Nearly 1.5 billion TV viewers watched last month's 2002 World Cup soccer tourney in the 18 markets measured by Nielsen Media Research, according to the final audience estimates released Tuesday.
A strong World Cup performance powered Televisa's second quarter sales to 5.19 billion pesos ($536 million), a 10% jump over last year.
England's 2-1 quarter final defeat against Brazil on Friday drew almost 17 million viewers, the biggest morning audience on any U.K. channel for 10 years and beating Blighty's most popular primetime…
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On Wednesday, German pubcaster ARD bought the rights to Saturday's World Cup soccer quarter-final game between Senegal and Turkey from insolvent Teutonic broadcaster Kirch Media.
Many folks in Europe were too engrossed with World Cup soccer or enjoying superb weather to visit cinemas last weekend, taking some of the shine off "Spider-Man's" debuts and holdovers, while…
Film firm Cantor Movies slashed its box office estimate for "Spider-Man's" first weekend by a third to between 6.8 to 7.1 million pounds ($10.47 million) due to England advancing at the World Cup.
Cabler Singapore Cable Vision has admitted it won't recoup the $4 million it spent on exclusive broadcast rights to the World Cup soccer tournament, which kicked off May 31.
Brazil's World Cup soccer matches are bringing in record ratings for broadcaster TV Globo.
Illegal sellers of TV signal decoders, whose sales have rocketed in Hong Kong as fans clamor to watch the World Cup, has sparked outrage among cable and satellite channel operators who paid hefty…
Univision said its Spanish-lingo broadcasts of World Cup soccer, which kicked off May 31, are racking up higher ratings than the 1998 tourney despite major time differences with host nations Korea…