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Check out last weekend’s top 25 live sports ratings! Here is a quick look at the live sports programming people watched the most

Which sport drew the biggest audience?

The start of the NBA playoffs made a strong mark on last weekend’s ratings as Basketball was the most watched sport nationwide. The encounter between Oklahoma City vs Houston Rockets was the most watched match, attracting more than five million viewers.

What broadcaster drew the biggest audience?

Turner Network was the most-watched broadcaster. More than 10 million people saw the Oklahoma vs Houston and Chicago vs Boston games.
The second most watched channel was ESPN, which also broadcast some NBA Playoffs.

What else is relevant?

The encounter between MLB teams Yankees vs Cardinals was the most watched non-basketball related game. The game attracted 1.8 million viewers.

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ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 LOKLAHOMA CITY/HOUSTONTURNER NETWORK TELEVISION9:17 PM11:43 PM5.1612.826Sun
2NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 LCHICAGO/BOSTONTURNER NETWORK TELEVISION6:40 PM9:17 PM5.1382.719Sun
3NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD LGRIZZLIES/SPURSESPN8:03 PM10:39 PM3.1561.546Sat
4NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD LJAZZ/CLIPPERSESPN10:39 PM1:12 AM2.911.523Sat
5NBA PLAYOFFS-1ST RD LBUCKS/RAPTORSESPN5:30 PM8:03 PM2.5921.294Sat
6NBA PLAYOFFS- ROUND 1 LATLANTA/WASHINGTONTURNER NETWORK TELEVISION1:09 PM3:52 PM2.5811.337Sun
7MLB SUNDAY NIGHT LCARDINALS/YANKEESESPN8:00 PM11:26 PM1.759612Sun
8PREMIER LEAGUE LCHELSEA/MANCHESTER UNITEDNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 AM1:09 PM816416Sun
9NHL QTR FINALS LTORONTO/WASHINGTONNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:03 PM11:40 PM759392Sat
10NHL QTR FINALS LPITTSBURGH/COLUMBUSCNBC6:00 PM9:26 PM613317Sun
11NHL QTR FINALS LMONTREAL/NY RANGERSNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:00 PM9:47 PM592235Sun
12NHL QTR FINALS LEDMONTON/SAN JOSENBC SPORTS NETWORK9:47 PM12:31 AM554308Sun
13PBA BOWLING LROTH/HOLMAN PBA DOUBLES CHAMPIONSHIPESPN1:00 PM3:00 PM511186Sun
14NHL QTR FINALS LCALGARY/ANAHEIMNBC SPORTS NETWORK11:40 PM1:35 AM498262Sat
15MLB REGULAR SEASON LSAN DIEGO PADRES/ATLANTA BRAVESFOX SPORTS 17:45 PM9:34 PM427123Sat
16PREMIER LEAGUE LLIVERPOOL/WEST BROMNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:22 AM10:33 AM415210Sun
17F1 RACING LBAHRAINCNBC10:30 AM12:47 PM413143Sun
18LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBARCELONA VS. REAL SOCIEDADBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:34 PM4:47 PM403229Sat
19PREMIER LEAGUE LLEICESTER/CRYSTAL PALACENBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 AM12:00 PM361169Sat
20LIGA MX LPUEBLA / CRUZ AZULUNIVISION DEPORTES6:37 PM9:04 PM327176Sun
21COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN LMISSOURI/AUBURNESPN3:00 PM5:00 PM277100Sun
22MLB REGULAR SEASON LDETROIT TIGERS/CLEVELAND INDIANSFOX SPORTS 14:00 PM7:45 PM27273Sat
23PREMIER LEAGUE LBOURNEMOUTH/TOTTENHAMNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:23 AM9:27 AM260121Sat
24LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LSPORTING VS. REAL MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 AM12:15 PM256149Sat
25LIGA MX LJAGUARES / TIJUANAUNIVISION DEPORTES5:50 PM7:57 PM18896Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

In this regular feature, we look at the most watched soccer matches in the U.S. over the past weekend, the networks that came out on top and other relevant insights.

Which match had the largest audience?

The encounter between Premier League Manchester United vs Chelsea, on Sunday, was the most watched soccer game during the weekend. It attracted an audience of 816,000 viewers.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

English Premier League rights holder NBC Sports Network was the most tuned in match during the weekend with close to 1.8 million total viewers.

What else is relevant?

The match played between LigaMX Puebla vs Cruz Azul, was more watched than Premier League Tottenham vs Bournemouth. The game came on number five, with 327,000 viewers.

