Spanish-language net gets 5.1 million, ESPN lands 4.4 million for Brazil vs. Croatia
Univision scored a viewer win over ESPN as Brazil scored a World Cup win over Croatia.
The opening match of 2014 World Cup got 5.1 million total viewers on the Spanish-language net, out-delivering the self-proclaimed Worldwide Leader in Sports’ 4.4 million. It was a 14 percent margin of victory.
Univision also boasted that its Opening Ceremony coverage, which delivered 2.8 million total viewers, was tops in World Cup history on any network regardless of language.