Champions League Group Stage Games Score Positive Ratings Across Europe
Almost "1 million viewers tuned in to Sky Deutschland" Tuesday to watch the pay-TV channels coverage of the first Champions League gameday, according to Sidney Schering of QUOTENMETER.de. Sky's Champions League coverage, which started at 8:45pm was watched by a total of 900,000 viewers or a "strong" 3.3% market share. In the marketing relevant target group 14-49, Sky attracted 440,000 viewers or 3.9% (QUOTENMETER.de, 9/19).
SPAIN: La 1's broadcast of the Champions League group stage match between Real Madrid and Manchester City was watched by an average of 7 million people and a 40% market share. The "golden minute" occurred at 10:22pm local time when Cristiano Ronaldo scored to give Madrid the 3-2 victory. A total of 14.9 million people were tuned in to the broadcast at that time (EUROPA PRESS, 9/19).
FRANCE: The broadcast of the Champions League group stage match between Paris St. Germain and Dynamo Kiev on Canal + had an average audience of 1.48 million people and a 25.4% share (FOOTMERCATO.net, 9/19).