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Univision Networks Broadcast Most-Viewed Soccer Match For the 8th Consecutive Week


Chivas Match on UniMás Outdelivers English Premiere League, NHL and NBA

  • For the 8th consecutive week Univision networks aired the most-viewed soccer match across all networks, regardless of language.
  • On Sunday, March 16, UniMás’ broadcast of the Chivas vs. Leon match, which aired from 6:48 p.m. to 9 p.m., delivered an average of 1.1 million Total Viewers and 627,000 Adults 18-49.
    • This match outperformed the following sports programs last week:
      • All 5 English Premiere League (EPL) matches on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN) and Mun2, including the top EPL match, Liverpool vs. Manchester United, by +31% among Adults 18-49, which delivered 479,000 Adult 18-49 viewers on Sunday, March 16.
      • All 4 NHL games on NBC and NBCSN, including the top NHL match on NBC, Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh, by 26% among Adults 18-49, which delivered 496,000 Adult 18-49 viewers on Sunday, March 16.
      • All 5 live NBA games on NBATV including the top game, Houston vs. Oklahoma City, by +97% among Adults 18-49, which delivered 319,000 Adult 18-49 viewers on Tuesday, March 11.


  • Univision Network’s broadcast of the Cruz Azul vs. Tijuana match on Saturday, March 15 at 7 p.m., delivered 955,000 Total Viewers and averaged 499,000 Adults 18-49.


  • Univision Deportes Network’s (UDN) top match of the week between Chiapas FC vs. America, which aired on March 15 at 11 p.m., delivered 418,000 Total Viewers and averaged 286,000 Adults 18-49.
  • This ranked as the 2nd most-viewed Spanish language cable telecast of the week.
  • Liga MX on UDN is up by +119% among Total Viewers and +107% among Adults 18-49 in the 2014 Clausura season to date versus last year.


Source: The Nielsen Company, NPM, NPMH, L+SD data

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The Company, a leading content creator in the U.S., includes Univision Network, one of the top five networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the country reaching approximately 96% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network reaching approximately 89% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the country’s leading Spanish-language cable network, as well as Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to novelas, Univision Deportes Network, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to sports, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to news, and an additional  suite of six cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson, Telehit and Distrito Comedia; Univision Television Group, which owns and/or operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Hispanic radio group which owns and/or operates 68 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico, as well as Uforia, the leading Hispanic digital music service; UVideos, the first bilingual digital video network serving Hispanic America; an Interactive network of online and mobile apps and products including, which continues to be the No. 1 most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. online Hispanics, and Univision Partner Group, a specialized advertising and publisher network. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a new 24-hour English-language network founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a news, pop culture and satire TV and digital network. Headquartered in New York City, UCI has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit

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