TV Report: EPL buries Bundesliga and Ligue 1 on cable

The German Bundesliga kicked off its 2015-16 season on Fox Sports, which aired six games over three networks for its first week of coverage, drawing a cumulative average audience of 268,000 viewers. English Premier League games on NBC Universal networks were watched by 3,039,000 viewers, while the four French Ligue 1 games on BeIN Sports were watched by 42,000 viewers.

English Premier League Live on U.S. Cable:
818,000 Man. City-Chelsea, NBCSN (Sunday)
465,000 Aston Villa-Man. United, NBCSN (Friday)
450,000 Tottenham-Southampton, NBCSN (Saturday)
417,000 Crystal Palace-Arsenal, NBCSN (Sunday)
384,000 Liverpool-Bournemouth, NBCSN (Monday)
307,000 Southampton-Everton, NBCSN (Saturday)
149,000 West Ham-Leicester City, USA Network (Saturday)
47,000 West Bromwich-Watford, NBC Universo (Saturday)
Total: 3,039,000

German Bundesliga Live on U.S. Cable:
Hoffenheim-Bayer Leverkusen, Fox Sports 2 & Fox Deportes (Saturday)
Fox Sports 2: 34,000; Fox Deportes: 40,000.
54,000 Bayern Munich-Hamburg, Fox Sports 2 & Fox Deportes (Friday)
Fox Sports 2: 32,000; Fox Deportes: 22,000.
50,000 Ein. Frankfurt-Wolfsburg, Fox Sports 1 (Sunday)
42,000 Bor. M'Gladbach-Bor. Dortmund, Fox Sports 2 (Saturday)
29,000 Hertha Berlin-Augsburg, Fox Deportes (Saturday)
19,000FC Cologne-VfB Stuttgart, Fox Deportes (Sunday)

French Ligue 1 Live on U.S. Cable:
25,000 Ajaccio-Paris SG, BeIN Sports (Sunday)
6,000 Bastia-Lorient, BeIN Sports (Sunday)
6,000 Lyon-Guingamp, BeIN Sports (Saturday)
5,000 Lille-Monaco, BeIN Sports (Friday)
Note: Bein Sports en Espanol viewers unavailable.


4 comments about "TV Report: EPL buries Bundesliga and Ligue 1 on cable".
  1. Bill Watts, August 18, 2015 at 8:33 p.m.

    Unfair comparison: NBCSports vs Fox Sport 2 and Fox Deportivo which most (I) dont get! Pls

  2. ROBERT BOND, August 19, 2015 at 10:35 a.m.

    Bayern won't have another Friday match all year.........will take time, but folks may tire of 1-0 matches........

  3. J Fox, August 19, 2015 at 12:48 p.m.

    And Comcast STILL does not offer BeIN Sports in HD in CT! Watching in standard definition is a miserable experience!!

  4. ROBERT BOND, August 20, 2015 at 8:59 a.m.

    so how does that compare with Gol?

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