the iconic Abbey Road Studios in London. Meaning “Champions Dream” in English, the song is part of an extensive music package by the composer. It’ll be part of Telemundo’s coverage of the World Cup featuring 32 teams and a total of 64 matches, played across 12 venues in Russia. The music package was inspired by the passion and beauty of the game while ... Read more