via press release:
GALAVISIÓN DELIVERS FOURTH HIGHEST RATINGS IN HISTORY OF SPANISH-LANGUAGE CABLE TELEVISION
Over 2.3 Million Total Viewers 2+ Watched All or Part of Mexico's Victory in 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup Quarterfinal
MIAMI, FL – AUGUST 16, 2011 – Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, announced today that its coverage of the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal between Mexico and Colombia averaged over 1.3 million total viewers, making it the fourth most-watched Spanish-language cable telecast in history.
Additionally, the FIFA U-20 World Cup match won 3-1 by Mexico on Saturday night reached over 2.3 million viewers who watched all or part of the telecast.
Across key demos, the August 13 match averaged:
- 1.3 Million Total Viewers 2+ (1,323,000)
- 826,000 Adults 18-49
- 427,000 Adults 18-34
- 616,000 Men 18-49
- 322,000 Men 18-34
Over the first 12 games of the tournament, the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup quarterfinal is outpacing the 2009 tournament telecast by:
- +272% on Total Viewers 2+
- +259% on Adults 18-49
- +262% on Adults 18-34
- +254% on Men 18-49
- +255% on Men 18-34
Saturday’s Mexico vs. Colombia match was the #1 telecast among all cable networks for the entire day among:
- Hispanic Total Viewers 2+
- Hispanic Adults 18-49
- Hispanic Adults 18-34
- Hispanic Men 18-49
- Hispanic Men 18-34
Source: The Nielsen Company NPM Live+SD 8/13/10 (Cume based on 6+ minutes viewed); 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup Tournament 7/29-8/13/11 Live +SD; 2009 FIFA U-20 World Cup Tournament 9/26-10/16/09 Live+SD.
Galavisión is providing ongoing coverage of the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup with sportscasters Jorge Perez-Navarro and Jorge Ottati delivering play-by-play commentary, along with renowned soccer forecaster Diego Balado and National Soccer Hall of Famer Fernando Clavijo serving as commentators. Coverage of the FIFA U-20 World Cup continues on Galavisión on Wednesday, August 17 when Mexico takes on Brazil at 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. CT/5:30 p.m. PT.