via press release:
“TITULARES TELEMUNDO” RANKS #1 WEEKEND SPORTS NEWS COMMENTARY PROGRAM IN THE MONTH OF JULY
“Titulares Telemundo” outperforms Univision’s “República Deportiva” and Unimas’ “Contacto Deportivo” among total viewers
MIAMI – AUGUST 6, 2013- Telemundo Media’s weekend sports show “Titulares Telemundo” delivered the highest ratings for a sports news commentary program in Spanish-language television in the month of July, averaging 474,000 viewers, according to Nielsen. During July, “Titulares Telemundo”, a regularly scheduled program, averaged five percent more viewers than Univision’s “Republica Deportiva” and 63 percent more than Unimas’ “Contacto Deportivo”. Anchored by Emmy-award winner Jessi Losada and Sammy Sadovnik, “Titulares Telemundo” airs Saturday and Sunday at 11PM/10C.
“Titulares Telemundo” capped off July with the highest-rated show in its history on Sunday, July 28, ranking as the #1 Hispanic sports news commentary show with 1.06 million total viewers, and outperforming “Republica Deportiva” and “Contacto Deportivo” combined. The July 28 broadcast averaged 559,000 adults 18-49 and ranked as the fifth highest Sports News/Commentary show in that demo, regardless of language in either broadcast or cable, surpassing Fox’s Gold Cup Final post-game show among Hispanic viewers.
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 World Cup Qualifying matches played by 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, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, Rene Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.
Sources: Nielsen NPM, Live+SD 7/1/13-7/28/13, Sports News & Commentaries, Sa-Su 6A-6A, excluding specials; Highest delivery based on Titulares Telemundo 1/30/06-7/28/13; Titulares Telemundo 7/28/13 delivery ranked against all sports news-commentary programs on broadcast and cable based on NPM and NPM-Hispanic
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About Telemundo Media:
Telemundo Media, a division of NBCUniversal, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 15 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates; mun2, the preeminent voice for young Hispanics in the U.S. reaching TV households nationwide on digital and analog cable, and satellite; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices, www.telemundo.com and www.mun2.tv; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.