The 2016 MLS Cup was the most-watched MLS final ever in the United States and Canada as it averaged 3,534,000 viewers.
2016 MLS Cup Viewers:
1,430,000 TSN (Canada)
The Toronto-Seattle FC game was the most-watched final on an American network since 2001 as Fox averaged 1,411,000 viewers, more than double the ESPN audience of 668,000 for Columbus-Portland a year ago. Saturday night’s match, the first on U.S. network television since 2008, generated a 9.9 household rating in Seattle.
The Fox audience was topped by the 1,430,000 viewers on Canada's TSN, a record for an MLS match in Canada. French-language RDS averaged 92,000.