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ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1PREMIER LEAGUE LCHELSEA/MANCHESTER UNITEDNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 AM1:09 PM816416Sun
2PREMIER LEAGUE LLIVERPOOL/WEST BROMNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:22 AM10:33 AM415210Sun
3LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBARCELONA VS. REAL SOCIEDADBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:34 PM4:47 PM403229Sat
4PREMIER LEAGUE LLEICESTER/CRYSTAL PALACENBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 AM12:00 PM361169Sat
5LIGA MX LPUEBLA / CRUZ AZULUNIVISION DEPORTES6:37 PM9:04 PM327176Sun
6PREMIER LEAGUE LBOURNEMOUTH/TOTTENHAMNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:23 AM9:27 AM260121Sat
7LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LSPORTING VS. REAL MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 AM12:15 PM256149Sat
8LIGA MX LJAGUARES / TIJUANAUNIVISION DEPORTES5:50 PM7:57 PM18896Sat
9LALIGA SANTANDER-LATLETICO MADRID VS. OSASUNABEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:19 PM2:29 PM14661Sat
10LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBARCELONA VS. REAL SOCIEDADBEIN SPORT2:35 PM4:45 PM13981Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

What: Follow the weekend’s ratings through the live sports top 25 ranking! Here is a quick look at what people watched over the past weekend.

Which sport drew the biggest audience?

Although the encounter between the New York Mets and the Miami Marlins was the most watched match during the weekend, with 1.7 million viewers, the Augusta Golf Masters was the most tuned sports event. More than 5 million viewers saw the tournament.

What broadcaster drew the biggest audience?

Golf Channel was the most watched during the weekend. The Augusta Golf Masters had slightly more than 5 million viewers.

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What else is relevant?

The UFC fight between John Son and Cormier, broadcast by Fox Sports, made it to the top ten, with 723,000 viewers.

ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1MLB SUNDAY NIGHT LMIAMI/NEW YORK METSESPN8:00 p.m.10:58 p.m.1.737753Sun
2LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.928214Sat
3LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL2:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.901200Sat
4LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL1:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.871249Sun
5LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL12:00 p.m.1:00 p.m.806238Sun
6UFC PPV PRELIMS L210:CORMIER/JOHNSON 2FOX SPORTS 18:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.723357Sat
7LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.649222Sun
8LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.538146Sat
9LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.506142Sat
10NCAA HOCKEY CHAMP LMINNESOTA DULUTH/DENVERESPN8:00 p.m.11:11 p.m.467198Sat
11NBA REGULAR SEASON LHOUSTON/SACRAMENTONBA-TV6:24 p.m.8:22 p.m.453194Sun
12NASCAR RACEDAY LTEXASFOX SPORTS 111:30 a.m.1:00 p.m.43591Sun
13LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LMALAGA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.431265Sat
14PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER UNITED/SUNDERLANDNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:29 a.m.420231Sun
15LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL10:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.412180Sun
16PREMIER LEAGUE LLEICESTER/EVERTONNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.1:03 p.m.387209Sun
17USA SOCCER WOMEN LUNITED STATES/RUSSIAESPN2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.384212Sun
18LIVE FROMMASTERSGOLF CHANNEL9:00 a.m.10:00 a.m.37899Sat
19MLB REGULAR SEASON LNEW YORK YANKEES/BALTIMORE ORIOLESFOX SPORTS 14:00 p.m.7:43 p.m.36093Sat
20LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LREAL MADRID VS. ATLETICO MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:04 a.m.12:16 p.m.347203Sat
21NBA REGULAR SEASON LMINNESOTA/LA LAKERSNBA-TV9:29 p.m.11:54 p.m.347143Sun
22COLL FTBL SPRING GAME LFLORIDA STATE SPRING GAMEESPN3:00 p.m.5:40 p.m.335202Sat
23NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY LTEXASFOX SPORTS 110:30 a.m.11:31 a.m.31165Sat
24LIGA MX LSANTOS / PACHUCAUNIVISION DEPORTES6:36 p.m.9:03 p.m.298177Sun
25LIGA MX LCRUZ AZUL / MONARCASUNIVISION DEPORTES5:57 p.m.7:55 p.m.293177Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

In this regular feature, we look at the most watched soccer matches in the U.S. over the past weekend, the networks that came out on top and other relevant insights.

What match had the largest audience?

The game between Malaga and Barcelona, played on Saturday afternoon, was the most was the most watched during the weekend. 431,000 viewers broadcast the 31st game of the Spanish Liga Santander.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

The most watched network was NBC Sports, although BeIn Sports broadcast La Ligas’s match. because of their Premier League broadcasting right, NBC made it to number one with 1.3 million viewers.

