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FIFA World Cup - July 9, 2014

Posted by Mac Nwulu on July 10, 2014

Netherlands-Argentina: ESPN’s Highest-Rated and Most-Viewed FIFA World Cup Semifinal Match

·         ESPN Digital sets new record for non-U.S. match ESPN’s telecast of Wednesday’s Netherlands vs. Argentina FIFA World Cup semifinal match – a 0-0 tie in which Argentina advanced to the Final past Netherlands in a penalty kick shootout at Arena de Sao Paulo – ranks as the highest-rated and most-viewed World Cup semifinal match [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

Posted by Mac Nwulu on July 10, 2014

Netherlands-Argentina Sets New Record – ESPN’s Highest Overnight Rating for a FIFA World Cup Semifinal Match

ESPN’s telecast of Wednesday’s Netherlands vs. Argentina FIFA World Cup semifinal match – a 0-0 tie in which Argentina advanced to the Final past Netherlands in a penalty kick shootout at Arena de Sao Paulo –averaged a 4.3 overnight rating, setting a new record as the highest overnight rating for a World Cup semifinal match [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

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Posted by Mac Nwulu on July 6, 2014

Netherlands-Costa Rica: Second Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal Match on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC

·         1.1 million Unique Viewers on WatchESPN ESPN’s presentation of Saturday’s Netherlands vs. Costa Rica match, a 0-0 tie in which Netherlands advanced after extra time in a shootout at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador, was seen by an average audience of 5,791,000 viewers based on a 3.4 fast national rating, according to Nielsen, making [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

2013 FIFA Confederations Cup - June 30, 2013

Posted by Mac Nwulu on July 5, 2014

Brazil-Colombia: Most-Watched FIFA World Cup Quarterfinal Match on ESPN, ESPN2 or ABC

·         Double Digit Increases Across ESPN’s Digital Media Platforms ESPN’s presentation of Friday’s Brazil vs. Colombia match, a 2-1 Brazil victory at Estadio Catelao in Fortaleza, was seen by an average audience of 6,349,000 viewers based on a 3.6 fast national rating, according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched FIFA World Cup quarterfinal round match [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

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Posted by Mac Nwulu on June 9, 2014

ESPN Presents “Countdown to Brazil” on June 11-12

2014 FIFA World Cup Preview Featuring Former World Cup Stars Michael Ballack, Gilberto Silva, Alexi Lalas, Ruud Van Nistelrooy, Steve McManaman; MLS Match; and More ESPN will kick off its month long coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup with 24 hours of “Countdown to Brazil” programming focusing on the quadrennial tournament. The “Countdown to [...]

Category: Soccer, World Cup

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Posted by Mac Nwulu on June 5, 2014

Transcript of ESPN 2014 FIFA World Cup Media Conference Call

ESPN’s executive producer for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Jed Drake, lead play-by-play commentator Ian Darke, and match and studio analyst Steve McManaman participated in a media conference call to preview the month-long quadrennial tournament. Full details of 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN networks HERE.

Category: Soccer, World Cup