Sky Lands Top Ratings With Broadcast Of Tuesday's Champions League Games
German pay-TV channel Sky "received top ratings for its broadcast of Tuesday's Champions League games," according to Manuel Weis of QUOTENMETER. A total of 1.13 million viewers tuned in starting at 8:45pm German time. The number translated into a market share of 4%. In the target demographic 14-49, Sky attracted 680,000 viewers and had a 6.4% market share. Sky's simulcast of all eight Champions League matches with German commentary was watched by 480,000 viewers, 240,000 watched the simulcast with int'l commentary and the rest tuned in to one of the individual games. After the conclusion of the games, Sky aired its highlight show "Alle Spiele, alle Tore" ("All Games, All Goals"). The show, which started at 10:45pm, attracted 430,000 viewers and obtained a 2.9% share. In the target demographic, the show had a 4% share (QUOTENMETER, 10/2).
OPORTO-ATLÉTICO: The EFE reported Tuesday's Champions League match between Portuguese side Oporto and La Liga side Atlético Madrid, which was broadcast on Spanish broadcaster TVE's La 1, drew a total of 3.9 million viewers. The broadcast "obtained a market share of 22.9%." The broadcast's peak audience "occurred at 10:35pm, with a market share of 29.9% and 5.9 million viewers" (EFE, 10/2).