via press release:
“BOXEO TELEMUNDO’S” SUMMER SERIES #1 BOXING PROGRAM ON SPANISH-LANGUAGE TELEVISION AMONG TOTAL VIEWERS
MIAMI- July 23, 2013- Telemundo Media’s broadcast of the “Boxeo Telemundo” summer series ranked #1 among major Spanish-language networks averaging 342,000 total viewers, according to Nielsen. “Boxeo Telemundo” delivered 23 percent more total viewers than Unimas’ “Solo Boxeo”, surpassed TV Azteca’s “Boxeo Azteca” by 155 percent and Fox Deportes’ “Golden Boy Mexico” by 418 percent. “Boxeo Telemundo” obtained its highest audience of the year compared to its spring series, with its fall series yet to come starting in September.
‘Boxeo Telemundo’s” highest rated telecast during the summer series was registered on June 28 as Vicente “El Loco” Mosquera defeated Cosme Rivera for the Junior Welterweight World Title in Kissimmee, Florida, averaging nearly half a million total viewers (476,000 P2+) and 243,000 among adults 18-49.
“Boxeo Telemundo”, the oldest running boxing show in Spanish-language television, featured a total of four fights during its summer series between June 21 and July 12. Rene Giraldo and Jessi Losada called the action from Mexico City, Kissimmee and Tampa, interacting with fans on social media throughout the season.
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Media’s sports division, is one of the leading providers of Spanish-language sports content in the United States. The “U.S. Home of the Olympics in Spanish,” Deportes Telemundo also offers qualifying matches of the Mexican National Team; all Liga MX matches played at home by Club León; the leading boxing show in U.S. Spanish-language television, “Boxeo Telemundo,” and the U.S. broadcast and online rights in Spanish language to the biggest soccer tournament in the world, the FIFA World Cup®, across all platforms (except radio), 2015 through 2022.
In addition to its biggest sporting events, Deportes Telemundo produces two leading sports entertainment shows, “Titulares y Más” and “Titulares Telemundo,” offering the latest sports news and analysis combined with entertainment and lifestyle segments. Deportes Telemundo’s award-winning broadcast team is led by internationally acclaimed sportscaster Andrés Cantor and also includes Jessi Losada, Sammy Sadovnik, Edgar López, René Giraldo, Karim Mendiburu, Kaziro Aoyama, Mirella Grisales and Leti Coo.
Source: Nielsen, NPM, Live+SD, 6/17/13-7/14/13.