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Tuesday, January 24th, 2023
NBC SPORTS’ PRESENTATION OF ARSENAL-MANCHESTER UNITED IS MOST-WATCHED PREMIER LEAGUE MATCH IN U.S. HISTORY
Match Averages Record 1.92 Million English-Language Viewers on NBC and Peacock; Additional 382,000 Viewers on Telemundo
Led by Peacock, NBC Sports Sets Simulstream Record for a Premier League TV Match
Audience Average of 947,000 Viewers for 4 Weekend TV Windows Best Ever for Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fest
STAMFORD, Conn. – Jan. 24, 2023 – NBC Sports’ presentation of first-place Arsenal’s thrilling 3-2 victory over Manchester United on Sunday is the most-watched Premier League match in United States history, with 1.92 million viewers across NBC, Peacock and NBC Sports Digital platforms.
Led by Peacock, NBC Sports set a record for a simulstreamed Premier League match, with an Average Minute Audience (AMA) of 510,000 viewers for Arsenal-Manchester United.
In addition, 382,000 viewers watched the Spanish-language broadcast of the match on Telemundo – marking the most-watched Spanish-language Premier League match since last April (Manchester City-Liverpool, 440,000).
Arsenal-Manchester United, won on Eddie Nketiah’s 90th-minute goal, culminated the Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fest, which was held Saturday and Sunday at Universal CityWalk, Universal Orlando Resort’s entertainment complex, in Orlando, Fla. The Orlando fan festival was the eighth supporter event to be presented by NBC Sports and the Premier League, and the second this season, following the Philadelphia fan fest in October.
Across the four television match windows last weekend, NBC Sports averaged a Total Audience Delivery of 947,000 viewers – marking the largest average audience for a Premier League Mornings Live Fan Fest.