via press release:
“TITULARES TELEMUNDO” RANKS #1 LATE FRINGE WEEKEND SPORTS SHOW IN SPANISH-LANGUAGE TV WITH A 22% GROWTH IN TOTAL VIEWERS DURING THE 2012-13 SEASON
MIAMI – OCTOBER 18, 2013- Deportes Telemundo’s “Titulares Telemundo” was the number one late fringe weekend sports show in Spanish-language television during its 2012-13 season, averaging 391,000 total viewers with a 22 percent growth season to season, according to Nielsen. “Titulares Telemundo” beat Unimas’ “Contacto Deportivo” with a 35 percent lead in total viewers and also outperformed cable competitors such as Fox Deportes’ “Central Fox Weekend” and ESPN Deportes’ “SportsCenter.” “Titulares Telemundo” also delivered an average of 221,000 adults 18-49 with a 13 percent growth, compared to a 3 percent decrease by “Contacto Deportivo” in that same demo. “Titulares Telemundo’s” highest rated telecast came on Sunday, July 28 with one million total viewers and 559,000 adults 18-49 that tuned in to see highlights of the United States’ victory over Panama in the Gold Cup final as well as the latest updates from Mexican soccer.
“Titulares Telemundo,” the most complete sports highlight show in Hispanic television, airs on Saturdays and Sundays at 11PM/10C, or after your local newscast. The show is hosted by Jessi Losada and Sammy Sadovnik who provide the best highlights and analysis of worldwide soccer, with an emphasis in the Mexican, Central and South American Leagues, as well as the best action from the NFL, MLB, NBA, boxing and much more.
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 and Kaziro Aoyama.
“Source: NPM and NPM-Hispanic(ESPN Deportes), Live+SD, PAV data, Persons 2+ and Persons 18-49 Impressions, 09/24/12-9/22/13 vs. 09/19/11-09/23/12, Sa-Su 11p-1A, Sports News, excluding repeats”
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.