[SOCCER ON THE AIR]
The Chelsea-Atletico Madrid match in the UEFA Champions League semifinals attracted 627,000 viewers, setting a new soccer viewership record for
Fox Sports 1.
It ties the 2012 semifinal between Bayern Munich and Real Madrid on FX as the largest audience for a UEFA Champions League match on English-language cable television since
Fox acquired the rights from ESPN.
The Bayern Munich-Real Madrid game on Tuesday averaged 557,000 viewers, now the second most-watched UEFA Champions League match televised by Fox
In addition, Fox Deportes’ coverage of the Bayern Munich-Real Madrid semifinal was the Spanish-language channel’s most-watched telecast for the year with