What else is relevant?

Female soccer was the fifth most watched game, thanks to the match played by the U.S. against Russia. 400,000 viewers tuned ESPN to watch the encounter on Sunday afternoon.

ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LMALAGA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.431265Sat
2PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER UNITED/SUNDERLANDNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:29 a.m.420231Sun
3PREMIER LEAGUE LLEICESTER/EVERTONNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.1:03 p.m.387209Sun
4LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LREAL MADRID VS. ATLETICO MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:04 a.m.12:16 p.m.347203Sat
5USA SOCCER WOMEN LUNITED STATES/RUSSIAESPN2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.384212Sun
6LIGA MX LSANTOS / PACHUCAUNIVISION DEPORTES6:36 p.m.9:03 p.m.298177Sun
7LIGA MX LCRUZ AZUL / MONARCASUNIVISION DEPORTES5:57 p.m.7:55 p.m.293177Sat
8PREMIER LEAGUE LHULL/MANCHESTER CITYNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.11:58 a.m.281124Sat
9PREMIER LEAGUE LWATFORD/TOTTENHAMNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:24 a.m.9:26 a.m.25189Sat
10BUNDESLIGA LBAYERN MUNICH/DORTMUNDFOX SPORTS 112:10 p.m.2:30 p.m.17492Sat

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

 

What: Follow the weekend’s ratings through the live sports top 25 ranking! Here is a quick look at what people watched over the past weekend.

Which sport drew the biggest audience?

With close to 4 million viewers, NASCAR Cup Racing, which took place in Martinsville,VA, and was broadcast through Fox Sports 1, was the most watched sports event during the weekend.

What broadcaster drew the biggest audience?

Out of the almost 16 million people on our top 25 who watched sports events last weekend, 7.5 million tuned into ESPN. This broadcaster was the most watched during the weekend although Fox Sports 1 did broadcast the most watched event.

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What else is relevant?

The Tennis ATP Masters 1000’s final, held in Miami between Rodger Federer and Rafel Nadal positioned on number 7 of our ranking. The match had almost 500,000 viewers, due to the known rivalry between both tennis players.

ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1NASCAR M.E. CUP RACING LMARTINSVILLEFOX SPORTS 12:00 p.m.6:14 p.m.3.963984Sun
2WMNS NCAA BKBL CHAMP LMISSISSIPPI STATE/SOUTH CAROLINAESPN6:11 p.m.8:17 p.m.3.8271.046Sun
3MLB OPENING DAY LNEW YORK YANKEES/TAMPA BAYESPN1:00 p.m.4:34 p.m.1.302579Sun
4MLB OPENING DAY LSAN FRANCISCO/ARIZONAESPN24:00 p.m.7:35 p.m.1.019469Sun
5PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER CITY/ARSENALNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.1:00 p.m.631311Sun
6NASCAR M.E. CUP FIN PRA LMARTINSVILLEFOX SPORTS 11:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.558124Sat
7TENNIS: ATP TOUR MASTER LMIAMI OPENESPN21:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.495139Sun
8PREMIER LEAGUE LCRYSTAL PALACE/CHELSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.12:02 p.m.448230Sat
9LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.393206Sun
10NHL REGULAR SEASON LPHILLY/NY RANGERSNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:32 p.m.10:11 p.m.362145Sun
11NBA REGULAR SEASON LHOUSTON/PHOENIXNBA-TV9:10 p.m.11:26 p.m.305130Sun
12PREMIER LEAGUE LSAN FRANCISCO/ARIZONANBC SPORTS NETWORK7:22 a.m.9:28 a.m.287137Sat
13MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LPORTLAND/ NEW ENGLANDESPN29:00 p.m.11:06 p.m.266125Sun
14PREMIER LEAGUE LMIDDLESBROUGH/SWANSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:31 a.m.256100Sun
15COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN LAUBURN/GEORGIAESPN7:00 p.m.9:53 p.m.250112Sat
16LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LREAL MADRID VS. ALAVESBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 a.m.12:15 p.m.246145Sun
17NBA REGULAR SEASON LDENVER/MIAMINBA-TV6:00 p.m.9:10 p.m.23395Sun
18LIGA MX LJAGUARES / UNAMUNIVISION DEPORTES6:37 p.m.8:57 p.m.226123Sat
19COLLEGE BASEBALL LTEXAS A&M/LSUESPN23:30 p.m.6:13 p.m.17139Sat
20PREMIER LEAGUE LWEST BROM/MANCEHSTER UNITEDCNBC10:00 a.m.12:04 p.m.151113Sat
21LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT2:35 p.m.4:50 p.m.11878Sun
22HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL LHAMILTON HEIGHTS (TN)/MIAMI COUNTRY DAYESPN210:00 a.m.11:30 a.m.9741Sat
23COLL SOFTBALL REG SSN LKENTUCKY/OLE MISSESPNU4:11 p.m.6:13 p.m.9330Sat
24COLLEGE LACROSSE LSYRACUSE/NOTRE DAMEESPNU12:00 p.m.2:11 p.m.9045Sat
25LALIGA SANTANDER-LVALENCIA VS. DEPORTIVOBEIN SPORT ESPANOL12:20 p.m.2:30 p.m.8954Sun

