Tuesday's USA-England match on Fox was watched by an average of 7,025,000 viewers.
The game posted a 5.5 household rating in overnight metered markets, making it the highest-rated match
of the tournament so far.
The total viewership, though, was down from the 8.4 million viewers who watched the USA-Germany semifinal in 2015 that had the advantage of airing in prime
time. 2019 Women's World Cup:
AVG. MATCH (NETWORK) 2,720,000
Game 1: USA-Thailand (Fox)
Game 2: USA-Chile (Fox) 3,880,000
Game 3: USA-Sweden (Fox) 3,349,000
Game 4: USA-Spain (FS1) 6,335,000
Game 5: USA-France (Fox)
Game 6: USA-England (Fox) Note:
TV+streaming. 2015 Women's World Cup:
AVG. MATCH (NETWORK) 3,311,000
Game 1: USA-Australia (FS1) 4,492,000
Game 2: USA-Sweden (Fox)
Game 3: USA-Nigeria (Fox) 4,720,000
Game 4: USA-Colombia (FS1) 5,736,000
Game 5: USA-China (Fox) 8,400,000
Game 6: USA-Germany (Fox)
Game 7: USA-Japan (Fox) Note:
-- England's semifinal defeat attracted the highest peak
television audience of the year so far on British television
with 11.7 million watching on BBC One during a five-minute period in the second half. It even topped the Liverpool-Tottenham final in
the UEFA Champions League, which drew a peak audience of 11.3 million after pay network BT made the game available for free on various linear and digital platforms.
Netherlands-Sweden semifinal on NPO1 recorded Dutch TV’s highest-ever audience
for a live women’s match with 5.015 million viewers -- 31.6 percent of all potential TV viewers in the
Netherlands. It was the most-watched program on Dutch television since the Netherlands-Argentina in the 2014 World Cup semifinals.