MIAMI, Nov. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC UNIVERSO, the modern entertainment and sports cable channel for Latinos, announced that during the week of Nov. 1, 2015, the network tallied two top-ranked telecasts for total day among Adults 18-49 in all of Hispanic cable.
On Thu., Nov. 5, the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup semi-final match between Mexico and Nigeria attracted 584,000 total viewers, including 305,000 Adults 18-49, according to Nielsen. This was the most-viewed event of any Hispanic Cable offering during total day, the second-highest delivery of any programming since the network launched in February 2015, and the highest-rated match of any FIFA World Cup tournament match that has aired on NBC UNIVERSO this year. It also drew the highest-rated female total audience on the network since launch (189,000 P2+).
Complemented by the primetime airing of its action series, Fuerzas Especiales de Fugitivos, which attracted 173,000 total viewers and was No. 1 in Hispanic Cable during its 8pm timeslot among Adults 18-49, NBC UNIVERSO was ranked the No. 1 Hispanic Cable network for prime and total day on Thu., Nov. 5.
Also, on Mon., Nov. 2, in FIFA U-17 World Cup quarterfinal action between Mexico and Ecuador, the match tallied 252,000 total viewers, including 171,000 Adults 18-49, which also achieved the highest-rated program of any Hispanic Cable offering that day.
For more information, please visit www.NBCUniverso.com.
Source: Nielsen, NPM NBC Universo (11/5/15) #1 Hispanic cable net in total day (6a-2a); FIFA Sub-17 "Mexico vs. Nigeria" 2nd largest since launch (2/1/15); (11/2/15) #1 Hispanic cable net in total day (6a-2a); A18-49/P2+; Hispanic cable competition (GALA, DSE, DFAM, FOXD, REY, UDN).
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