Archive for July 12th, 2010

Viewership soared by nearly 50% for the 2010 FIFA World Cup on the ESPN family of networks. The 64-match World Cup averaged a 2.1 U.S. rating and 3.261 million viewers on ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC, […]

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The 2010 FIFA World Cup concluded with the largest audience ever for a Men’s World Cup match on a single network. Spain’s 1-0 win over the Netherlands drew an 8.1 rating and 15.545 million viewers […]

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The finale of the 2010 FIFA World Cup was not just a hit on ABC. Sunday’s Spain/Netherlands World Cup Final drew 8.821 million viewers on Univision, according to Nielsen fast-nationals, up 49% from Italy/France in […]

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Sportswriters and fans alike went out of their way to express their loathing of LeBron James‘ one-hour special last week — but that did not stop them from watching in droves. The Decision, a one-hour […]

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ABC Draws 9.9 Overnight For World Cup Final; Full Telecast Even With ’06

With the 2010 FIFA World Cup on pace to finish as the most-viewed ever on ESPN/ABC, it is no surprise the event concluded with another strong performance. The match portion of Sunday’s Spain/Netherlands World Cup […]

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Idle Note: College Gameday will expand by one hour during the 2010 college football season. The first hour (9-10 AM) will air on ESPNU, with the remaining two-hours (10 AM-12 PM) airing on ESPN. ESPN […]

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