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Revised US Men’s National Team TV Ratings Chart

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With the USA having set ESPN records twice in the span of a week, here’s the latest table of USMNT TV broadcast/cable ratings of World Cup matches since 1990.

Net Day Date Game Time Rtg TVHH
ESPN Wed 6/23/2010 USA/Algeria 10:00a 4.6 4,582,000
ESPN Fri 6/18/2010 USA/Slovenia 10:00a 3.9 3,906,000
ABC Sat 6/12/2010 USA/England 2:30p 7.3 8,391,000
ESPN Thu 6/22/2006 USA/Ghana 10:00a 3.2 2,900,000
ABC Sat 6/17/2006 USA/Italy 3:00p 4.4 4,824,000
ESPN2 Mon 6/12/2006 USA/Czech Rep. 12:00p 2.4 2,140,000
ESPN Friday 6/21/2002 QF: USA/Germany 7:25a 4.36 3,800,000
ESPN Mon 6/17/2002 R16: USA/Mexico 2:25a 2.29 1,980,000
ABC Sat 6/15/2002 USA/Poland (Tape) 1:00p 1.1 1,166,000
ESPN Friday 6/14/2002 USA/Poland 7:25a 1.88 1,630,000
ESPN2 Mon 6/10/2002 USA/South Korea 5:00a 1.62 1,360,000
ESPN2 Wed 6/05/2002 USA/Portugal 2:30a 1.19 998,000
ABC Thu 6/25/1998 USA/Yugoslavia 3:00p 2.2 2,156,000
ABC Sun 6/21/1998 USA/Iran 3:00p 3.5 3,430,000
ABC Mon 6/15/1998 USA/Germany 3:00p 3.4 3,332,000
ABC Mon 7/04/1994 R16:USA/Brazil 3:30p 9.3 N/A
ABC Sun 6/26/1994 USA/Romania 4:00p 6.8 N/A
ESPN Wed 6/22/1994 USA/Colombia 7:30p 4.3 2,710,000
ABC Sat 6/18/1994 USA/Switzerland 11:30a *5.8 N/A
TBS Tue 6/19/1990 USA/Austria NA 1.0 473,000
TBS Thu 6/14/1990 USA/Italy NA 1.2 555,000
TBS Sun 6/10/1990 USA/Czechslovakia NA 1.8 858,000
*Overnight only available

With the Ghana game coming on a Saturday afternoon in late June without a lot of competition, maybe this one will break the all-time record for a US national team, the 1999 Women’s World Cup final.

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June 24th, 2010 at 3:49 pm