TV Report: More than 5.4 million watch USA-Colombia

The opening match at the Copa Centenario between USA and Colombia that aired on Univision and was simulcast on UniMas and UDN averaged 3.9 million viewers, making it the most-watched opening Copa America match on any U.S. network regardless of language. An additional 1,536,000 viewers watched the game on FS1, for a total of more than 5.4 million.

By comparison, 3.5 million viewers watched last year's Women's World Cup opener between the USA and Australia on FS1 and NBC Universo. In 2014, the USA-Ghana World Cup opener averaged 15.9 million viewers combined on ESPN and Univision. At the 2010 World Cup, the USA-England opener attracted 17.1 million viewers on ABC and Univision.

The most-viewed game through the first weekend was the Mexico-Uruguay game that averaged 5.1 million on Univision. It was the second-most watched program behind the NBA finals and had more combined viewers than FOX, ABC and NBC in Los Angeles, Houston and San Francisco.

The Univision networks are averaging 2.9 million viewers through six games, up 14 percent from the 2014 World Cup group stage.

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1 comment about "TV Report: More than 5.4 million watch USA-Colombia ".
  1. Claus Fischer, June 8, 2016 at 5:23 a.m.

    Sounds like the Latin/Hispanic soccer-mad, soccer-minded fans were tuning in. Others? Not so much at all. Let's not fool ourselves. The interest draw here is/was Colombia's squad. Not the USMNT. Mexico, Brazil and Argentina will be the top draws and then Colombia - in that order. From a TV ratings and money revenue perspective I guess we can be really glad that Canada did not qualify, yes?

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