via press release:
NBC UNIVERSO TELECAST OF LIGA MX SEMI-FINAL, PACHUCA VS. QUERÉTARO, DELIVERS SECOND-HIGHEST RATINGS IN NETWORK HISTORY
MIAMI – May 22, 2015 – NBC UNIVERSO, the modern sports and entertainment cable channel for Latinos, announced that the Liga MX semi-final match, Pachuca vs. Querétaro, on Thu., May 21, ranked as the second-highest-rated telecast in the network’s history. The match, produced by NBC Deportes, averaged 630,000 total viewers 2+, including 400,000 adults 18-49, according to Nielsen.
The highest-rated delivery was set by another Liga MX match, León vs. Toluca, on May 8, 2014. With the popularity of Liga MX soccer among U.S. Hispanics, NBC UNIVERSO will exclusively air all of the home games for Pachuca and León every Saturday night beginning this fall.
In addition to Liga MX, NBC UNIVERSO is bringing viewers many other world-class soccer franchises in the months ahead, including the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015 (May 29-June 19), the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015™ (June 6-July 5), the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Portugal 2015 (July 9-19), and the FIFA U-17 World Cup Chile 2015 (October 17-November 8); as well as upcoming CONCACAF and Olympic qualifiers, and exciting Premier League action. The NFL, NASCAR, WWE Raw and Smackdown en Español, MMA, Extreme Sports and The 2016 Rio Olympics are also among the cable network’s top sports offerings.
For more information, please visit www.NBCUniverso.com
[Source: NPM, PAV, UNVSO Liga MX “Pachuca vs. Queretaro” 5/21/15 9pm-11:12pm. 2nd highest delivery ever in NPM history (since Sep’07); A18-49, M18-49, P2+.
About NBC UNIVERSO:
NBC UNIVERSO (www.nbcuniverso.com) is a modern general entertainment cable channel for Latinos, bringing the world’s top sports franchises and edgy, emotional programming to more than 40 million households in the U.S. As one of the most widely available modern cable channels for U.S. Latinos, NBC UNIVERSO delivers a thrilling mix of exclusive sports action – including FIFA World Cup™, NASCAR, NFL, Premier League and The 2016 Rio Olympics – along with signature series, blockbuster movies, music, must-see live events and strategic acquisitions, on TV, online and mobile devices. NBC UNIVERSO is part of Hispanic Enterprises and Content, a division of NBCUniversal (www.nbcuniversal.com), one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation (www.comcastcorporation.com).