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2011 -- Longhorn Network Launch

Posted by Michael Humes on July 24, 2014

Mack Brown and Butch Davis Join ESPN College Football Coverage

Former college football coaches Mack Brown and Butch Davis have joined ESPN as college football analysts, primarily working on the network’s Saturday studio programming, it was announced today by Mark Gross, ESPN senior vice president, production and remote events. Additionally, both will contribute college football commentary across multiple ESPN platforms throughout the year, including SportsCenter, [...]

FIFA World Cup - July 13, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on July 14, 2014

2014 World Cup Final on ABC: Most-Watched Men’s World Cup Championship Ever

Germany vs. Argentina: Averages 17,324,000 Viewers and 9.1 Rating; 1,800,000 Unique Viewers and 112,100,000 Minutes Viewed on WatchESPN 2014 World Cup ESPN’s Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Ever Nine Most-Viewed World Cup Matches Ever on ESPN or ESPN2 2014 Event Delivers Most Streamed Sporting Event Ever on WatchESPN 36 of 56 Metered Markets Set Record Rating for [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

U.S. Men's National Soccer Team - June 7, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on July 2, 2014

USA-Belgium: Second Most-Viewed Men’s Soccer Telecast Ever in U.S.

Combined TV, Digital and Audio Coverage Posts Average Minute Audience of Nearly 18 Million ESPN Telecast Averages 16,491,000 Viewers and 9.8 HH US Rating Match Generates WatchESPN Viewership Records ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC Telecasts Reach Nearly 100 Million People Significant Viewership Growth Over 2010 and 2006, including in All Key Demos Match Sets Rating Record [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

U.S. Men's National Soccer Team - June 7, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on June 30, 2014

Netherlands vs. Mexico and Costa Rica vs. Greece ESPN’s Two Highest-Rated Non-US Men’s World Cup Matches Ever

ABC’s Weekend Coverage Highlighted by Third Highest-Rated Non-USA Round of 16 Match ESPN Continues to Generate Significant Television Viewership Increases Over 2010 and 2006 Top Markets Led by Washington, D.C., New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles ESPN’s two FIFA World Cup Round of 16 telecasts on Sunday, June 29, set a record as the [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

College World Series - June 25, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on June 27, 2014

College World Series: ESPN’s Most-Viewed since 2011

Audience Increases for ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU Baseball Championship Telecasts More Than 52 Million People Watch Regionals, Super Regionals and CWS CWS Finals Game 3 Third Highest-Rated Baseball Game on Television in 2014 ESPN’s second consecutive year of covering the entire NCAA Division I Baseball Championship – 16 Regional and eight Super Regional sites, and [...]

U.S. Men's National Soccer Team - June 7, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on June 27, 2014

USA-Germany: ESPN’s Second Highest-Rated Men’s World Cup Match Ever & Record Viewership on WatchESPN

Combined TV, Digital and Audio Coverage Posts Average Minute Audience Over 12 Million ESPN Telecast Averages 6.7 US HH Rating and 10,771,000 Viewers Match Generates WatchESPN Viewership Records, Provides 10 percent Lift to TV Significant Viewership Growth Leads ESPN to its Most-Viewed and Highest-Rated Group Play Ever Washington, D.C.; New York and San Francisco Highest-Rated [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

U.S. Men's National Soccer Team - June 1, 2014

Posted by Michael Humes on June 23, 2014

USA-Portugal: Most-Viewed Soccer Match Ever in U.S.

ESPN Telecast Averages 18,220,000 Viewers and Peaks with 22,961,000 viewers Match Generates WatchESPN Viewership Records Most-viewed Non-Football Telecast on ESPN Ever Significant Viewership Growth Over 2010 and 2006, including in All Key Demos Sets Rating Record in 18 markets; Washington, D.C.; New York and San Francisco Highest-Rated Thru 32 Games ESPN’s telecast of the United [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup