Miami -August 28, 2014- Telemundo’s “Fútbol Estelar: La Liga Premier” match between Sunderland and Manchester United aired on Sunday, August 24 at 10:55am ET/7:55am PT delivered 344,000 total viewers for a 28% growth vs. the network’s second game last season, according to Nielsen. The match narrated by Deportes Telemundo’s Andrés Cantor alongside Sammy Sadovnik and former soccer player Manuel Sol also delivered 213,000 adults 18-49 for a 34% growth in the demo.
Telemundo’s broadcast of the first game of the season on “Fútbol Estelar: La Liga Premier,” Manchester City vs. Newcastle, on August 17 at 10:55 am ET/7:55am, registered a 38% increase in total viewers and 57% growth among adults 18-49 vs. the last season’s first game.
Deportes Telemundo, Telemundo Network’s sports division, is one of the countr’s leading providers of Spanish-language sports content. In addition to being “the home of the Olympic Games in Spanish in the United States,” Deportes Telemundo presents Mexican national team games in the World Cup eliminations; all Club León and Club Pachuca home games in the Liga MX; and the leading boxing program in Spanish, “Boxeo Telemundo.” It also has the TV and online rights in the US Spanish-language market to the FIFA World Cup, the world’s top soccer tournament, on all platforms (except radio) from 2015 to 2022.
In addition to top sporting events, Deportes Telemundo provides content for mun2 Network and produces three leading sports and entertainment shows: “Titulares y más,” “Titulares Telemundo” and “Ritmo Deportivo,” which present analysis of the latest sports news along with entertainment and lifestyle segments. The award-winning Deportes Telemundo team of sportscasters includes Emmy Award winners Andrés Cantor and Jessi Losada alongside Sammy Sadovnik, Carlos Hermosillo, Leti Coo, Edgar López, Karim Mendiburu, Ana Jurka, René Giraldo and Kaziro Aoyama.
Source: Nielsen NPM, Live Data, “MANCH CITY VS. MANCH UNITED” (9/22/13 @10:55AM) vs. “SUNDERLAND VS. MANCH UNITED” (8/24/13 @10:55AM)
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Telemundo, a division of NBCUniversal Hispanic Enterprises and Content, is a world-class media company, leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content across its multiplatform portfolio to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. Telemundo’s multiple platforms include the Telemundo Network, a Spanish-language television network featuring original productions, theatrical motion pictures, news and first-class sports events, reaching U.S. Hispanic viewers in 210 markets through its 16 owned stations, broadcast and MVPD affiliates; Telemundo Digital Media, which distributes Telemundo’s original content across digital and emerging platforms including mobile devices and www.telemundo.com; an owned and operated full power station in Puerto Rico that reaches 99% of all TV households in that DMA; and Telemundo Internacional, the international distribution arm which has positioned Telemundo as the second largest provider of Spanish-language content worldwide by syndicating content to more than 100 countries in over 35 languages.