TORONTO (June 29, 2015) – Once again, a record number of Canadians tuned into watch the Canadian women’s national team in the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ on Saturday, June 27. Preliminary overnight data from Numeris confirms that 3.2 million viewers watched Canada’s heartbreaking 2-1 loss to England on CTV and RDS, breaking the record for most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup™ match ever. The game was also the most-watched program on Canadian television this weekend.
Overall, 7.5 million unique Canadian viewers tuned in to watch some or all of the game. Average audience numbers peaked at 4.3 million viewers in the second half as Canada made a final push in an attempt to find an equalizer.
Canadian consumption of the FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ remains at an all-time high through the quarter-final: Continue reading
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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TORONTO (June 19, 2015) – The FIFA WOMEN’S WORLD CUP CANADA 2015™ continues to break audience records on CTV, TSN, and RDS with overall consumption of the tournament at an all-time high.
Live coverage of the tournament continues on CTV, TSN, and RDS with the Round of 16, highlighted by Canada vs. Switzerland this Sunday, June 21 at 7 p.m. ET on CTV, TSN, and RDS.
Canada Audience Stats
- The Canadian national women’s team’s three group stage matches averaged 2 million viewers, with their second game against New Zealand breaking the record for most-watched FIFA Women’s World Cup™ match ever with an average audience of 2.3 million viewers
- The average audience for Canada’s first three games on CTV/TSN/RDS is more than four times the audience for their opening three games in 2011 (459,000)
- Overall, 11.6 million unique Canadian viewers have tuned in to Canada’s three games at the tournament, which saw them finish as the top team in Group A and advance to the knockout stage
The Stanley Cup Playoffs came to an end on Monday, and with that out of the way, the long national nightmare that was the first year of Rogers’ $5.2 billion NHL gamble was also officially over. According to Numeris and Yahoo, playoff ratings on a whole were down 20 per cent and the Stanley Cup Finals drew its lowest numbers since 2009. Monday’s grand finale was also the least-watched final game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs since 2003. What happened?