Press Release: Record Audience for the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ Opening Match on CTV, TSN, and RDS

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (June 8, 2015) – A record number of Canadians watched Christine Sinclair lead Canada to a 1-0 victory in the opening match of the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™.  Preliminary overnight data from Numeris confirms that 1.8 million viewers watched the game on CTV, TSN, and RDS, making it the most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup™ match ever.

Overall, 5.6 million unique Canadian viewers tuned in for some or all of the Canada-China PR match, which took place in front of a record crowd in Edmonton.

Audience levels peaked at 2.6 million viewers as captain Christine Sinclair stepped up for stepped up for Canada and calmly slotted home a penalty in added time.

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