via press release:
DEPORTES TELEMUNDO’S LEON VS. AMERICA SOCCER FINAL REACHED 4.7M TOTAL VIEWERS
MIAMI – December 13, 2013- Deportes Telemundo’s “Fútbol Estelar” broadcast of the anxiously awaited final soccer match between León and América reached a cumulative audience of 4.7 million viewers and 2.7 million adults 18-49 on Thursday, December 12 at 9PM ET, according to Nielsen. As the audience gathered to watch León move closer to its first Mexican title in 21 years by beating defending champion Club America 2-0, the broadcast also averaged 2.8 million total viewers and 1.7 million adults 18-49. Called by internationally acclaimed sportscaster, Andres Cantor alongside Sammy Sadovnik providing analysis and commentary, the match also ranked as the #1 program regardless of language in Los Angeles and San Francisco among adults 18-49 and outperformed Univision in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco and Denver in the same demo.
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, Manuel Sol, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Mirella Grisales, Rene Giraldo, Kaziro Aoyama and Ana Jurka.
Source: Nielsen, NPM, Live+SD, 12/12/13; 12/12/13 fast program cume, based on 6-minute qualifier. NSI Live+SD Preliminary Data; 12/5 from 7-10 PM EST & 12/12 from 9-11 PM EST; Growth/Rank based on impressions