1 Million Adults 18-49 Tune in to See Jozy Altidore’s Goal Beat Guadeloupe Tuesday Night, As USA Men’s National Team Victory Gives Telefutura Win Over Telemundo

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June 17th, 2011

via press release:

USA MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM VICTORY GIVES TELEFUTURA WIN OVER TELEMUNDO

1 Million Adults 18-49 Tune in to See Jozy Altidore’s Goal Beat Guadeloupe Tuesday Night

The 2011 CONCACAF Copo Oro (Gold Cup) Outpacing 2009’s Performance Through First 18 Matches by 30%


 

MIAMI, FL – JUNE 17, 2011 – Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today announced that its exclusive coverage of the USA vs. Guadaloupe soccer match – part of the 2011 CONCACAF Copa Oro (Gold Cup) tournament – led TeleFutura to wins over rival Telemundo in the 9-11 p.m. ET time period on Tuesday, June 14.

 

Up against Telemundo, TeleFutura attracted more Persons 2+ (+14), Adults 18-49 (+47) and Adults 18-34 (+32%).  Additionally, TeleFutura was the #2 network in the time period among Men 18-49 and Men 18-34, ahead of ABC, CBS and FOX.  With this performance, the Gold Cup is outpacing the 2009 tournament through 18 matches across all key demographics by approximately 30%.  See below for details and additional ratings highlights.

 

“On television or online, American soccer fans are turning to Univision for the best and most complete coverage of this major sporting event,” said Alexander (Sandy) Brown, Univision Communications’ president of Sports. “With the USA and Mexican national teams among the final eight to move on to the quarterfinals of the Copa Oro, we expect this success to continue.”

 

The Copa Oro is the biennial tournament and premiere event for FIFA’s North American, Central American and Caribbean confederation. In addition to live coverage across the Univision, TeleFutura and Galavisión Networks, Univision Communications is also offering free streaming of all matches online at www.UnivisionDeportes.com, and exclusive access to live mobile streaming for Sprint customers. For complete schedule of matches, visit: http://futbol.univision.com/horarios-por-tv/.

 

Seven more matches – quarterfinal, semifinal and the championship contest – are set to air on Univision’s networks.  Each telecast is preceded by a pre-game show – Antesala a la Copa Oro – beginning 30 minutes prior to the first game time listed, below.

 

Remaining Schedule – 2011 CONCACAF Copo Oro (Gold Cup):

 

Date Home Visitor Location Time (ET) Time (PT) Network
6/18 Costa Rica Honduras New Meadowlands Stadium (NJ) 5:00PM 2:00PM TF
6/18 Mexico Guatamala New Meadowlands Stadium (NJ) 8:00PM 5:00PM UVN
             
6/19 Jamaica USA RFK Stadium (Washington, DC) 3:00PM 12:00PM UVN
6/19 Panama El Salvador RFK Stadium (Washington, DC) 6:00PM 3:00PM UVN
             
6/22 QF 1 Winner QF 2 Winner Reliant Stadium (Houston, TX) 7:00PM 4:00PM UVN
6/22 QF 3 Winner QF 4 Winner Reliant Stadium (Houston, TX) 10:00PM 7:00PM UVN
             
6/25 Semi 1 Winner Semi 2 Winner Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA) 9:00PM 6:00PM UVN

 

Established in 1991, Copa Oro has become the region’s most popular soccer event, routinely drawing capacity crowds and millions of viewers across the nation. Throughout the years the Copa Oro finals have grown into a 12-nation championship with countries qualifying from the three regions of CONCACAF – North America, Central America (UNCAF) and the Caribbean (Caribbean Football Union). The tournament features the best players from the region, with México and the United States holding the most Copa Oro titles. Held throughout the country, the 12 teams that will Face Off in the 2011 tournament are: Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, México, Panama and USA.

 

For more information, visit (in English) http://bit.ly/Univision-Gold-Cup-Live or (en Español)  http://futbol.univision.com/copa-oro.

 

NATIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

 

TeleFutura’s broadcast of the 2011 CONCACAF Copa Oro (Gold Cup) match #18 between USA and Guadalupe (telecast from 9:00 to 11:07 PM ET) delivered:

 

  • 1.4 Million Persons 2+ (1,442,000) – outperforming TEL (1,270,000) by +14%
  • 546,000 Adults 18-34 – outperforming ABC (324,000) by +69% and TEL (414,000) by +32%
  • 1 Million Adults 18-49 (1,033,000) – outperforming ABC (1,011,000) by +2% and TEL (705,000) by +47%
  • 960,000 Adults 25-54 – outperforming TEL (630,000) by +52%
  • 387,000 Men 18-34 – ranking as the #2 broadcast network in the comparable time period beating ABC (146,000) +165%, CBS (149,000) +160%, and FOX (245,000) +58%
  • 725,000 Men 18-49 – ranking as the #2 broadcast network in the comparable time period beating ABC (386,000) +88%, CBS (641,000) +13%, and FOX (636,000) +14%
  • 652,000 Men 25-54 – outperforming ABC (503,000) by +30% and TEL (276,000) by +136%
  • 880,000 Households – outperforming TEL (795,000) by +11%

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM; Live + SD data; Comparable time period is 9PM-11PM; 10-11 Season-to-date (9/20/10- 6/14/11).

 

For the entire night, TeleFutura outperformed Telemundo with:

 

  • 410,000 Adults 18-34 vs. TEL 359,000 (+14%)
  • 778,000 Adults 18-49 vs. TEL 624,000 (+25%)
  • 732,000 Adults 25-54 vs. TEL 562,000 (+30%)
  • 295,000 Men 18-34 vs. TEL 200,000 (+48%)
  • 541,000 Men 18-49 vs. TEL 279,000 (+94%)
  • 490,000 Men 25-54 vs. TEL 238,000 (+106%)

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM; Live + SD data; Broadcast Prime 8PM-11PM.

 

With Tuesday night’s strong performance, the 2011 Gold Cup is currently outpacing the comparable matches to-date from 2009 among:

 

  • 1.5 Million Persons 2+ (1,453,000) vs. (1,139,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+28%)
  • 526,000 Adults 18-34 vs. (405,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+30%)
  • 946,000 Adults 18-49 vs. (721,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+31%)
  • 869,000 Adults 25-54 vs. (653,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+33%)
  • 361,000 Men 18-34 vs. (260,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+39%)
  • 640,000 Men 18-49 vs. (468,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+37%)
  • 581,000 Men 25-54 vs. (434,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+34%)
  • 805,000 Households vs. (679,000) Gold Cup 2009 (+19%)

 

Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM; Live + SD data; Gold Cup 2009 first 18 matches (7/3-7/12/2009).

 

 
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