 

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

 

In this regular feature we look at the most watched soccer matches in the U.S. over the past weekend, the networks that came out on top and other relevant insights.

Which match had the largest audience?

The game between Arsenal and Manchester City, of the English Premier League, was the most watched during the weekend, with up to 630,000 viewers. NBC Sports Network broadcast it.

Which broadcaster came out on top?

Once again, because of their Premier League broadcasting rights, NBC Sports Network was the most watched broadcaster with close to 1.6 million viewers. BeIn Sports, the holder of the Spanish la Liga rights, came in  second.

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What else is relevant?

The match played between New England and Portland, on Sunday, was  the  only MLS’ game that made it to the Top Ten, with 266,000 viewers.

ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER CITY/ARSENALNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.1:00 p.m.631311Sun
2PREMIER LEAGUE LCRYSTAL PALACE/CHELSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.12:02 p.m.448230Sat
3LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.393206Sun
4PREMIER LEAGUE LEVERTON/LIVERPOOLNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:22 a.m.9:28 a.m.287137Sat
5MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LPORTLAND/ NEW ENGLANDESPN29:00 p.m.11:06 p.m.266125Sun
6PREMIER LEAGUE LMIDDLESBROUGH/SWANSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK8:24 a.m.10:31 a.m.256100Sun
7LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LREAL MADRID VS. ALAVESBEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 a.m.12:15 p.m.246145Sun
8LIGA MX LJAGUARES / UNAMUNIVISION DEPORTES6:37 p.m.8:57 p.m.226123Sat
9PREMIER LEAGUE LWEST BROM/MANCEHSTER UNITEDCNBC10:00 a.m.12:04 p.m.151113Sat
10LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LGRANADA VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT2:35 p.m.4:50 p.m.11878Sun

 

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

 

 

What: Take a quick look at the sports events that people watched over the past weekend in this new regular weekly feature!

Which sport drew the biggest audience?

NASCAR’s race day in Atlanta. Broadcasted by Fox Sports 1, this sport event came in first on our list with 848,000 viewers.

What broadcaster drew the biggest audience?

Thanks to college basketball (both male and female) ESPN (including ESPNU and ESPN2) was once again the most watched broadcaster over the weekend. In addition to showing all college regular season games, the network also added a MLS game  — Orlando City versus New York City FC — to its broadcasting (which earned 15th place in the ranking of the weekend’s most watched events).

Of the 11.9 million who watched the Top 25 live sports events last weekend, 4.6 million watched ESPN.

Fox Sports drew the second-largest audience, through a broadcast combination of NASCAR races, a UFC fight and one MLS match. Over the weekend, the network had 3.3 million viewers.

Soccer made it into the top ten thanks to the Liga MX match between Cruz Azul and Jaguares. Broadcasted through Univision Deporte, the sports event attracted 442,000 viewers.

