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ESPN Tennis at Wimbledon: Overall Most-Viewed Wimbledon Tournament Ever on WatchESPN; Ladies’ Championship Telecast 2nd Most-Watched in ESPN History
In a similar matchup to last year’s action for the women, World No.1-ranked Serena Williams defeated No.2 Angelique Kerber in the Ladies’ Championship, tying Steffi Graf’s Open Era record of 22 grand slam titles. The telecast – which also includes the Williams sisters winning the Ladies’ Doubles Championship – earned a 1.1 U.S. rating, representing an average of 1,604,000 viewers (P2+) according to Nielsen, making it the highest-rated and most-viewed Ladies’ Championship telecast since 2012, when ESPN began airing the match.
Through six months of 2016, ESPN tops the entire television industry – broadcast and cable – for total day live audience among men 18-34. The network averaged 144,000 viewers in that key demographic.
Through five months of 2016, ESPN is No. 1 on cable in numerous key demo groups – including those for males and for all viewers – in both total day and prime-time ratings, and tops the entire television industry – broadcast and cable – for total day ratings among men 18-34.
The UEFA Champions League Final is ESPN Deportes’ Most-Watched Event Ever Across Television and Digital
The UEFA Champions League Final on Saturday, May 28, in which Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid 5-3 in a dramatic match that went to penalties, is the most-watched event on ESPN Deportes ever, according to Nielsen. The match reached an average of 1.3 million Hispanic viewers P+2, delivering a 5.0 Hispanic household rating – surpassing the UEFA Euro 2012 final (Spain vs. Italy) that reached 1.1 million Hispanic viewers P+2 and a tie rating of 5.0 Hispanic household.
ESPN’s Saturday tip-off of the 2016 WNBA season delivered the best audience for a WNBA regular-season game on the ESPN networks (excluding ABC) since 2001, with an average of 505,000 viewers.
ESPN’s Saturday tip-off of the 2016 WNBA season was the highest-rated, regular-season WNBA game on the ESPN networks (excluding ABC) since 2011, and the highest-rated, regular-season weekend WNBA game on the ESPN networks (excluding ABC) since 2005. The 7:30 p.m. ET telecast between the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury delivered a 0.4 overnight rating. The … Read More
For the first quarter of 2016, ESPN led all cable networks in prime time among all the key male demo groups – 18+, 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54. In addition, the network was tops among viewers 18-34 and 18-49.
Super Bowl 50 en ESPN Deportes: Audiencia en hogares aumenta 51% por encima de la transmisión en español de 2015
Audiencia en hogares aumenta 51% por encima de la transmisión en español de 2015
La transmisión más vista de la cadena aparte del fútbol
-Four of the Six Bowl Games See Ratings Increases from Last Year’s Same Bowl and Similar Time Slot
-WatchESPN Experiences Significant Audience Growth Across Metrics
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