World Cup Quarterfinals Viewership Up 24% From 2006

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While there’s no telling how many viewers would have tuned in for a Team USA-Uruguay quarterfinal, ESPN/ABC still put up big numbers with their respective weekend FIFA World Cup broadcasts.

Per Nielsen, live-plus-same-day ratings data, the four quarterfinal matches (July 3-4) averaged 4.27 million viewers on the two networks, up 24 percent from the 2006 quarters.

via MediaWeek

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