Peacock is channeling fan fervor for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ to New York City and Miami with a larger-than-life responsive soccer ball and free viewing events open to the public throughout next week’s group stage matches.
In 2026, for the first time ever, the World Cup will be spread over three countries. Sixteen cities across the U.S., Canada and Mexico will host matches, giving brands and advertisers a chance to expand their reach and build connections with growing football fan bases across North America—if they know where to look.
If you are a soccer fan like me, you are probably very excited about the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup. I've been following the FIFA World Cup since my childhood in Brazil, and I had the privilege of working in two World Cups (1990 and 1998). During my career, I have also worked on several different soccer-related programs directly or indirectly. By Isaac Mizrahi - Co-President of ALMA
We’ve gathered our predictions, analyzed standings, tracked the most influential players and collected fan insights to provide you with an interactive experience ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup™.
For the first time ever, the World Cup will overlap with the holiday season, creating a unique opportunity for brands to turn football fans into festive shoppers. And, as women are often key holiday season spenders, marketers can maximize the impact of both World Cup and holiday campaigns by focusing on reaching and connecting with female fan bases.
Telemundo Deportes announces Broadcast Schedule, Commentary Teams & Encore Presentation for The FIFA WORLD CUP QATAR 2022
With 18 days until kickoff of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, Telemundo Deportes, the exclusive Spanish-language home of the tournament, released its complete broadcast schedule including live coverage of all 64 matches beginning Sunday, Nov. 20 at 9 a.m. ET with coverage of the Opening Ceremony leading into the opening match between host country Qatar vs. Ecuador at 11 a.m. on Telemundo and Peacock.
This World Cup, Telemundo has brought together a passionate group of talent and experts for the coverage of the highly anticipated event in Qatar. With full presence in the ground, the team assembled reflects all the nationalities and interests that fans have been hoping for. From former Ballon D’Or winner Diego Forlan to the former Coach of the Mexican National Team, Miguel “Piojo” Herrera, 26 experts and talents will bring the World Cup to life in Telemundo.
TelevisaUnivision announces partnership with Liga MX to Bring Official Commercial Rights to Market in he U.S.
TelevisaUnivision announced a partnership with Liga MX in which it will exclusively bring the Mexican soccer league’s commercial rights to market in the United States. Through this partnership, TelevisaUnivision will deliver a one-stop-shop for brands to tap into Liga MX’s massive fan base through IP-driven media, experiential, retail activations and more.
As audiences continue to increase their streaming consumption, sports are ready to join the ranks of hit programs like Stranger Things, Only Murders in the Building and Obi-Wan Kenobi. And with new streaming-exclusive deals involving the NFL and MLS in play, fans are ready, as more than one-third of U.S. homes now access TV programming strictly through an internet connection1.
The 2022 FIFA World Cup—a month-long football marathon featuring 64 matches—will attract an estimated 5 billion viewers worldwide1. And the reach of the World Cup extends far beyond the field, with team and player updates, predictions and other content taking over screens and, increasingly, social feeds in the months surrounding the event.
These controversies, however, do not appear to have diminished fans' interest in the quadrennial event, especially here in the U.S., with athletes returning to the tournament after failing to qualify in 2018. This, along with an overall increase in interest in soccer in the U.S., will likely result in strong viewership.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises released a timely report titled The Future Is Fútbol to define and characterize the fundamental shift in the importance of soccer in mainstream American sports and the role Latinos are playing in this economic, cultural and media phenomenon. The Future Is Fútbol report draws on primary and secondary research and data collection, including quantitative surveys and an innovative neuroscience study among bilingual Hispanics.
Telemundo Deportes announced its coverage plans for the 2022 NFL season, beginning with the NFL Kickoff Game between the defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams and the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, Sept. 8 at 8:20 p.m. ET live on Universo, TelemundoDeportes.com and the Telemundo Deportes app.
Canela Media announced it has appointed Felipe Osorio to the newly created position of Vice President of Canela Sports, a channel on its free streaming platform service Canela.TV.
TelevisaUnivision announced a multi-year commercial and media partnership with the Dallas Cowboys.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises is rolling out a multi-city national campaign, "El Campeón En Ti" ("The Champion In You"), to build on its longstanding commitment to inspire Hispanic youth to discover -- through soccer -- the champions within themselves. The campaign will bring an inspiring and engaging series of jamboree events to cities across the country in the months leading up to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, serving as a second edition of Telemundo’s community-driven campaign inaugurated during the FIFA World Cup Russia in 2018.
Anticipation couldn’t be higher for the FIFA World Cup 2022—nor could the stakes for brands, broadcasters and platforms looking to show up big.