Press Release: A Record 2.8 Million Viewers Watch Canada Advance to Quarter-Finals on CTV, TSN, and RDS

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TSN (logo via Wikimedia)

TORONTO (June 22, 2015) – The Canadian women’s national team continues to advance – and set new viewing records. Preliminary overnight data from Numeris confirms that a record 2.8 million viewers tuned into CTV, TSN, and RDS last night to see Canada secure its spot in the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ quarter-finals.

The match was the most-watched program on Canadian television on Sunday.

Overall, 6.9 million unique Canadian viewers tuned in for Canada’s 1-0 victory over Switzerland, which was decided by forward Josée Bélanger’s second-half goal.

Action from the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ continues today with live coverage of the Round of 16. Canada battles the winner of today’s Norway-England match in quarter-final action on Saturday, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET on CTV.

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