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#ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)
1NASCAR RACEDAY LATLANTAFOX SPORTS 112:30 p.m.2:00 p.m.848189
2COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN LFLORIDA/VANDERBILTESPN2:07 p.m.4:13 p.m.739283
3NASCAR RACEDAY: XFINITY LATLANTAFOX SPORTS 11:30 p.m.2:06 p.m.730120
4COLLEGE BKBL REG SSN LBAYLOR/TEXASESPN4:13 p.m.6:04 p.m.725339
5COLLEGE GAMEDAY-BKBL LREGUALR SEASONESPN11:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.662307
6NASCAR M.E. CUP FIN PRA LATLANTAFOX SPORTS 112:06 p.m.1:30 p.m.624132
7PREMIER LEAGUE LARSENAL/LIVERPOOLNBC SPORTS NETWORK12:27 p.m.2:32 p.m.614348
8COLL BASK POST-SEASON LCAMPBELL/WINTHROPESPN1:00 p.m.3:04 p.m.465238
9UFC PPV PREFIGHT L209:WOODLEY/THOMPSON 2FOX SPORTS 17:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.453211
10LIGA MX LCRUZ AZUL / JAGUARESUNIVISION DEPORTES6:03 p.m.8:00 p.m.442260
11WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LUCF/UCONNESPN25:00 p.m.6:46 p.m.44291
12PREMIER LEAGUE LHULL/LEICESTERNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.11:58 a.m.438231
13COLL BASK POST-SEASON LNORTH FLORIDA/FLORIDA GULF COASTESPN3:04 p.m.5:00 p.m.420206
14PREMIER LEAGUE LMANCHESTER CITY/SUNDERLANDNBC SPORTS NETWORK10:57 a.m.12:59 p.m.412179
15MLS REGULAR SEASON LORLANDO CITY SC/NEW YORK CITY FCESPN5:00 p.m.7:32 p.m.411210
16COLL BKBL SCOREBOARD LPORTLAND/ST. MARYSESPN26:46 p.m.7:00 p.m.40992
17WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LPURDUE/MARYLANDESPN27:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.38377
18MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER LATLANTA UNITED/NEW YORK RED BULLSFOX SPORTS 17:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.375212
19WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LMISSISSIPPI ST/SOUTH CAROLINAESPN23:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.36371
20PREMIER LEAGUE LEVERTON/TOTTENHAMNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:23 a.m.10:27 a.m.363173
21LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LBARCELONA VS. CELTABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:48 p.m.351181
22WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LSTANFORD/OREGON STESPN29:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.33564
23PREMIER LEAGUE LBOURNEMOUTH/MANCHESTER UNITEDNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:24 a.m.9:31 a.m.329180
24NASCAR XFINITY QUALIFY LATLANTAFOX SPORTS 19:00 a.m.10:45 a.m.28765
25WMNS COLL BKBL POST SSN LDUKE/NOTRE DAMEESPN21:00 p.m.2:47 p.m.27765

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)

What: In this new regular feature we analyze the most watched soccer matches over the last weekend. Here’s a quick look at the matches people watched the most, the networks who won and other relevant insights.

What match got the biggest audience?

The Premier League’s match between Watford and Manchester United was the most watched, it attracted 481 thousand viewers on Saturday (see table below).

Which broadcaster won?

NBC Sports Network, which broadcasts the Premier League was the most watched network. The network got more than 1.5 million viewers among the top 10 most broadcasted networks (check out the table below).

Univision Deportes was in second place through the Liga MX’ broadcast last weekend, attracting 948 thousand viewers. BeIn Sports Español, which owns La Liga’s broadcasting rights, came in third an dit attracted 737 thousand viewers.

What else is relevant?

Even though the Premier League, broadcasted in English, was the number one sports property,  Spanish-speaking broadcasts overall  were more watched, adding up 1.7 million viewers.

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#ProgramEpisodeNetworkStartEndTotal Viewers (000)Viewers Age 18-49 (000)Day of the game
1PREMIER LEAGUE LWATFORD/MANCHESTER UNITEDNBC SPORTS NETWORK9:57 a.m.11:57 a.m.481292Sat
2PREMIER LEAGUE LLEICESTER CITY/SWANSEANBC SPORTS NETWORK10:56 a.m.1:05 p.m.409200Sun
3PREMIER LEAGUE LCHELSEA/BURNLEYNBC SPORTS NETWORK8:23 a.m.10:27 a.m.391196Sun
4LIGA MXSANTOS / CRUZ AZULUNIVISION DEPORTES6:32 p.m.9:00 p.m.373228Sun
5LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LOSASUNA VS. REAL MADRIDBEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:47 p.m.341201Sat
6LIGA MX LQUERETARO / LEONUNIVISION DEPORTES5:51 p.m.7:56 p.m.308201Sat
7PREMIER LEAGUE LHULL CITY/ARSENALNBC SPORTS NETWORK7:24 a.m.9:27 a.m.279132Sat
8LIGA MX SATMONTERREY / UNAMUNIVISION DEPORTES7:56 p.m.9:55 p.m.267162Sat
9LALIGA SANTANDER MRQ-LALAVES VS. BARCELONABEIN SPORT ESPANOL10:05 a.m.12:15 p.m.248118Sat
10LALIGA SANTANDER-LATLETICO MADRID VS. CELTABEIN SPORT ESPANOL2:35 p.m.4:46 p.m.14880Sun

Source: SportsTVRatings.com (“All data ©Nielsen, provided by a variety of TV network sources and not directly from Nielsen”)