The Three-hour Finale Event leads Telemundo to Out-perform Univision by +40%
The Finale was the Most Social Primetime Program Among Spanish-Language Networks
MIAMI – May 14, 2019 – The grand finale of Telemundo’s Exatlón Estados Unidos ranked as the highest-rated Sunday night show on Spanish-language television among adults 18-49 with an average of 647,000 and over 1.4 million total viewers, according to Nielsen. The three-hour finale, which crowned Puerto Rican Valeria Sofia Rodriguez as the winner of the second season of the hit competition show, led Telemundo to rank as the number one Spanish-language network of all Sunday primetime among adults 18-49, adults 18-34 and total viewers, outperforming Univision by more than 40% among adults 18-49. In addition, Telemundo ranked as the most watched broadcast network among adults 18-34 regardless of language, surpassing English broadcast networks CBS, NBC, and Fox during the timeslot.
During its final week, Exatlón Estados Unidos generated more than 1.3M total actions across social media platforms, according to Shareablee.
Source: Nielsen, L+SD, 5/12/19., A18-49, Live+SD, 7-11pm ET/PT, Rank based on program impressions among TEL, UNI, UMA. Shareablee, 5/06/19-5/13/19, ranked by total linear episode-level interactions.
Manager, Programming Publicity
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NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a world-class media company leading the industry in the production and distribution of high-quality Spanish-language content to U.S. Hispanics and audiences around the world. This fast-growing multiplatform portfolio is comprised of the Telemundo Network and Station Group, Telemundo Deportes, Telemundo Noticias, Telemundo Global Studios, Universo and a Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit. Telemundo Network features original Spanish-language entertainment, news and sports content reaching 94% of U.S. Hispanic TV households in 210 markets through 28 local stations, 51 affiliates and its national feed. Telemundo also owns WKAQ, a television station that serves viewers in Puerto Rico. Telemundo Deportes is the designated Spanish-language home of two of the world’s most popular sporting events: FIFA World Cup™ through 2026 and the Summer Olympic Games through 2032. Telemundo Global Studios is the company’s domestic and international scripted production unit including Telemundo Studios, Telemundo International Studios, Telemundo International, as well as all of the company’s co-production partnerships. As the #1 media company reaching Hispanics and millennials online, the Digital Enterprises & Emerging Business unit distributes original content across multiple platforms, maximizing its exclusive partnerships with properties such as BuzzFeed, Vox, and Snapchat. Through Telemundo Internacional, the largest U.S.-based distributor of Spanish-language content in the world; and Universo, the fastest growing Hispanic entertainment cable network, the company reflects the diverse lifestyle, cultural experience and language of its expanding audience. NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is a division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.