ESPN2's broadcast of the MLS Western Conference -- the Los Angeles-Houston game that was stopped twice because the lights went out -- was seen
in an average of 538,000 television homes (700,000 people 2+), based on a 0.5 rating, making it the most-watched MLS telecast ever on the network.
The previous record was in August
2007 for a regular-season match between Chivas USA and Los Angeles, seen in an average of 532,000 television homes (658,000 P2+), a 0.6 rating.
Additionally on ESPN Deportes, the
Galaxy-Dynamo match was seen in an average of 73,000 Hispanic television homes (121,000 Hispanic P2+), a 1.6 Hispanic coverage rating.