Super Cup Tops Olympics Viewing

By iSportconnect | August 10, 2016

The television audience for the UEFA super Cup was far higher than for the Rio Olympics Tuesday in Spain. Real Madrid’s 3-2 win over Sevilla drew 3.944 million viewers last night on Antena 3 with a share of 32.8%. The biggest Olympics audience on La 1 was 1.277 million and a 9.8% share for women’s gymnastics.

In Italy, capsule the Olympics did better the Super Cup. RAI 2 pulled 2.078 million and a 10.8% share for judo from Rio, while the all-Spanish football match on Italia 1 was 1.265 million and a 6.9% share.

In Germany last night, shooting scored the biggest audience from Rio with 6.32 million viewers and a 21.0% share on ZDF, followed by women’s football between Germany and Canada with 5.90 million / 22.4%.

French channel France 2 averaged 1.774 million viewers and a share of 17.7% for its Rio, well behind French drama Joséphine, Guardian Angel on TF1 with 3.982 million and 20.2%.

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