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Fox/Telemundo Crack Soccer Viewership Record With U.S.-Japan

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 06 / 15

Fox and Telemundo finished with a combined 26.7 million viewers for the U.S.-Japan FIFA Women’s World Cup final last night, marking the most-viewed soccer match ever on U.S. TV. The match passes the '14 men’s World Cup final, which saw ABC and Univision draw 26.5 million viewers for Germ...

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