1.3 million viewers for USWNT game against New Zealand

uswnt-new-zealand

NBCSN netted 1.3 million viewers for the US women’s soccer team’s opening game of the 2016 Rio Olympics.

For the broadcast of Wednesday’s game where the US women won 2-0 against New Zealand, the viewing figure is up 107% from the 2012 London Olympics opener when the United States played France (629,000 viewers).

Commentating the game for NBCSN was the team of Arlo White and Kate Markgraf, while Rebecca Lowe was the studio presenter.

SEE MORE: Schedule of Olympic soccer games on US TV and streaming

Across NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports App, viewers streamed 10.5 million live minutes of Thursday’s Olympics coverage (featuring six women’s soccer matches) — up 84% from the corresponding day at the 2012 London Olympics (5.7 million minutes for six matches).

The U.S. women’s soccer team next faces France this Saturday, August 6 at 4 p.m. ET on NBCSN and Sling Blue (7 day free trial). France defeated Colombia 4-0 yesterday.

The opening ceremony for 2016 Rio Olympic Games is tomorrow, Friday, August 5 at 7:30 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

SEE MORE: American soccer TV viewing figures for July 25-31, 2016

25+ Channels With Sports & News
  • Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
  • Watch Premier League, Liga MX, MLS & World Cup
  • Includes ESPN, FOX, Univision, TUDN and more
Favorite Leagues At The Best Price
  • Starting price: $7.99/mo. for Live TV Package
  • Watch Argentine league, Brasileirāo and Copa Libertadores
  • Includes beIN SPORTS, GolTV, TyC Sports and more
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
  • Price: $6.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
  • Features LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, Copa del Rey & more
  • Also includes daily ESPN FC news & highlights show
Live TV, Soccer & Originals
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo.
  • Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & more
  • Includes CBS, Star Trek & CBS Sports HQ
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
  • Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
  • Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
  • Includes Premier League TV channel plus movies, TV shows & more
Get All 3 And Save 30%
  • $13.99/mo. for ESPN+, Disney+ & Hulu
  • Includes Bundesliga, LaLiga, NHL & the home to UFC
  • Features Marvel, Star Wars + shows & movies for your entire family

Leave a Reply

Translate »