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U.S.-GHANA WORLD CUP CLASH SETS NEW RECORD

June 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The U.S. soccer team departed the 2010 World Cup in style Saturday. Losing to Ghana 2-1 in a dramatic match that ended in overtime, the American team attracted 14.9 million viewers on ABC and another 4.5 million on Spanish-language Univision, for a total of 19.4 million, making it the most-watched soccer telecast of all time […]

ESPN PREDICTING RECORD RATINGS FOR SATURDAY’S WORLD CUP

June 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ESPN is expecting Saturday’s World Cup match between the U.S. and Ghana to set a record for the most viewers ever to watch a soccer match on the cable sports network, Daily Variety reported today (Thursday). The record is currently held by the Germany-Italy semifinal match in 2006, which drew 5.8 million viewers. Its World […]

WORLD CUP FULL IN U.S. BUT DOESN’T RUNNETH OVER

June 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Although U.S. ratings for the World Cup telecasts on ABC, ESPN and Univision are up 75 percent over the 2006 games, the non-stop nature of the sport will prevent it from ever achieving the popularity here as it has elsewhere in the world, a sports broadcasting expert has told the Los Angeles Times. Thus far, […]