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SPANISH-LANGUAGE DRAMA TOPS TUESDAY RATINGS

December 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ABC’s No Ordinary Family may be seeing its ratings jump in recent weeks, and CBS’s NCIS: Los Angeles may remain one of the most-watch series on television, but both were beaten in the all-important 18-49 demographic on Tuesday by Univision’s Spanish-language telenovela Soy Tu Dueña, according to Nielsen Research. It beat out every other English-language […]

UNIVISION HAS ITS BEST QUARTER EVER

July 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Univision’s coverage of the World Cup lifted its second-quarter profits to record heights, it said Tuesday. The Spanish-language broadcast network reported net profit of $35.3 million versus a loss of $27.7 million during the comparable quarter a year ago. In fact, the soccer telecasts made Univision the No. 1 network among all broadcast networks with […]

UNIVISION TO PAY $1 MILLION IN PAYOLA CASE

July 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Univision, the nation’s largest Spanish-speaking television network, has agreed to pay $1 million in penalties to authorities for the payola practices of its now-defunct record company, Univision Music Group. It also agreed to plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud. The Justice Department had accused the Univision music company of bribing […]

BIG RATINGS, LITTLE PROFIT FROM WORLD CUP

July 15, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ESPN and Univision executives indicated on Wednesday that while their World Cup coverage produced record ratings, it did not produce a profit. Joe Uva, president and chief executive of Univision, told Bloomberg/BusinessWeek: “The benefit is we get to keep those viewers after the Cup is over.” During a recent conference call, Scott Gulielmino of ESPN […]

SOCCER NOW BIGGER THAN HOCKEY, BASEBALL?

July 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Any lingering doubts about Americans’ interest in soccer were dispelled Monday when Nielsen released figures indicated that Sunday’s World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands attracted 24.3 million viewers, who tuned in to the match on ABC and Univision. It was the most-watched soccer game ever on U.S. television and left other, more “traditional” […]

LATIN AMERICAN RATINGS SOAR FOR WORLD CUP

July 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The strong showing by Latin American teams in the World Cup soccer matches is breaking ratings records not only in the homelands of those teams but also on the American Spanish-language network Univision, which attracted 9.3 million viewers for last week’s contest between Mexico and Argentina. Daily Variety reported today (Wednesday). In Brazil, the trade […]

WORLD CUP DRAWING ENORMOUS CROWD ON U.S. TV

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

If all of the viewers who have watched at least six minutes of the televised coverage of the World Cup thus far had tuned in at the same time, they would have produced an audience nearly as large as the record-breaking number who watched this year’s Super Bowl — one even larger than that of […]

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 · 6 Comments 

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 […]

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 […]

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