Category: Telemundo

Telemundo outperforming FOX Sports by 229% in Confederations Cup viewing numbers

Telemundo Deportes is running all over FOX Sports in the race to reach as many viewers as possible for the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. Through the semi-finals of the competition, which in many ways is a dry run for next summer’s World Cup, Telemundo Deportes’ exclusive Spanish-language coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup has reached over 11 million total viewers, averaging 1.1 million total viewers and 569,000 adults 18-49, outperforming the FOX Networks by more than 3X (229% and 235% respectively) according to Nielsen. Telemundo’s numbers have also outperformed Univision network’s broadcast of the FIFA Confederations Cup South Africa 2009, ... Read more

Telemundo plans comprehensive Confederations Cup coverage unlike FOX Sports

Featuring proud soccer nations such as Mexico, Chile, Germany, Portugal and others, the 2017 edition of the FIFA Confederations Cup will be televised in the United States by both FOX Sports (English language) and Telemundo and Universo (Spanish language). But it’s the Spanish-language counterparts that are planning wall-to-wall coverage of this tournament, with plans to far exceed what their rival FOX Sports is planning. In 2011, Telemundo secured Spanish-language FIFA World Cup rights for the 2018 and 2022 cycles beating incumbent Univision. It was a breakthrough for NBCUniversal, Telemundo’s parent company, whose previous effort to secure World Cup rights on ... Read more

Telemundo to air 200+ hours of programming for Confederations Cup

Telemundo will air over 200 hours of programming of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup this June, including live broadcasts and streams of all the games. Plus Telemundo and Universo will broadcast news and entertainment programs from Russia throughout the tournament, including “Un Nuevo Día,” “Al Rojo Vivo” and “Noticias Telemundo.” In all, Telemundo will present the most extensive, Spanish-language coverage ever of the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 taking place June 17 to July 2. The production team will be based in Russia marking the first time ever that coverage of all FIFA Confederations Cup matches will be produced live ... Read more

Telemundo announces Confederations Cup commentators, analysts and presenters

Telemundo has announced their all-star lineup of commentators, analysts and presenters for this June’s coverage of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup. The tournament, which will include Chile, Germany, Mexico, Portugal and other nations, will be shown live in Spanish-language across Telemundo, Universo and streaming platforms. The on-air team will include Telemundo’s most distinguished television presenters, former star players and Telemundo Deportes’ team of soccer experts, as well as a production staff of more than 150 people. The entire team will be based in Russia throughout the duration of the tournament, marking the first time ever that coverage of all Confederations ... Read more

Telemundo and Universo net 1.41 million viewers for Panama-USA World Cup qualifier

Tuesday’s broadcast of the Panama-USA game netted 1.41 million viewers across Telemundo and Universo combined, which ranked as the most watched show in Spanish-language television in its time period among Adults 18-49 in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Denver and Boston. The game averaged 257,000 on Universo (formerly known as NBC Universo) as well as 1,153,000 on Telemundo for the combined 1.41 million figure. The 1-1 draw also generated over 14,500 livestreams on the website becoming the most livestreamed non-Mexico Qualifier for the World Cup, surpassing Trinidad y Tobago vs. USA match from November 17, 2015 (13,500 livestreams). While Telemundo and ... Read more

Telemundo announces coverage plans for 2017 Confederations Cup

Telemundo Deportes will be the official Spanish-language broadcaster of the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which will be held in Russia this summer from June 17 to July 2. According to Telemundo, the lineup will include close to 200 hours of programming on Telemundo and NBC Universo, complemented by extensive news and analysis on and across the company’s platforms. The live broadcasts will include all 16 matches, as well as pre-game and post-game coverage originating from Russia. This marks the first time that coverage of all Confederations Cup matches will be produced from all venue cities. Crews will be dedicated ... Read more

Telemundo draws record-breaking audience for Women’s World Cup final

Over 1.2 million viewers tuned in to Telemundo for the final game of the 2015 Women’s World Cup to watch the highly anticipated rematch between the U.S. Women’s National Team and Japan. Called by the legendary Andrés Cantor and Sammy Sadovnik, Telemundo’s ratings saw an increase of 97% from the 2011 final with a staggering 342% increase from the tournament average during the network’s digital stream. Telemundo has been broadcasting the Women’s World Cup alongside FOX, utilizing their partnership of NBC UNIVERSO and bringing all 52 games in the World Cup across the multiple platforms making it the most games ... Read more

FOX Sports and Telemundo acquire FIFA World Cup 2026 TV rights

FIFA has decided to extend the TV rights to FOX Sports and Telemundo through until the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Both FOX and Telemundo already had the TV rights to the FIFA 2018 and 2022 World Cup tournaments, but FIFA today announced that the rights have been extended through 2026 for the US broadcasters, while CTV/TSN will have the rights in Canada through 2026. The announcement by FIFA is a shocking decision, which raises questions whether newspaper reports of FOX considering a lawsuit against FIFA due to the proposal of the 2022 World Cup being moved from the summer to the winter ... Read more