via press release:
UNIVISION NETWORK’S “AQUÍ Y AHORA” DELIVERS HIGHEST-RATED TELECAST WITH “CHAPO GUZMÁN: EL MÁS BUSCADO OTRA VEZ” IN CURRENT 2014/15 SEASON AMONG ADULTS 18-49 AND ADULTS 18-34
The Special Coverage Attracts highest-ever number of visitors across Univision News’ Digital Platforms
NEW YORK– JULY 14, 2015 – Univision News’ primetime newsmagazine, “Aquí y Ahora,” delivered its highest-rated telecast in the current 2014/15 season among Adults 18-49 and Adults 18-34 with its “Chapo Guzmán: El Más Buscado Otra Vez” special, which aired at 7 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT on Sunday, July 12, 2015. The special chronicled the recent escape of the infamous Joaquín Guzmán Loera, better known as “El Chapo Guzmán” (Shorty Guzmán), and delivered 2.3 million Total Viewers 2+, 1.3 million Adults 18-49, 1.2 million Adults 25-54 and 579,000 Adults 18-34 viewers.
For the night, “Chapo Guzmán: El Más Buscado Otra Vez” ranked among the top 10 most-watched programs on all of television with Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34, regardless of language. The special also delivered more young Adults 18-34 than the original airings of ABC’s “20/20” (+42% adv.) and NBC’s “Dateline” (+40% adv.) during the week.
Univision Network’s “Chapo Guzmán: El Más Buscado Otra Vez” special on Sunday, July 12, 2015:
· Generated double-digit percentage audience growth among Total Viewers 2+ (+35%), Adults 18-49 (+72%), Adults 25-54 (+61%) and Adults 18-34 (+83%) compared to same night in 2014.
· Ranked as the No. 2 program on all of television, behind Univision’s “Copa de Oro 2015” broadcast of the Mexico vs. Guatemala game, among Hispanics in the key demographics of Total Viewers 2+, Adults 18-49, Adults 25-54 and Adults 18-34.
Additionally, Univision News also recorded the highest-ever number of visitors across its digital platforms for a single day. “Aquí y Ahora,” also generated more social activity in terms of Twitter unique authors and Tweets than Nightly News (NBC) and 60 Minutes (CBS).
Source: Nielsen. NPM & NPM-H Sunday (07/12/2015) 7pm-11pm, ABC’s “20/20” and NBC’s “Dateline” based on Friday (07/10/2015). Live+SD. Adobe Analytics, Univision Responsive Site + Univision Noticias App + Univision App, US + PR traffic only. 7/12/15, ranked on Unique Authors, Tweets, & Unique Audience.
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 available in approximately 93% of U.S. Hispanic television households; UniMás, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network available in approximately 87% of U.S. Hispanic television households; Univision Cable Networks, including Galavisión, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language cable network, as well as UDN (Univision Deportes Network), the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language sports network, Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour cable network dedicated to telenovelas, ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news, and an additional suite of cable offerings – De Película, De Película Clásico, Bandamax, Ritmoson and Telehit; Univision Television Group, which owns 60 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; digital properties consisting of online and mobile websites and apps, including Univision.com, the most visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics, UVideos, a bilingual digital video network and Uforia, a music application featuring multimedia music content; and Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group in the U.S. which owns and operates 67 radio stations including stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. UCI’s assets also include a minority stake in El Rey Network, a 24-hour English-language general entertainment cable network and a joint venture with Disney/ABC Television Network for Fusion, a 24-hour English-language news and lifestyle 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 www.Univision.net.