Fox Sports breaks ratings record in Colombia with 2016 Copa Libertadores final


Fox Sports was the rating’s leader in Colombia during the final of Copa Libertadores tournament, with 23.39 rating points among households with pay TV, and 9.80 among people, reported the channel in a press release.


Thus, the match became the program with the highest audience level registered in Fox Sports in the last 12 years and in pay TV sports channels, both in People and in households with cable in the same period. Data belong to Ibope Colombia.


In that country, Fox Networks Group Latin America is set to launch a local and exclusive version of Fox Sports next September.


The tournament final was played in Medellin between Atlético Nacional and Independiente del Valle. Fox Sports broadcast the match to over 61 million households in Latin America.


The channel reported that 138 matches were broadcast on the channel, which covered about 1,200 hours of transmission.