TV Report: Fox Sports 1 draws top MLS viewership

Sunday's Orlando City-D.C. United averaged 378,000 total viewers on Fox Sports 1, its largest audience since it began its weekly series of Sunday MLS coverage. The game, which followed a rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup race on FS1, drew the second largest MLS audience of the year on national cable after the Orlando City-New York City FC opener that was watched by an average of 539,000 viewers on ESPN2.

The OCSC-United game was also viewed by 100,000 viewers on Fox Deportes, the Spanish-language network that simulcasts Fox MLS broadcasts. That put the combined viewership at 478,000, the second largest of the season.

2015 MLS Viewers:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
WEEK 15:
378,000
Orlando City-D.C. United (Fox Sports 1)

WEEK 14:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
211,000 Houston-NY Red Bulls (UniMas)
175,000 FC Dallas-San Jose (Fox Sports 1)
161,000 Real Salt Lake-Colorado (ESPN2)
34,000 Houston-NY Red Bulls (UDN)

WEEK 13:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
332,000 Seattle-NY Red Bulls (ESPN2)
206,000
New England-LA Galaxy (Fox Sports 1)
150,000 Sporting KC-FC Dallas (UniMas)
18,000 *Sporting KC-FC Dallas (UDN)
*Simulcast.

WEEK 12:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
244,000 San Jose-Orlando City (Fox Sports 1)
240,000
+Sporting KC-New England (ESPN2)
161,000
Philadelphia-NY Red Bulls (Fox Sports 1)
60,000
LA Galaxy-Houston (UDN)
43,000
Columbus-Chicago (UDN)
+Wednesday game.

WEEK 11:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
172,000
Orlando City-LA Galaxy (ESPN2)
153,000 Philadelphia-D.C. United  (Fox Sports 1)
108,000
+D.C. United-Orlando City (ESPN2)
43,000
FC Dallas-NY Red Bulls (UDN)
35,000
New York City-Chicago (UDN)
+Wednesday game.

WEEK 10:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
233,000 NY Red Bulls-New York City (Fox Sports 1)
177,000 Toronto FC-Houston (ESPN2)
63,000 Orlando City-New England (UDN)
58,000 Colorado-San Jose (UDN)

WEEK 9:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
233,000 Chicago-Sporting KC (ESPN2)
212,000 New York City-Seattle (Fox Sports 1)
50,000 Houston-FC Dallas (UDN)
47,000 Real Salt Lake-San Jose (UDN)

WEEK 8:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
309,000 Seattle-Portland (Fox Sports 1)
216,000 NY Red Bulls-LA Galaxy (ESPN2)
186,000 Orlando City-Toronto FC (Fox Sports 1)
48,000 Chicago-New York City FC (UDN)
40,000 Colorado-FC Dallas (UDN)

WEEK 7:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
243,000 Philadelphia-New England (ESPN2)
166,000 NY Red Bulls-San Jose (UniMas)
77,000 New York City FC-Philadelphia (Fox Sports 2)
32,000 *NY Red Bulls-San Jose (UDN)

WEEK 6:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
271,000 LA Galaxy-Seattle (Fox Sports 1)
230,000 FC Dallas-Colorado (UniMas)
226,000 Portland-Orlando City (ESPN2)
28,000 *FC Dallas-Colorado (UDN)

WEEK 5:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
269,000 Orlando City-D.C. United (UniMas)
247,000 San Jose-Real Salt Lake (ESPN2)
166,000 Sporting KC-Philadelphia (Fox Sports 1)
71,000 *Orlando City-D.C. United (UDN)

WEEK 4:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
211,000 Real Salt Lake-Toronto FC (Fox Sports 1)
152,000 Chicago-Philadelphia (ESPN2)

WEEK 3:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
250,000
NY Red Bulls-D.C. United (ESPN2)
134,000 Portland-LA Galaxy (Fox Sports 1)
57,000 Philadelphia-FC Dallas (UDN)

WEEK 2:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
310,000 Houston-Orlando City (UniMas)
289,000 New York City-New England (ESPN2)
197,000 Portland-LA Galaxy (Fox Sports 1)
51,000 *Houston-Orlando City (UDN)
*Simulcast.

WEEK 1:
AVERAGE MATCH (NETWORK)
539,000 Orlando City-New York City (ESPN2)
341,000 LA Galaxy-Chicago (UniMas)
289,000 Seattle-New England (Fox Sports 1)
268,000 Sporting KC-NY Red Bulls (Fox Sports 1)
87,000 *LA Galaxy-Chicago (UDN)
*Simulcast.
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